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December 29-31, 2017 | Yokohama, Japan

Prof. Ian McAndrew
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, UK

About Prof. Ian McAndrew: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering ; M.Sc. in Manufacturing MA in Education Management ; Pg.D. in Education Training; B.A. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering; B.A. in Production Engineering Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers. Dr McAndrew spent 12 years in industry as a designer before entering academia. He has over 20 years of teaching experience in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Far East. He has supervised many PhD students and published extensively for over 20 years. He is the author of a book and Editor of a new Journal being produced with a focus on Aviation. Currently he is the Department Chair of Graduate Studies in the College of Aeronautics Worldwide at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. His research interests are in Aerodynamics and Effective Education, which he has published extensively. He has presented at many Conferences and believes these are critical research meetings for those that are new to research and the experienced to mentor the next generation.

Prof. Je-Chin Han
Texas A&M University, USA

About Prof. Je-Chin Han: Dr. Je-Chin Han is currently University Distinguished Professor and Marcus Easterling Endowed Chair Professor at Texas A&M University. He received his B.S. degree from National Taiwan University in 1970, M.S. degree from Lehigh University in 1973, and Sc.D. degree from M.I.T. in 1976, all in Mechanical Engineering. He has been working on turbine blade cooling, film cooling, and rotating coolant-passage heat transfer research for the past 40 years. He is the co-author of 220 journal papers and lead author of the book Gas Turbine Heat Transfer and Cooling Technology. He has served as editor, associate editor, and honorary board member for eight heat transfer related journals. He received the 2002 ASME Heat Transfer Memorial Award, the 2004 International Rotating Machinery Award, the 2004 AIAA Thermophysics Award, and the 2016 ASME IGTI Aircraft Engine Technology Award. He is a Fellow of ASME and AIAA.

Prof. Jae-Hung Han
Department of Aerospace Engineering, KAIST, Korea

About Prof. Jae-Hung Han: Jae-Hung Han is a professor and the head of the department of aerospace Engineering, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology), Korea. He received his B.S. in the department of mechanical department, KAIST in 1991. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in the department of aerospace engineering, KAIST in 1993 and 1998, respectively. Before joining KAIST as a faculty member in 2003, he worked at the Institute of Fluid Science, Tohoku Univ., Japan and communication satellite development center of ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Korea. His research and teaching activities have focused on the development of new technologies and systems that utilize the smart materials and structures, and information technology (electronics) with the emphases on elegant design and reliable control. Recent research topics include Shape Reconstruction of Structures; Micro Vibration Suppression for Jitter mitigation; Pyrotechnic-Mechanical Device and Pyroshock, Bio-inspired Flying Robot, and so on. He is an associate Fellow of AIAA, a member of ASME and SPIE. He is an associate editor for Aerospace Science and Technology, Journal of intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, and International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences. He is also an editorial board member for Advanced Composite Materials. He has published more than 110 international journal papers, and has received several awards including the best paper award in 2010 World Automation Congress (Sep., Kobe, Japan) and KAIST Creative Teaching award in 2007.

Prof. Shiyin Qin
Beihang University, China

About Prof. Shiyin Qin: Shiyin Qin received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering science in automatic controls and industrial systems engineering from Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou, China, in 1978 and 1984, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in industrial control engineering and intelligent automation from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1990.He had ever been a Professor in Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, and Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China. He is now a Professor at the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing. He has published more than 140 papers and also is the author of three monographs.Dr. Qin is an outstanding member of the council and the secretary-general of Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), the vice-chairman of the Society of Intelligent Control and Intelligent Management in CAAI, and is also a member of the Committee of Intelligent Automation of Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He was awarded the First Level Prize of 1999 National Excellent Books of Science and Technology and the Progress of Science and Technology, and the Gold Medal Prize of the Excellent Software of the 5th National Engineering Design (1999).

Prof. Kenji Uchiyama
Nihon University, Japan

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