Appointments

Visiting Professor / Visiting Scholar Appointments
  • Visiting Professor, College of Education, Chinese University of Hong Kong (host: Prof. Catherine Wing Chee So), July 2016.

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Computer Studies, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines (host: Dean Merlin Suarez), July 2016.

  • Visiting Scholar, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, University of Washington, Bothell, USA, (host: Dr. Woon Jong Yoon), August 2015.

University Appointments

College of Engineering:

  • Coordinator, Engineering Graphics (GENG111), College Requirement Unit Committee, Fall 2014-present

 

Department:

  • Coordinator, Senior Students Projects, Fall 2014-present.

  • Coordinator for Mechanical Engineering, Fundamental Assessment Exam, Fall 2014.

  • Member, Student Affairs Committee, Spring, Fall 2014.

  • Member, Outreach and Special Projects Committee, Spring, Fall 2014.

 

 

Professional Organizations
  • Member, BioRobotics Technical Committee, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2015-2017.

  • Member, Robotic Hand Grasping and Manipulation Technical Committee, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, 2015-present.

  • Chair, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Systems, Man & Cybernetics Society, Singapore Chapter, 2011, 2012.

  • Treasurer, IEEE Systems, Man & Cybernetics Society, Singapore, 2009, 2010, 2013.

  • Management Committee Member, IEEE Robotics & Automation Society, Singapore, 2009, 2010.

  • Member, IEEE Robotics & Automation Chapter, Singapore, 2009 - present.

  • Member, IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, Singapore, 2009 - present.

  • Member, Biomedical Engineering Society, Singapore, 2009.

 

 

Editorial Leadership
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Social Robotics, Springer, since Jan. 2012.

  • Associate Editor for Humanoids Robotics, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, InTech, since June 2013.

  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Bionics and Biomimetics, since Nov. 2013.

  • Review Editor, Frontiers in Education, since April 2016.

  • Editorial Board Member, Computational Cognitive Science, Springer, since Jan. 2013.

  • Editorial Board Member, Consumer Electronics Times, World Academic Publishing, since July 2012.

  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, InTech, since Jan 2012-June 2013.

  • Assistant Editor, International Journal of Social Robotics, Springer, 2009-2011.

 

 

Guest Editorships of Journal Special issues
  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Social Robotics, Springer, August. 2014 issue.

  • Guest Editor, International Journal of Social Robotics, Springer, Nov. 2011 issue.

 

 

Conference Organization Leadership
  • Publication Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Robots and Human Interactive Communication (Ro-Man 2018), Nanjing, China.

  • Program Co-Chair, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2017), Tsukuba, Japan.

  • Chair, ASEAN and Emerging Market Economies Forum, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2017), Singapore.

  • Program Chair, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2016), Kansas City, USA.

  • General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems (CIS 2013), Manila, Philippines.

  • Program Chair, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2012), Chengdu, China.

  • Program Co-Chair, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2010), Singapore.

  • Publication Co-Chair, International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2011), Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Finance Chair, IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics & Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2010), Singapore.

  • Finance Chair, IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics & Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2011), Qingdao, China.

 

 

Conference International Advisory Committee Memberships
  • International Conference on Industrial Computing and Applied Informatics (iComp 2013), Selangor, Malaysia.

  • International Conference on Intelligent Computation on Pattern Analysis and Robotics (ICPAIR 2013), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

 

Conference Program Committee Memberships
  • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2014), Sydney, Australia.

  • IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2014), Taichung, Taiwan.

  • IEEE International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2013), Hangzhou, China.

  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2012), Guangzhou, China.

  • International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (AIS 2012), Aveiro, Portugal.

  • International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA 2012), Gwangju, Korea.

  • IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics & Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2011), Qingdao, China.

  • International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (AIS 2011), Canada.

  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2011), Phuket, Thailand.

  • IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics & Intelligent Systems & Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics (CIS-RAM 2010), Singapore.

  • International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2010), Shanghai, China.

  • International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (AIS 2010), Portugal.

  • IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2010), Tianjin, China.

  • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2009), Incheon, Korea.

 

 

Conference Session Chair / Co-Chair Assignments
  • Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME 2014), Doha, Qatar.

  • IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON 2012), Philippines.

  • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2010), Singapore.

  • International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2009), Incheon, Korea.

  • International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2010), Shanghai, China.

  • International Conference on Humanoids, Nanotechnology, Information Tech, Communication and Control, Environment, and Management (HNICEM 2008), Manila.