Keynote speakers

Prof. Eric Yeatman

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London

Eric M. Yeatman FREng, FIEEE has been a member of academic staff in Imperial College London since 1989, and Professor of Micro-Engineering since 2005. He was appointed Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Sept. 2015. He has published more than 250 papers and patents on optical devices and materials, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), and other topics. Prof. Yeatman was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal in 2011, and was made a Fellow of the Academy in 2012. He is also holds Fellowships of the IEEE, the IET, IOM3, and the City and Guilds Institute.

Prof. Elie Lefeuvre

Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Paris-Sud

Elie Lefeuvre has been a Professor with the University of Paris-Sud since 2010. From 2001 to 2007, he was an Associate Professor with the National Institute for Applied Sciences (Lyon, France), where he conducted research on energy harvesting, vibration control, and structural health monitoring systems for aerospace applications. Then, he oriented his work in the field of MEMS, when he was hired by University of Paris-Sud in 2007. He currently heads the Energy Harvesting research team at the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, a joint research unit of the CNRS and University of Paris-Sud. He has authored more than 160 research papers and patents on piezoelectric and electrostatic transducers, MEMS and interface circuits for energy harvesting. His current research focuses in particular on the topic of biomechanical energy harvesting for medical implant applications.

Prof. Liqun Chen

School of Science, Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen)

Prof. Liqun Chen's research interests includes: nonlinear designs and adjusts of vibrating systems in engineering, transverse vibrations of axially moving structures with engineering applications, vibration reductions of spacecraft.

Prof. Muhammad Hajj

Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Professor Muhammad R. Hajj is the George Meade Bond Professor, Chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering and Director of the Davidson Laboratory at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Hajj is a renowned scholar in the fields of nonlinear dynamics, fluid mechanics, structural dynamics and fluid-structure interactions with applications in aero- and hydro-elasticity, ships hydrodynamics, biomimetically-inspired air and underwater vehicles, and energy harvesting. To date, he has advised and directed research programs of 26 PhD students who hold prestigious academic and industry positions. He is the author/co-author of over 150 journal publications.

Prof. Wen-Jong Wu

Department of Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering, National Taiwan University

Wen-Jong Wu is currently Professor with Department of Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Wen-Jong Wu got his Ph.D degree in Institute of Applied Mechanics from National Taiwan University. He joined Department of Engineering Science and Ocean Engineering, National Taiwan University as Assistant Professor since 2003, has been Associate Professor since 2010, and has been Professor since 2014. From 2007 to 2008, he was with Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, NY USA as a visiting assistant professor. He is currently associate editor of Smart Materials and Structures. His research interests are in piezoelectric power transducer, vibration energy harvesting, wireless sensor networks, and flexible electronics.

Prof. Chengkuo Lee

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore

Chengkuo Lee is the Director of Center for Intelligent Sensors and MEMS at National University of Singapore. He received the M.Sc. degree from Department of Materials Science and Engineer, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 1991, M.Sc. degree from the Department of Industrial and System Engineering, the State University of New Jersey, Brunswick, NJ, USA, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Precision Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1996. His research interest include energy harvesting, nanophotonics, and MEMS.

Invited speakers

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