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16th International Conference onMechatronics Technology

Date: October 16–19, 2012, Tianjin, China

Scope of the Conference:
The technical term, Mechatronics, was coined by Mr. Tetsuro Mori, CEO/President, Seibu Electric and Machinery Co. Ltd., in 1969 when he worked for Yaskawa Electric Corporation in Kitakyushu, Japan. The purpose was to promote the new technology to produce new machine tools by integrating machines and electronics. “Mechatronics” is therefore a means to open up a brighter future through innovation in technology.

The ICMT is an annual international mechatronics and technology conference that has been successfully held for 15 years. ICMT offers a forum to discuss state-of-the-art technologies and emerging application trends, and provides great opportunities for professional interactions and networking in a friendly and hospitable setting. The first ICMT was convened in Santa Clara, USA, in 1996, and subsequently in Yokohama, Hsinchu, Pusan, Singapore, Kitakyushu, Taiwan, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Mexico City, Ulsan, Sudbury, Cebu City, Osaka and Melbourne. The objective of ICMT is to facilitate close dialogues, networking and collaborations among experts on issues related to research and technological development in mechatronics, as well as in human resource development and education.

ICMT 2012 continues to follow the rich tradition of ICMT with the following conference theme:

Advanced Mechatronics, Precision Measurement and NanoManufacturing

Technical Sessions:

In addition to the regular tracks of technical presentations, the technical program will also feature invited sessions with technology and industry specific themes. Special emphasis will be placed on the innovative usage of mechatronics technology. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the followings:

Advanced Mechatronics Devices
Robotics, Robot factory, Mobile Robots, Motion control, Intelligent Mechanism, Parallel Mechanisms in Machine Tools, Man-Machine Interfaces.

Mechatronics Sensing and Control
Sensors, Computer Vision and Recognition, Automated Navigation, Modeling, Tele-operation, Intelligent and Advanced Control, Adaptive Control, Artificial Intelligence, Vehicle Dynamics.

Smart Actuators and Materials
Actuators using Functional Fluid, SMA Actuators, Piezo-Electric Actuators, Electro-Static Actuators, Magneto-Strictive Actuators, Smart Materials and Structures.

MEMS/NEMS and Micro/Nano-Manufacturing
Precision Mechatronics, Micro/Nano-Electro Mechanical Systems, Opto-Mechatronics, Ultra High Precision Machining, Focus Ion Beam Manufacturing.

Precision Measuring Technology
Dimensional Measurement, Micro/Nano Measurement, Ultra High Precision Positioning, Optical and Laser Technology, Scanning Probe Microscopy Technology, Measurement for Extreme Environments, Precision Instrumentation.

Production Systems
Automation Science and Technology, Intelligent Machine Tools, Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Agile Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Fault Monitoring & Diagnosis, e-Maintenance, e-Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping, Remote Manufacturing with Internet, Free Form Surface Machining.

Bioengineering and Mechatronics Applications in Life Sciences
Biosensors, Biochip Manipulation, Medical equipment, Human-Friendly Mechatronics, Human Adaptive Mechatronics, Life Cycle Design, Recycle Technology, Ecological Design and Production.

Information and Networking
Network-Based Control Systems, Real-Time Systems, Embedded Systems, Self-Configuring Wireless Sensor Networks.

Human Resource Development and Education on Mechatronics Technology
Strategy on Mechatronics Technology, Mechatronics Education, Computer-Aided Instruction, Virtual reality Applications on Education, Policy and Strategy Studies.

Conference Secretariat:

If you have any questions, inquires or proposals on ICMT2012, you can contact the General Secretary:

Dr. Chunguang Hu
College of Precision Instruments & Opto-Electronics Engineering,

Tianjin University
92 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin,
300072, P.R. China

Phone/Fax: +86 (22) 58018712
Mobile: +86 13502117681

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