2025 8th International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Automation (IMA 2025)
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Speakers of IMA 2024


Prof. Xiaogang Liu

Wuhan University of Technology, China

Profile: Prof. Xiaogang Liu acquired his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia, and he is now a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of Mechanical engineering and Instrument Science and Technology at the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology. He has chaired two scientific research projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and his academic outputs include academic papers, invention patents and software copyrights in the fields of Intelligent Manufacturing, Contact Mechanics, Mechanical Vibration and Electromechanical Control. As the leader of a provincial teaching and research project about mechanical manufacturing, he summarised these academic outputs into monographs to integrate research and education, and was recognised as Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Currently, he is an assessment expert of the national Natural Science Foundation of China, an assessment expert of China Scholarship Council, a senior member of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, an expert of the high-tech industry in Wuhan, and was awarded the “T A Stewart-Dyer Prize/Frederick Harvey Trevithick Prize” by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London.


Assoc. Prof. Weimin Huang

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Profile: Prof. Wei Min Huang is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has over 18 years of experience on shape memory materials and technologies. He has published two books (Thin Film Shape Memory Alloys [Cambridge University Press, 2009]; Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers [CRC, 2011]) and over 170 papers in journals, such as Drug Delivery Review and Materials Today, etc, and has been invited to review manuscripts from over 180 international journals and proposals from American Chemical Society etc. He is currently on the editorial board of over a dozen of journals.


Prof. Jinping Liu

Hunan Normal University, China

Profile: Liu Jinping is a professor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Hunan Normal University. He has been engaged in the research on intelligent monitoring, modeling and optimal control of complex industrial processes for a long time, and has developed several sets of related intelligent monitoring systems, which have been successfully applied to complex industrial processes such as lead-zinc flotation process and iron and steel smelting process, with remarkable economic benefits. He presided over 2 projects of National Natural Science Foundation, 1 project of Hunan Natural Science Foundation, 1 key project of National Natural Science Foundation (Guangdong Joint Fund) and 1 general project of National Natural Science Foundation in cooperation with other units. He has published more than 40 papers in international SCI journals, more than 20 papers in domestic journals such as acta automatica sinica, China Science: Information Science and Journal of Electronics, applied for more than 20 national invention patents, and granted 8 patents.


Prof. Chenglin Liu

Jiangnan University, China

Profile: Cheng-Lin Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Southeast University, China in 2009. He is currently a full professor and a doctoral supervisor at Department of Automation, School of IOT Engineering, Jiangnan University. He is a IEEE senior member.He held some visiting positions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan. His current research interests include coordination control of multi-robot systems, iterative learning control and nonlinear control. He presided over three projects from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, one project from Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, and received the Six Talent Peaks Project in Jiangsu Province. He has published two books and more than 150 technical papers.