Invited Speakers


Prof. Zhi Li
Northeastern University, China

Biodata: Dr. Zhi Li is Professor of the State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries at Northeastern University, China. He finished his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at Concordia University, Canada in 2015. He had two postdoctoral research experience at Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands and York University, Canada. After that, he was invited as an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow to conduct research at University of Magdeburg, Germany. His research focuses on modeling and control of smart materials-actuated mirco/nano positioning systems, advanced mechatronics systems, and motion control. On these topics, he has published 36 journal papers, 15 conference papers, 2 book chapters and 2 patents, and one of his conference papers received T. J. Tarn’s Best Paper Award on Control Applications in the 11th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA). He is currently serving as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.