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Professor Xi, Ning 席寧

Title:
Professor
Professor, Chair of Robotics and Automation
Director, Emerging Technologies Institute

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Professor Xi, Ning 席寧

Title:
Professor
Professor, Chair of Robotics and Automation
Director, Emerging Technologies Institute

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1993Washington University in St. LouisD.Sc., Systems Science and Mathematics
1987Northeastern UniversityM.S., Computer science
1982Beijing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsB.S., Electrical engineering
1989Washington UniversityM.S.
Biography

Professor Ning Xi received D.Sc. degree in Systems Science and Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA in December 1993. Currently he is the Chair Professor of Robotics and Automation in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing System, and the Director of Emerging Technologies Institute of the University of Hong Kong. Before joining the University of Hong Kong, he was a University Distinguished Professor, the John D. Ryder Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of Robotics and Automation Laboratory at Michigan State University in United States. He also served as the founding head of the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (2011-2013).  Prof. Xi is a fellow of IEEE. He also served as the President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2010-2011), a member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2013-2015). He has been elected as the President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2018-2019). His research interests include robotics, manufacturing automation, micro/nano manufacturing, nano sensors and devices, and intelligent control and systems.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2016-12/2017President-electIEEE Robotics and Automation Society
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Robotics
Nano manipulation and assembly
Mobile sensor networks
Microrobots and systems
Manufacturing automation
Internet-based teleoperation
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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