ICDPR 2023 Speaker

Prof. Prof. Ning Xi
(Keynote Speaker)
IEEE Fellow

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China


Speech Title: TBA


Brief Biography: Professor Ning Xi received D.Sc. degree in Systems Science and Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA in December 1993. Currently he is the Chair Professor of Robotics and Automation in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing System Engineering, and the Director of Advanced Emerging Technologies Institute of the University of Hong Kong. Before joining the University of Hong Kong, he was a University Distinguished Professor, the John D. Ryder Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of Robotics and Automation Laboratory at Michigan State University in United States. He also served as the founding head of the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (2011-2013). Prof. Xi is a fellow of IEEE. He also served as the President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2010-2011), a member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2013-2015). He has been elected as the President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2018-2019). His research interests include robotics, manufacturing automation, micro/nano manufacturing, nano sensors and devices, and intelligent control and systems.

Personal webpage: https://www.imse.hku.hk/people/n-xi

Prof. Yongduan Song
(Keynote Speaker)
IEEE Fellow, IEAS Academician

Chongqing University,


Speech Title: TBA


Brief Biography: Song Yongduan, Professor/Doctoral Supervisor, IEEE Fellow, academician of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Registered Professional Engineer (USA), Who's Who of American Teachers, Executive Director of China Institute of Automation, Dean of School of Automation, Chongqing University, head of Intelligent Engineering Research Institute, Chongqing University. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from Tennessee Tech University in 1992.

Personal webpage: http://accu.cqu.edu.cn/info/1057/3664.htm