ICMSC 2023 Speakers
Prof. Shuzhi Sam Ge
(Fellow of IFAC, IEEE, and IET)
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Professor Shuzhi Sam Ge is the Director of Social Robotics Lab,
Interactive Digital Media Institute, and Supervisor of
Edutainment Robotics Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, the National University of Singapore. He obtained
his BSc from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics,
and PhD and DIC from Imperial College London. He has
(co)-authored three books: Adaptive Neural Network Control of
Robotic Manipulators (World Scientific, 1998), Stable Adaptive
Neural Network Control (Kluwer, 2001) and Switched Linear
Systems: Control and Design (Springer-Verlag, 2005), over 300
international journal and conference papers, and edited a book:
Autonomous Mobile Robots: Sensing, Control, Decision Making and
Applications (Taylor and Francis, 2006).
He is the Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Social Robotics, Springer, and the book Editor of the Taylor & Francis’ Automation and Control Engineering Series. He has served/been serving as an Associate Editor for a number of flagship journals including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, and Automatica. At IEEE Control Systems Society, he served/serves as Vice President for Technical Activities, 2009-2010, and Vice President for Membership Activities, 2011. He is an Fellow of IFAC, IEEE, and IET.
He was the recipient of Inaugural Temasek Young Investigator Award, Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), Singapore, 2002; and National Technology Award of the National Science & Technology Board, Singapore,1999. He provides technical consultancy to industrial and government agencies. His current research interests include social robotics, mind robotics, multimedia fusion, adaptive control, intelligent systems and artificial intelligence. He is the founder of Personal E-Motion Pte Ltd and Portege Pte Ltd.
Prof. John Mo
(Fellow of IME and IEA)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
John P. T. Mo is Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and former Head of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering at RMIT University, Australia, since 2007. He has been an active researcher in manufacturing and complex systems for over 35 years and worked for educational and scientific institutions in Hong Kong and Australia. From 1996, John was a Project Manager and Research Team Leader with Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) for 11 years leading a team of 15 research scientists. John has a broad research interest and has received numerous industrial research grants. A few highlights of the projects include: signal diagnostics for plasma cutting machines, ANZAC ship alliance engineering analysis, optimisation of titanium machining for aerospace industry, critical infrastructure protection modelling and analysis, polycrystalline diamond cutting tools on multi-axes CNC machine, system analysis for support of complex engineering systems John obtained his doctorate from Loughborough University, UK and is a Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and Institution of Engineers Australia.
Assoc. Prof. Giuseppe Carbone
Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Graduated with honors in Mechanical Engineering in 2000 at the University of Cassino, he received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 2004. He carried out numerous research and teaching periods abroad. He was invited visiting professor at Waseda University (Japan), the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (Spain), the Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (China), Sheffield Hallam University (England), the University of Poiters (France). From 2019 he is Associate Professor in the DSS Ing-Ind / 13 and carries out research in many areas of Applied Mechanics to Machines, with particular attention to robotics and mechatronics. He partecipated /coordinated more than 20 international research projects including the AGEWELL project co-financed on H2020 European funds on innovative robotic systems for post-stroke rehabilitation. He is Associate Editor of numerous magazines including the journal Robotica (Cambridge University Press).