Dr.Jiang from The University of Tokyo joined the Soft Robotics Research Center as Postdoctoral Fellow. He specializes in advanced manufacturing and robotics. He has published 6 papers as the first author in CIRP annals、Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol.、J. Electr. Eng. Technol and international conferences, and 14 papers in total.
Dr. Xu from University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA) joined the Soft Robotics Research Center as Postdoctoral Fellow. She specializes in microrheology, soft matter physics, colloidal dynamics, and stimuli-responsive hydrogels. She has published 4 papers as first/co-author in Science Advances, Physical Review E, Scientific Reports, and 9 paper in total.
[2023-07-16] Soft Robotics Research Center members participated in the 10th Medical Image Computing Seminar 2023 (MICS 2023), and was invited to give a report
The 10th Medical Image Computing Seminar 2023 was held on July 14-17 in the Xiaohe International Conference Center in Taiyuan, the members of Research Center were invited to participate in the conference and gave a lecture titled “Dental Image Processing for Precision Orthodontic Treatment“.
[2023-06-04] Soft Robotics Research Center members participated in the 2023 Academic annual conference of Intelligent Rehabilitation Council of Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine and gave an invited report at the conference session
This 2023 Academic annual conference was held from June 2 to 5 in the conference hall of the Wangjiang Hotel in Chengdu. Prof. Xia made a special invited report entitled “Robot and artificial Intelligence assisted precision Orthodontic diagnosis and Treatment“.
[2023-04-01] Dr.Chen from NTU/PolyU joined the Soft Robotics Research Center as Associate Professor!
Dr. Chen from the NTU/PolyU joined the Soft Robotics Research Center as an Associate Professor. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2019. His research focuses on soft robotics and biomechanics.
[2023-01-11] The 2022 Annual Meeting and Symposium of Key Support Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China “Research on Quality Prediction and Robot-Assisted Key Technology for Precision Orthodontic Treatment” was successfully held
On January 11, the 2022 Annual Meeting and Symposium of Key Support Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China “Research on Quality Prediction and Robot-Assisted Key Technology for Precision Orthodontic Treatment” was held at CAS/SIAT, presided over by Prof. Xia.
[2022-08-25] New Book Launch - The New Monograph “Dental Image Processing“ Published by Prof. Xia's Team
Recently, the “Dental Image Processing” compiled by Zeyang Xia's research team was published by the China Science Press. This book systematically introduces Prof. Xia and his research team's previous results based on the clinical orthodontic treatment of different application scenarios in various types of oral CT image segmentation and reconstruction methods.
[2021-12-09] NSFC-JSPS International Cooperative Research Program 2021 Annual Conference and Academic Exchange Conference
On December 9, the 2021 Annual Conference and Academic Exchange Conference of the International Cooperative Research Program between the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), undertaken by the Soft Robotics Research Center of CAS/SIAT was successfully held.
A monograph: Zeyang Xia, Advanced Robotic System Simulation, ISBN 978-7-5680-7125-3, 2021.06, came off the press by Huazhong University of Science and Technology Press. This monograph systematically introduces the modeling theory and simulation method of the "rigid-deformable-soft" robotic system in the previous work.
[2021-09-24] A meeting to evaluate the Dissertation Proposals and Mid-term Reports for the graduate students was held
This is the Dissertation Proposal and Mid-term Report defense for the graduate students at autumn 2021. Profs. from Shanghai Jiao Tong Univerity, Nanfang Hospitial of Southern Medical University and SIAT participated in the review.
Aug. 25, All research staffs, students of our research center attended the meeting and made quarterly academic research progress reports and exchanges respectively. Two invited Ph.D. students shared their research experience and made interactive communications with our graducate students.
Soft Robotics Research Center starts the global recruitment plan, and calls for Professors and Associate Professors, Assistant Professors and Postdoctoral Fellows, Research Assistants and Engineers, Ph.D. and Master Students, and Joint-supervision/Guest Students. We always welcome experts and professionals of all levels to join us in doing great work in this interesting field.
[2021-02-01] IEEE/ASME T MECH published our team's work: "A Mechanism-image Fusion Approach to Calibration of An Ultrasound-guided Dual-arm Robotic Brachytherapy System"
This paper presents a mechanism-image fusion approach to calibration of a US-guided dual-arm robotic brachytherapy system. With this approach, no tracker or complex phantom is needed as the dual-arm robotic system can use one arm as a substitute for tracker and phantom to calibrate the other arm.
[2020-12-04] An Inter-governmental Cooperative Science and Technology Project, Ministry of Science and Technology, China completes final reply.
The project has successfully completed the contract indicators, and some indicators have been overfulfilled.
[2020-09-02] Research Center member was invited to serve as the special editor board member of the Robot magazine for the speical issue on "medical robtoic technology".
This special issue will collect the latest research achievements and progress on medical robotics. The deadline is Nov. 30th. It is planned to publish at issue 2 in March 2021. Researchers in related fields are welcome to contribute.
[2020-08-14] A Major Project of Guangdong Province Science and Technology Department is officaly completed.
The final reply defense was organized on-site with a "good" assesssment restul.
[2020-06-05] A Guangdong Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar is officaly completed.
