2023 3rd International Conference on Mechanical Design and Simulation (MDS 2023)


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Bing Li
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Biography: Dr. Bing Li is a professor in the School of Aeronautics at Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xi'an, China). He was elected as a Distinguished Expert of Chinese “Oversea Young Talents Program”. He conducted his Post-Doctoral training in 2015-2018 at The University of Akron (Akron, US). He received his Ph.D. in the College of Engineering at Peking University (Beijing, China) in 2015. He received his Joint-Supervision Ph.D. training in the School of AMME at The University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia) in 2013-2014. Dr.Li's current research interests include dynamics of elastic/mechanical metamaterials/metasurfaces, vibration and noise control, wave mechanics, structural health monitoring and advanced composites. He has published >70 scientific papers in top-tier peer-reviewed journals and renowned international conferences, >10 issued or pending patents, >20 invited presentations. Dr. Li is an Editor Board Member for five scientific journals including Frontiers in Physics, J. Compos. Sci. etc. He also served as Guest Editor for Sensors, Conference Chair, Committee Member and Session Chair for >10 international conferences, Reviewer for >30 prestigious journals.


Prof. Yang Xiao
Southwest Petroleum University, China

Biography: Yang Xiao, Professor of School of Mechanical Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, graduated from Department of Mechanical engineering, Sichuan University in July 1985, majoring in precision machinery design and manufacturing, with a bachelor of Engineering degree. In January 1991, he graduated from the Graduate School of Beihang University with a master's degree in computer graphics. His research direction is computer aided design. In 2000, he was a visiting scholar in visual Computing Laboratory, Department of Computer Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook. Since work mainly for digital design and manufacture of mechanical products, computer aided design, computer graphics, high precision NC machining of free-form surface, Additive material manufacturing application, virtual reality and augmented reality theory and engineering application, mechanical products design and manufacture of digital transformation of the teaching and scientific research work, AI applications in mechanical engingeering. Member of Chinese Society of Engineering Graphics, Member of Council of China Digital Simulation Alliance, member of Computer Graphics Professional Committee of Sichuan Engineering Graphics Society, evaluation expert of science and technology projects in intelligent equipment, aviation and Gas turbine, software and information service of Sichuan Science and Technology Department. Editorial Board of American Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. In recent years, he has presided over and participated in 26 national, provincial and ministerial research projects. Participated in many international and domestic academic conferences. He has published 6 monographs and textbooks, and over 48 academic papers in core journals at home and abroad.


Prof. Xiaodong Zhang

Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Biography: Professor Xiaodong Zhang received the B.E. degree in Energy and Power Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in 1989, and the M.E. and Ph.D. degree in Mechanics from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 2010, he was a Teacher, and in 1999 promoted as an Associate Professor in school of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China. Since 2011 he has been a Professor, and now is a deputy director, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems with school of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China.

Professor Xiaodong Zhang was a Visiting Scholar in Department of Mechanical and Medical Engineering, University of Bradford, UK, about three months from 2001 to 2002. He was a Researcher in School of Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, about two years from 2003 to 2005. He was a visiting professor in the Lab on Intelligent robotics, Michigan State University, USA, about one month in November, 2010, and in the Lab on the Control and Intelligent Systems Engineering, University of Hull, UK, about 3 weeks in October, 2011, and in School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, about 2 weeks in July, 2017, and in the Lab on Mechatronics and Intelligent robotics, University of Essex, UK, about 6 months from 2019 to 2020, respectively. Furthermore, he was a lecture professor funded by K. C. Wong Education Foundation in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, about 2 weeks in December, 2018.

Professor Xiaodong Zhang has published more than 100 papers, include 30 papers indexed by SCI & about 50 papers indexed by EI, and won 20 Patents of invention & 10 Design Patents, and served as an Associate Editor of Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology & Editor of Intelligent Service Robotics. He won best paper award of the 2008 International Conference on Rehabilitation in China, best session paper award.