South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA

Prof. Pierre Larochelle(Keynote Speaker)

Speech Title: Deploying Robotics for Spatial Free Form Additive Manufacturing

ASME Fellow ; Associate Editor ASME J. of Mechanisms & Robotics

Pierre Larochelle (Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Irvine) is the Department Head and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology....

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York University, Canada

Prof. Dan Zhang(Keynote Speaker)

Speech Title: Innovation Design and Applications of Robotic Manipulators in Intelligent Manufacturing System

Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME),
Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME),
Senior Member of IEEE,
Senior Member of SME

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Fudan University, China

Prof. Wenqiang Zhang(Keynote Speaker)

Speech Title: Robot Intelligent Technology based on Audio and Visual Perception

PhD,  Professor, School of Computer Science

His research interests are on Robotics,  Machine Intelligence, Video/Image Analysis and so on.

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Nanyang Technology University, Singapore

Prof. Yiyu Cai(Keynote Speaker)

deputy director of NTU’s Center of Augmented and Virtual Reality

Speech Title: Construction 4.0

Biography: Professor Yiyu Cai directs the Digitization Cluster with The Energy Research Institute @ NTU. At NTU, he also heads the Computer-aided Engineering Labs and the Strategic Research Program of VR and Soft Computing. He is deputy director of NTU’s Center of Augmented and Virtual Reality.

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University of Manchester, UK

Prof. Zhengtao Ding(Keynote Speaker)

IEEE Member

Speech Title: Control Perspectives for Network-Based Distributed Optimization Algorithms

Biography: Zhengtao Ding received B.Eng. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and M.Sc. degree in systems and control, and the Ph.D. degree in control systems from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Manchester, U.K.

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Past CCEAI Speakers

Dr. Ara Nefian


Prof. Naira Hovakimyan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Prof. Desineni Subbaram Naidu

University of Minnesota Duluth, USA

Prof. Chu Kiong Loo

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Prof. Bipin C. Desai

Concordia University, Canada

Dr. Hongjun He

The 21st research institute of China, Electronics technology Group Corporation


Prof. Dan Zhang

York University, Canada

Prof. Pierre Larochelle

South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA

Prof. Evangelos Theodorou

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Wilson Q. Wang

Lakehead University, Canada

Dr. Xiaofeng Wang

University of South Carolina, USA