Plenary Speakers


Professor Mamoru Mitsuishi obtained his Ph.D. in 1986 from the University of Tokyo after which he joined the same university as a faculty member. His research areas include: Intelligent manufacturing, remote manufacturing systems, tele-microsurgical systems, minimally invasive surgical systems.


Professor Dominiek Reynaerts is a full professor at the Faculty of Science, and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KU Leuven Belgium. His research interests are in precision engineering, microsystems, advanced actuators and design methodology.


Professor Steven Schmid is an Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, USA. His research interests are in orthopedic implant design, tribology and manufacturing processes.