February 26-29 2020 @ Bangkok, Thailand

3rd International Conference on Automation, Mechanical and Design Engineering

ICAMD 2020 | Worshop of ICMAA 2020

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Keynote Speakers

KHOO Boo Cheong ,National University of Singapore, Singapore

Director, Teamsek Laboratories, National University of Singapore (NUS)

Biography:BC Khoo graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA (Honours, 1st Class with Distinction). In 1984, he obtained his MEng from the NUS and followed by PhD from MIT in 1989. He joined NUS in 1989. From 1998 to 1999, he was seconded to the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC, Singapore) and served as the deputy Director and Director of Research. In 1999, BC returned to NUS and spent time at the SMA-I (Singapore MIT Alliance I) as the co-Chair of High Performance Computation for Engineered Systems Program till 2004. In the period 2005-2013, under the SMA-II, he was appointed as the co-Chair of Computational Engineering Program. In 2011-2012, BC was appointed the Director of Research, Temasek Laboratories, NUS. Since 2012, he has been the Director, Temasek Laboratories. 

BC Khoo serves on numerous organizing and advisory committees for International Conferences/Symposiums held in USA, China, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia and others. He is a member of the Steering Committee, HPC (High Performance Computing) Asia. He has received a Defence Technology Team Prize (1998, Singapore) and the prestigious Royal Aeronautical Prize (1980, UK). Among other numerous and academic and professional duties, he is the Associate Editor of Communications in Computational Physics (CiCP) and Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (AAMM), and is on the Editorial Board of American Journal of Heat and Mass TransferOcean Systems Engineering (IJOSE)International Journal of Intelligent Unmanned Systems (IJIUS),The Open Mechanical Engineering Journal (OME) and The Open Ocean Engineering Journal

In research, BC ‘s interest are in: 
(i) Fluid-structure interaction 
(ii) Underwater shock and bubble dynamics 
(iii) Compressible/Incompressible multi-medium flow 

He is the PI of numerous externally funded projects including those from the Defense agencies like ONR/ONR Global and MINDEF (Singapore) to simulate/study the dynamics of underwater explosion bubble(s), flow supercavitation and detonation physics. His work on water circulation and transport across the turbulent air-sea interface has received funding from the then BP International for predicting the effects of accidental chemical spills. Qatar NRF has funded study on internal sloshing coupled to external wave hydrodynamics of (large) LNG carrier. 

BC has published over 360 international journal papers, and over 360 papers at international conferences/symposiums. He has presented at over 115 plenary/keynote/invited talks at international conferences/symposiums/meetings.


Jia-Yush Yen,National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Biography: Professor Jia-Yush Yen received the B.S. degree from National Tsing-Hwa University, Taiwan in 1980, the M.Sc. degree from University of Minnesota, USA, in 1983, and the Ph.D degree from University of California, Berkeley in 1989, all in mechanical engineering. He then joined the Mechanical Engineering faculty of National Taiwan University where he served as the Department Chair, the director of Tjing-Ling Industrial Research Institute, and the Dean of the College of Engineering until 2017.

Prof. Yen served as the Chair of the Automation Area for the National Science Council, the president of the Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers (CIAE) for four years. He is a fellow of the ASME, Chinese Society of Mechanical Eng., and CIAE. Dr. Yen received many awards, among them twice the Outstanding Research Award from Taiwan National Science Council (now the Ministry of Science and Technology) is awarded only to the topmost researchers in their area. Dr. Yen also received numerous complements from the government for his public service. He had also served as consultant for many companies and institutes. His research interests are in the areas of mechatronic systems, computer peripherals, and nano-manipulations.


S. Mekid ,King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Biography: Dr. Mekid is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at KFUPM and Chartered Engineer registered with IMechE (UK). Prior to joining KFUPM, he was Assistant Professor at UMIST (UK) and The University of Manchester (UK). He has worked with Caterpillar in the Design Department and has been an evaluator to several European Framework Projects and other funding institutions e.g. EPSRC. His area of research includes Machine Design, Instrumentation, Mechatronics, Smart Materials, Smart Systems and Sensors Design. He has published over 150+ publications in professional journals and international conference proceedings and recently edited two books. He holds more than two dozens of patents.