The 3rd International Symposium on Robotics & Intelligent Manufacturing Technology (ISRIMT 2021) was successfully held online on September 25-26, 2021. More than 300 experts and scholars from many countries, including China, Canada and the UK, participated in this online conference. Prof. Xu Weiya, Vice President of Hohai University, and Prof. Yang Guilin, Chairman of the conference and Vice President of Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches, which was hosted by Prof. Wang Yanjie, Vice Dean of School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Hohai University.
The conference was hosted by Hohai University, organized by the School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering of Hohai University, and technically supported by IEEE. Robotics and intelligent manufacturing technology are two hot topics in the academic world, and are important directions for the development of "Made in China 2025". Since entering the 21st century, robotics and intelligent manufacturing technology have achieved fruitful academic and application results. This conference has built an academic platform for experts, scholars and industrial colleagues in the field of robotics and intelligent manufacturing to exchange and discuss, which is of great significance to promote the development of robotics and intelligent manufacturing industry in China. Experts and scholars from domestic and foreign universities and research institutions, business people and other related personnel are invited to attend the conference.
Co-organizers of the conference: Youth Committee of International Society of Bionic Engineering, Manufacturing Technology Professional Committee of Chinese Society of Automation, Mechanical Industry Automation Branch of Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering, Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Special Robotics Technology, Jiangsu Strategic Alliance of Robotics and Intelligent Equipment Industry Innovation, Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Intelligent Robotics, Cardiff University Laboratory of Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Changzhou Mechanics Society.
The conference focuses on the frontier dynamics and hot issues in the fields of biomimetic robotics, space robotics, precision mechanical design, group intelligence optimization and intelligent control, artificial intelligence and robotics, etc. It aims to build a good international academic exchange and cooperation platform for experts and scholars in the field of robotics and intelligent manufacturing, and promote the deep integration of robotics and intelligent manufacturing.
On September 25, Prof. Tao Mei from Pengcheng Lab, Prof. Wenfang Xie from Concordia University, Prof. Minzhou Luo from Hohai University, Prof. Jun Fu from Northeastern University, Prof. Dunbing Tang from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Prof. Fei Tao from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Prof. Yu Liu from Jiangnan University, Dr. Ze Ji from Cardiff University, Dr. Chunxu from Plymouth University, and Prof. Angelo Cangelosi from Manchester University. Li, Prof. Angelo Cangelosi, University of Manchester, UK, gave excellent academic reports on international frontier hotspots such as underwater intelligent robots, collaborative robots and digital twin research, and proposed the future development direction of intelligent robotics research.
Title: Development of an collaborative operation system for underwater intelligent robots
Prof. Wenfang Xie，Concordia University
Title: Enhanced image-based visual servoing dealing with uncertainties
Title: Deterministic dynamic optimization and control of nonlinear systems
Prof. Dunbing Tang, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Title: A Practical approach for self-organizing production system based on agent computing nodes
Title: Digital twin: from theory to practice
Title: Advanced coaxial printing for embedded multi-functionalities in soft electronics
Title: Robot active learning and perception
Title: Core research on human-robot skill transfer: an application to human-centred domestic caregiving robots
Prof. Angelo Cangelosi，University of Manchester
Title: Developmental robotics for language learning, trust and theory of mind
In the morning of September 26th, Prof. Song Aiguo from Southeast University, Prof. Dai Zhendong from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Prof. Guo Yinan from China University of Mining and Technology, Prof. Zhang Xuebo from Nankai University, Prof. Bao Jinsong from Donghua University and Prof. Dong Shaojiang from Chongqing Jiaotong University gave colorful presentations on teleoperated robots, biomimetics of gecko movement, mobile robots and dynamic modeling intelligence of rolling bearings.
Prof. Zhendong Dai, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Title: Biomimetics on gecko locomotion: from biology to engineering
Dynamic modeling and life state recognition of rolling bearings
During the conference, experts and scholars held lively discussions and shared and discussed the latest research results in this field, creating a new academic ecology of "open communication and sharing results".
The conference carried out the excellent paper award activities, and the authors of six papers, including Wenjun Shen and others from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xinjie Zhang and others from the University of Hehai, Ming Chen and others from the General Design Department of Space Vehicles in Beijing, Zhaorun Chen and others from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tingxiao Fan and others from Southeast University, and Dexin Jiang and others from Shanghai University, were awarded.
The 3rd International Symposium on Robotics & Intelligent Manufacturing Technology (ISRIMT 2021) is an important platform for international experts and scholars in the field of robotics and intelligence to exchange and cooperate with each other. Experts at the conference share cutting-edge scientific research results and technological development trends while establishing a broader cooperation and exchange relationship, laying a solid foundation for future multidisciplinary exchange and cooperation and collaborative innovation, which is of great significance in promoting the development of robotics and intelligent manufacturing technology and scientific and technological progress, and is conducive to setting off a new wave of research in the field of robotics and intelligent manufacturing.
As one of the co-organizers of the conference, will continue to uphold the academic service spirit of "professionalism, dedication, and concentration" and carry out various academic exchange activities with the starting and ending points of promoting academic prosperity and jointly promoting the development of academic research and applied research.