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Keynote and Plenary Speakers

(1) Plenary Speakers

Name:Fuewen Frank Liou,  Ph.D., ASME Fellow

Education:

Ph.D., M.E.          University of Minnesota, July 1987.

M.S., M.E.           North Carolina State University at Raleigh, May 1984.

B.S., N.A.& M.E.     National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, June, 1980.

Experience:

(1) Michael and Joyce Bytnar Product Innovation and Creativity Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 2011-present, MS&T

(2) Director, Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Engineering Program, 2000-present, MS&T

(3) Senior Research Investigator, Intelligent Systems Center(ISC), 1997- present, MS&T

(4) Faculty Research Investigator, Graduate Center for Materials Research (MRC), 2010-present.

(5) Faculty Research Investigator, Energy Research and Development Center (ERDC), 2010- present.

(6) Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1999-2011, MS&T

(7) Co-founder, Product Innovation and Engineering (PINE), LLC, 2002-present

(8) Interim Program Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Engineering Program, 1998- 2000, University of Missouri-Rolla

(9) Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1993-1999, University of Missouri-Rolla

(10) Boeing - A.D. Welliver Faculty Summer Fellow, Wichita and Seattle, Summer 1997

(11) Research Investigator, Intelligent Systems Center, 1993-97, University of Missouri-Rolla

(12) Research Associate, Intelligent Systems Center, 1991-1993, University of Missouri-Rolla

(13) Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, 1987-1993, University of Missouri-Rolla


 (2) Plenary Speakers

Name:Anand Asundi, Ph.D.; SPIE Fellow; IES Fellow; Editor, Journal of Optics and Lasers in Engineering 

Education

1970-75 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.B.Tech in Civil Engineering.

1975-77 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India.M.Tech in Aeronautical Engineering

1977-81 SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, USA.Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering

Experience

1976-77

Senior Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Worked on project entitled "Fracture Design of Laminated and Composite Plates," in the Dept. of Aeronautical Engg.

1977-81

Teaching assistant in the Dept. of Mechanical Engg. at SUNY at Stony Brook, New York. Involved assisting and teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses such as Statics and Dynamics, Structural Analysis, Experimental Stress Analysis and supervision of Senior Design Projects.

1981-83

Research associate in the Dept. of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech., Blacksburg. Engaged in developing high sensitivity moiré and holographic techniques for deformation measurements of composite materials and in fracture studies. Also worked on development of an automated fringe pattern analyzer.

1983-1990

Lecturer in the Dept.of Mechanical Engg. at the University of Hong Kong. Taught undergraduate courses in Mechanics of Materials, Mechanics of Solids and associated Laboratory sessions. Also taught M.Sc. level course in Computational and Experimental Stress Analysis. Conducted independent funded research in the application of Optical Stress Analysis Techniques in the areas of Fracture Mechanics, Adhesive Joints, Bio-Engineering and Wear Studies.

1990-1994

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hong Kong. Promoted on basis of academic achievement and merit. Teaching responsibility in areas of Mechanics of Solids and Design at both undergraduate and M.Sc. levels. Supervision of project and research students at the M.Phil and Ph.D levels. Funded research in Experimental Mechanics with emphasis on Optical Techniques as applied to Damage Mechanics and Composite Deformation; and Image Processing methods in Photomechanics and for Automated Visual Inspection.

1994-1996

Reader/Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong. Promoted on academic merit and research achievement. Similar teaching responsibility as above. Funded research projects and interests are listed below. Current interests in Digital Imaging for Inspection and Measurement of static and dynamic events; Optical Methods for Measurement and Display; Composite Materials application and design, Fibre Optic Strain Sensors.

1996 -

Professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of Centre for Optical and Laser Engineering and Dy. Director of the Advanced Materials Research Centre at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Developed and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Optical Engineering, Engineering Measurements, NDT, Micro-sensors and Optomechatronics. Research interests in Photomechanics with applications in micro, nano and bio metrology, Fibre Optic Sensors for Smart Structures and BioChemical Sensing, 3D Profilometer and Optical Non-Destructive Testing and Optical Metrology.


 (3) Plenary Speakers

NameManabu Tokeshi, Ph.D.; Editor, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical
Professor at Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

Education

1987-1991 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ryukyu University, Okinawa, Japan BS Degree in Chemistry
1992-1997 Department of Molecular Science and Technology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Ph.D. Degree in Engineering
Title of Thesis: Dissociative Excitation Dynamics of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons by Charged Particles

Experience

1996-1997 Japan Science for the Promotion of Society (JSPS) Student Fellowship at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
1997-1998 JSPS Postdoctral Fellowship at The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
1998-1999 Researcher at Integrated Chemistry Project, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
1999-2003 Sub-Leader at Integrated Chemistry Project, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
2003-2004 Group Leader at Micro Chemistry Group, Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
2004-2005 President at Institute of Microchemical Technology, Kanagawa, Japan
2005-2011 Associate Professor at Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
2011-2012 Visiting Researcher at Swedich Medical Nanoscience Center, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
2011-2014 Visiting Professor at FIRST Research Center for Innovative Nanobiodevices, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
2011-Present Professor at Division of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan
2013-Present Visiting Professor at Innovative Research Center for Preventive Medical Engineering, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
2014-Present Visiting Professor at Institute of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan
2015-Present Visiting Professor at ImPACT Research Center for Advanced Nanobiodevices, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan


 (4) Plenary Speakers

NameFong-Zhi Chen, Deputy Director General

Instrument Technology Research Center (ITRC)

National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs)

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2000, National Cheng Kung University , Taiwan, ROC
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1993, National Cheng Kung University , Taiwan, ROC
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1991, National Cheng Kung University , Taiwan, ROC

Experience

2007.06~                Deputy Director General of ITRC, NARL
2005.01~2007.05    Division Director of Instrumentation Engineering Division, ITRC, NARL
2003.06~2004.12    Vice Division Director of Manufacturing and Maintenance Division, Precision Instrument Development Center, National Science Council
2001.04~2003.05    Engineer and Leader of Mechanical Section, Manufacturing and Maintenance Division, Precision Instrument Development Center, National Science Council
1995.11~2001.03    Associate Engineer of Research and Development Division, Precision Instrument Development Center, National Science Council


 (5) Plenary Speakers

NameYoshiharu Morimoto (Nickname: Harry Moiré) , Emeritus Professor at Wakayama University

CEO, Chairman of 4D Sensor Inc., Japan

Director of Moire Institute, Japan

Education

Ph.D. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1981

M.E. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1968

B.E. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1966

Experience

2009-2016 Director of Moire Institute Inc.

2008-2009 Executive Director for International Exchange of Wakayama University

2007-2009 Vice-President of Wakayama University

2005-2009 Executive Director for Research and University Liaison of Wakayama University

2001-2005 Director of Student Center for Independent Research in the Sciences, Wakayama University

1995-2009 Professor of Wakayama University (Faculty of Systems Engineering, Dept. of Opto-Mechatronics)

1993-1995 Professor of Wakayama University (Faculty of Economics, Dept. of Industrial Engineering)

1989-1990 Visiting Professor of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) (Dept. of Engineering Science and Mechanics)

1985-1993 Associate Professor of Osaka University (Faculty of Engineering Science, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

1981-1985 Assistant Professor of Osaka University (Faculty of Engineering Science, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

1974-1981 Assistant Professor of Osaka University (Faculty of Engineering Science, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)

1968-1974 Research Engineer of Komatsu Ltd., (Komatsu Engineering Research Laboratory)

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