Advanced Nanomaterials & Microrobotics Laboratory

Tentative Schedule of AIM 2019

Tentative Schedule of the Workshop (July 8)

Recent Progress on Micromachines and Microrobotics

Organizers: Li Zhang (CUHK) and Tiantian Xu (SIAT, CAS)

Time

Talk

Title

9:30 – 9:40

Open remarks


9:40 – 10:20

Keynote talk I  (Oliver Schmidt)

o.schmidt@ifw-dresden.de

Tackling key challenges in microrobotics: System integration, deep tissue imaging and biomedical applications

10:2011:00

Keynote talk II  (Hongsoo Choi)

mems@dgist.ac.kr

Magnetically actuated microrobots as a platform for stem cell transplantation

11:00 – 11:10

Break


11:1011:50

(Cancelled)

Keynote talk III  (Jianguo Guan)

guanjg@whut.edu.cn

Intelligent phototactic flocks of micromotors

11:5012:30

Keynote talk IV  (Qiang He)

qianghe@hit.edu.cn

Self-Propelled Nanomotors for Thermomechanically Percolating Cell Membranes

12:3014:00

Lunch


14:0014:30

Lixin Dong

L.X.Dong@cityu.edu.hk

Nanosensors for Microrobots

14:30 – 15:00

Qingsong Xu

qsxu@umac.mo

Development of microforce sensing robotic cell manipulation tools

15:00 – 15:30

Chengzhi Hu

hucz@sustc.edu.cn

Functional miniaturized devices for single cell analysis

15:30 – 15:40

Break


15:40 – 16:10

U Kei Cheang

zhengyj@sustc.edu.cn

Fabrication and Control of Micro/nanorobots

16:1016:40

Ji Tae Kim

jtkim@hku.hk

Nanosensors that swim

16:4017:10

Lidong Yang (TBD)

Statistics-Based Automated Control for A Swarm of Paramagnetic Nanoparticles in 2D Space

17:10 – 17:30

Close remarks and open discussion


17:30

End



Organizers

Li Zhang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering (MAE) and an associate faculty member in Chow Yuk Ho Technology Centre for Innovative Medicine (TIM) and T Stone Robotics Institute (CURI) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received the B.S. degree from Zhejiang University, China, in 2000, the M.S. degree from the University of Kiel, Germany, in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Basel, Switzerland, in 2007. From 2002 to 2006, he was with the Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology (LMN), Paul Scherrer Institute, and also with the Department of Physics at the University of Basel. He joined the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland as a postdoctoral fellow in 2007, and as a senior scientist from 2009 to 2012. He then joined CUHK in 2012 as an Assistant Professor.

 Tiantian Xu is an Associate Professor at The Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS). She received her Master Degree of Mechanics at Institut supérieur de mécanique de Paris, and Master Degree of Industry Engineering at Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, France. Afterwards, she finished her Ph.Ddegree of Robotic at UPMC - University pierre and marie curie, Paris, France. In 2016, when she finished her Post-doc fellow at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, she joined SIAT as an Associate Professor.


Speakers

Oliver Schmidt

Institute Director of The Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW)

Hongsoo Choi

Professor (Tenured) of the Department of Robotics Engineering, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu, Korea

Co-Director of the DGIST-ETH Microrobot Research Center (DE-MRC), DGIST, Daegu, Korea

Jianguo Guan

Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor of MOE, the Chief Professor and doctoral tutor of the Wuhan University ofTechnology (WHUT), China

Dean for the International School of Materials Science and Engineering, WHUT

Qiang He

Longjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor of the Key Laboratory of Microsystems and Microstructures Manufacturing (Ministry of Education), Micro/Nano Technology Research Center, Harbin Institute of Technology


Lixin Dong

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

Qingsong Xu

Associate Professor of the Department of Electromechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau

Chengzhi Hu

Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanicaland Energy Engineering, The Southern University of Science and Technology

U Kei Cheang

Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanicaland Energy Engineering, The Southern University of Science and Technology

Ji Tae Kim

Assistant Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Lidong Yang

Ph.D. Candidate of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong