Keynote Presentations

Keynote Speaker

Topic: Reconstructing Reality: From Physical World to Virtual Environments

Prof. Ming C. Lin

IEEE Fellow
Distinguished University Professor and Elizabeth Stevinson Iribe Chair of Computer Science at the University of Maryland College Park and John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor Emerita of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill

Research Interests
Computational robotics, haptics, physically-based modeling, virtual reality, sound rendering, and geometric computing.

Major Honors and Awards
The NSF Young Faculty Career Award (1995) Honda Research Initiation Award (1997) UNC/IBM Junior Faculty Development Award (1999) UNC Hettleman Award for Scholarly Achievements (2003) Beverly W. Long Distinguished Professorship (2007-2010) UNC WOWS Scholar (2009-2011) IEEE VGTC Virtual Reality Technical Achievement Award (2010)

Topic: Discontinuous Control Systems: Past, Present and Future

Prof. Xinghuo Yu

IEEE Fellow
Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Melbourne, Australia

Research Interests
Control systems, intelligent and complex systems, energy systems engineering

Major Honors and Awards
Honorary Professorship: Shanghai University, Shanghai, China (2018); Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China (2016); Anhui University, Hefei, China (2016); Fudan University, Shanghai, China (2014) M. A. Sargent Medal, joint award from the Electrical College and the Information, Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering College of Engineers Australia (2018) Named an Engineering Executive, Engineers Australia (2018) Named a Highly Cited Researcher (Engineering Category) five years in a row from 2015 to 2019, Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Australasian Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Contribution Award, Australian Computer Society (2018)


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