Other places that I spend time at.
(as Director) The Boeing Advanced Research Collaboration (BARC) at UW is an interdisciplinary Boeing-UW partnership for the future of flight. BARC unites UW faculty and students with Boeing subject matter experts to evolve aerospace systems with next-generation technologies such as new materials, digital twin, AI, robotics, and human-technology partnership.
(as Program Committee Member) The 2024 American Control Conference (ACC) will be held Wednesday through Friday, July 10-12 (Workshops to be held July 8-9), 2024 in Toronto, ON, Canada at the Westin Harbour Castle. Toronto is Canada’s largest city and a world leader in such areas as business, finance, technology, entertainment and culture. Its large population of immigrants from all over the globe has also made Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world.
Interactively generate intriguing patterns in nature and engineering. Try it on your own computer!
(as Local Arrangement Chair) The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) is a flagship conference of IEEE/ASME Transactions on mechatronics. The AIM 2023 was held on June 27-July 1 (Tue-Sat), 2023, in Seattle, Washington, USA. Check out an exciting conference program at https://aim2023.org!
(as Publication Chair) The AIM 2024 will be held on July 15-July 18, 2024, in Boston, MA, USA. The sponsors and organizers of AIM 2024 invite submissions describing original work, including but not limited to Actuators, Automotive Systems, Bioengineering, Data Storage Systems, Electronic Packaging, Fault Diagnosis, Human-Machine interfaces, Human-Robot Interaction/Collaboration, Human Factors in Mechatronics Systems, Industry Applications, Information Technology, Intelligent Systems, Machine Vision, Manufacturing, Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems, Micro/Nano Technology, Modeling and Design, System Identification and Adaptive Control, Motion Control, Vibration and Noise Control, Neural and Fuzzy Control, Opto-Electronic Systems, Optomechatronics, Prototyping, Real-Time and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation, Robotics, Sensors, System Integration, Transportation Systems, Smart Materials and Structures, Energy Harvesting, and other frontier fields. Check out an exciting conference program at https://aim2024.org!
(as Associate Editor 2022-2025) The IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics publishes high quality technical papers on technological advances in mechatronics. A primary purpose of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics is to have an archival publication which encompasses both theory and practice. Papers published in the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics disclose significant new knowledge needed to implement intelligent mechatronics systems, from analysis and design through simulation and hardware and software implementation. The Transactions also contains a letters section dedicated to rapid publication of short correspondence items concerning new research results.
An introduction to modern controls, with concurrent examples in MATLAB and Python
(as Program Chair in 2022 and 2025) MECC aims to serve the scientific and engineering communities with interests in the modeling, estimation, and control of cross disciplinary mechanical systems to provide a platform for the dissemination and discussion of the state of the art in relevant research areas; and to create opportunities for networking with colleagues. The conference features conference awards, contributed sessions, invited sessions, workshops, special sessions, plenary talks, keynote speeches, student programs, as well as committee meetings, industry programs, and social functions
(as Exhibits Chair) ACC is the annual conference of the American Automatic Control Council (AACC), the U.S. national member organization of the International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC). National and international society co-sponsors of ACC include the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), IEEE Control Systems Society (IEEE-CSS), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), International Society of Automation (ISA), Society for Modeling & Simulation International (SCS), and Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
(as the 2008-2020 Chair) The Technical Committee on Vibrations seeks to disseminate research results in vibration and control of smart structures by organizing invited sessions at national and international conferences; by giving lectures, invited talks, and presentations in the broad area of vibration and control of smart structures; to promote the engineering profession via professional meetings of the TC and TC activities; to educate the members especially the graudate students for preparing the academia and professional life in general; to promote research success of the graduate students working in the field, and to serve the needs of the society through research, education, and industry liaisons.
(as Scientific Committee Member) The Boeing Advanced Research Center (BARC) represents a new paradigm in the execution of industrial research at the University of Washington. Boeing-employed affiliate instructors work in the lab side by side with faculty and students on joint research projects in the manufacturing and assembly of aircraft and spacecraft structures.
(as Student and Young Members Chair) The DSCC is the showcase technical forum of the Dynamic Systems and Control Division of ASME. It provides a focused and intimate setting for dissemination and discussion of the state of the art in dynamic systems and control research, with a mechanical engineering flavor. The technical program typically covers the modeling, simulation, analysis, design, and control of dynamical systems. Topics include control theory, industrial applications, and innovations in dynamical systems and control education.
(as Organizing Committee in 2020, Program Co-Chair in 2022, and Program Chair in 2024) The ISFA conference, a biennial summit on manufacturing automation and related technologies, was initiated in 1986 under co-sponsorship of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers (ISCIE) in Japan. It provides a focused and intimate setting for dissemination and discussion of advanced manufacturing technologies and other related fields such as dynamical systems and control, logistics and informatics, and design and optimization. It features synergistic blend of topics encompassing various aspects of manufacturing such as sensing and control, mechatronics, material design and synthesis, process modeling, lean manufacturing, diagnosis and prognosis, and emerging concepts including artificial intelligence, Internet-of-Things (IoT), cloud computing, and environmental sustainability, etc.
(as Scientific Committee Member) The UW ACC leverages a 16,000 sq ft high-tech space and equipment to build a robust innovation ecosystem for industry and academia to advance the field of data-driven methods for composites manufacturing.
(as Publicity Chair) As a flagship conference focusing on mechatronics and intelligent systems, AIM 2020 brought together an international community of experts to discuss the state-of-the-art, new research results, perspectives of future developments, and innovative applications relevant to mechatronics, robotics, automation, industrial electronics, and related areas. 2020 marked the first virtual AIM in the history of the conference!
(as Publicity Chair) The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM) is a flagship conference of IEEE/ASME Transactions on mechatronics. The AIM 2021 will be held on July 12 – 16, 2021 at TU Delft, The Netherlands. It will bring together an international community of experts to discuss the state of the art for new research results, perspectives of future developments, and innovative applications relevant to mechatronics, robotics, control, and automation.
Customizing control to the performance extreme.
(as Guest Editor) Owing to the explosive advancements in recent years in the areas of computational intelligence, material synthesis, and device integration, a new era of intelligent robotics, featuring unprecedented capabilities of sensing, actuation, and decision making, has arrived. Various newly developed robotic systems have penetrated into virtually all industrial sectors, ranging from manufacturing, energy, aerospace and naval, infrastructure, to health care and service, etc. They possess remarkably enhanced performances in terms of accuracy, adaptivity, reliability, and autonomy, and are poised to change fundamentally our modalities of working and living. The new accomplishments exemplify the collaborative efforts by academia and industry that are currently accelerating. Aiming at documenting and disseminating the progresses and identifying growth opportunities, this focused section showcases a number of recent technological achievements in the learning and control of robotic systems. It includes nine papers that share the common theme of robotic systems utilizing complex or heterogeneous data in their design and control through advanced learning and estimation techniques.
Help build a national robotic resource map for manufacturing.
Towards an agile manufacturing of quality-assured, short-run products.
Robots that remedy burdensome and subjective human inspections.
From irregular, asynchronous data to agile system response.
Towards a zero-waste agile manufacturing of quality-assured, short-run products.