Keynote Speakers

Prof. Shuenn-Yih Chang
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

Biography: Shuenn-Yih Chang received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign in 1995. Prior to joining National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, in 2002, Shuenn-Yih Chang was an associate research fellow of National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE). His research focuses on the structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. His work addresses on the dynamic testing of large-scale earthquake resistant structures, including the developments of novel pseudo- dynamic techniques. He is also of great interest in the design of accurate and efficient computational methods for dynamic problems of contemporary engineering interest. He has publishing more than one hundred and thirty more refereed journal articles and conference papers since 1988.

Prof. Mohd. Hudzari Bin Haji Razali
University Technology MARA (UiTM), Malaysia

Biography: Mohd Hudzari bin Haji Razali was born on 07rd February 1974 in Muar, a small village in North of Johor, boundary neighbour with Jasin, Melaka Malaysia. He did his elementary education in his village school. He passed his secondary school certificate from High School Muar, Johor, Malaysia. He started his university education at the Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, and Selangor, Malaysia, where he obtained a Diploma of Agriculture Engineering in 1996. He obtained his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in 1999 and Master of Science degree on Agriculture Automation and Robotic from Universiti Putra Malaysia at the same University on program of structure A (research basis) in 2003. He worked as an Assistant Researcher for the national research grant during 2003 till present under his supervisor; Professor Wan Ishak Wan Ismail. In 2005, he was awarded a partial scholarship from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia when appointed as a Graduate Research Assistant to pursue Ph.D program at Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia and received Ph.D on Smart Technology and Robotic Engineering in October 2010. Previously worked as an Associate Professor in Department of Agriculture Science and Biotechnology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA); and currently worked as at same gred of Associate Professor in UiTM; the position as academician took up on 6 February 2011, a day to his 37th anniversary. Mohd Hudzari also hold other posts, including Research Assistant at Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (1999 -2000), then offered as an Automation Engineer at private sector in STMicroelectronic Sdn Bhd, 84000, Muar, Johor, Malaysia (2000-2002), Program Manager and Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia (2003-2010). He is registered graduate engineer, Board of Engineer (BEM) Malaysia (2011-now) and also currently appointed as Deputy Dean (Student Affairs and Alumni) at same faculty from 1 September 2015.

Prof. Min Zhang
Tsinghua University, China

Biography: Min Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. He has been working on MEMS sensors, micro/nano assembly and micro/nanostructured surfaces during his research experiences in Tsinghua University and University of Minnesota, USA. In 2012, he joined the Graduate School at Shenzhen of Tsinghua University as an Associate Professor. His long-term research aims to investigate the fundamental electrical and mechanical properties of novel structures and materials for flexible MEMS/NEMS sensors and actuators. Present research efforts are flexible tactile sensors and insect-scale soft robots.