Prof. Wenjie Chen, Anhui University, Singapore
Wenjie Chen received his B. Eng. degree and M. Eng. degree in mechanical engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1985 and 1988 respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in mechatronics from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 1999. Currently, he is a professor and doctoral supervisor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Anhui University, Hefei, China; the expert of "100 Talents Plan" of Anhui Province, the senior member of IEEE, and the executive deputy director of "Anhui Province Engineering Laboratory of Human-Machine Integration Systems and Intelligent Equipment". He is now leading a team to engage in the research of flexible assembly and intelligent robotic manipulation & grasping. Prof. Chen has more than 30 years of experience in the research, design, and development of industrial automation equipment, with particular expertise in the application of "Mechanical Intelligence" technologies to solve adaptive problems in precision assembly and robot control. He has presided or participated in over 5 projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and dozens of robotic operation and assembly projects funded by the Singapore government and/or industrial partners, with a cumulative project funding of more than RMB 50 million. His research achievements have been successfully applied in the production line or assembly process of famous international enterprises such as Rolls-Royce, Philips, and PSA Singapore.