The final reply defense was organized at Guangzhou.
[2019-12-09] Research Center member was awarded the honorary of "Excellent Member Award, Youth Innovation Promotion Association, Chinese Academy of Sciences".
The winner of Excellent Member Award also received a special talent fund of RMB 3 Million. Normally the member funding period is four years. After that, excellent members will be selected, who will be continuously provided a special talent fund from RMB 2 to 4 million supporting research to accelerate their growth into academic leaders.
[2019-09-25] Congratulations！Our paper entitled "Optimal Design of Soft Pneumatic Bending Actuators Subjected to Design-Dependent Pressure Loads" has been published on IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Journal.
An optimal design framework of SPBAs to resolve the design-dependent load problem using an adaptive bi-directional evolutionary structural optimization method was purposed in this paper.
[2019-08-13] Prof. Xia was awarded the honorary of "Xiong Youlun Zhihu Excellent Youth Scientist Award".
The CCRS 2019 was held at Shenyang, from 8th to 10th Aug. 2019. Prof. Xia won the "Xiong Youlun Zhihu Excellent Youth Scientist Award". Ding Han, academician of CAS and Prof. of HUST, presented the award to the winners.
The IEEE RCAR 2019 was held successfully at Irkutsk, Russia, from 4th to 9th Aug. 2019. This year, more than 270 papers were submitted to the conference, and more than 200 researchers from 14 countries and regions were attended. The conference is sponsored by SIAT/CAS, Prof. Xia is the General Chair and our team organized this event.
Our team attended the IEEE RoboSoft 2019 held at COEX, Seoul, Korea, from 14th to 18th Apr. 2019. During this conference, Prof. Xia conducted in-depth exchanges with many attended researchers. Soft robotics is a recent exciting trend of robotics, and our team also has been working on and made progresses on the theories, technologies and applications of soft medical robotics.
A hike and teambuilding activity for our team — a great idea to get colleagues interacting in a different environment other than the office, and a great chance to build stronger relationships within the team.
[2018-12-08] Our team participated in the 2018 annual Conference of Chinese Robotics Society (CCRS 2018) and Prof. Xia gave a report at the conference session.
The CCRS 2018 was held at Wuhan from 8th to 10th Dec. 2018. “Tri-Co Robot Changes Our Lives” is the theme of the conference. Team members attended the forum and had deep communications with other scholars. Prof. Xia gave a report on “Robotics for Precisions Orthodontics” at the “Robotics for Rehabilitation and Medical Treatment” session.
[2018-11-16] Prof. Xia was elected vice chairman of the Young Scientists Club of China Electronic Institute, and chairman on duty in 2021.
The general meeting of Young Scientists Club of China Electronic Institute was held in Xi’an from 16th to 17th, Nov. 2018. Prof. Xia was elected vice chairman of the 2nd board of the Young Scientists Club of the China Electronic Institute and chairman on duty in 2021.
Prof. Xia will be the General Chair of the Conference. A short time ago, in the IEEE RCAR 2018, Prof. Xia sent a warm invitation to academic community to welcome everyone to participate in the IEEE RCAR 2019.
This challenge provides an international platform to showcase soft robotics research and aims to promote state of the art developments in soft robots, and to encourage development of soft robots with on-field applicability. Our team got an award in this challenge for previous research in Soft Robotics.
[2018-04-21] Prof. Xia was awarded the honorary of "Excellent Scientific and Technical Workers of the Chinese Institute of Electronics".
The honorary is awarded to scientific and technological workers who have made outstanding achievements of scientific research in the field of electronic information, including technological innovation and development, popularization and application of scientific and technological achievements, and the industrialization.
[2017-12-22] Our team was awarded the Seventh Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award (Natural Science)
Our team was awarded the 7th Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology award (Natural Science). This award is acclaimed as the top award of Chinese Intelligence Science and Technology. It is a scientific and technological award with non-governmental support and is addressed as the highest award in Chinese artificial intelligence.
[2017-11-06] Team members visited UEC, Tokyo, Japan.
Team members visited Prof. Hiroshi Yokoi’s laboratory at The University of Electro-Communications, Japan, for the cooperative research of the National Key R&D Plan "Inter-governmental Cooperative Science and Technology Project" (China-Japan).
The 11th International Conference on Computer Vision Systems (ICVS 2017) aims to gather researchers and developers from both academia and industry worldwide and to explore the state of the art and the prospects of vision systems.
During the WRC 2017, the Young Scientist on Robotics Forum was held on the afternoon of August 25, 2017. The forum was organized by Young Scientists Club, the Chinese Institute of Electronics, and co-organized by SIAT, CAS and Tsinghua University. Prof. Zeyang Xia served as the chair of the forum.
[2017-07-08] Prof. Xia chaired the panel discussion at CCF-GAIR 2017: How will robots change the industry?
CCF-GAIR 2017 was held at Shenzhen, July 7-9, 2017. About 3,000 experts, scholars and entrepreneurs from home and abroad participated in the summit. During the summit, a roundtable discussion with the theme of "Robots change the industry" was presented on the morning of July 8, 2017. Prof. Zeyang Xia hosted the roundtable discussion.