Zhen Lu has received the B.S. degree of engineering from Beijing University of Technology in 1966, M.S. degree of science from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1982, and Ph.D. degree in 1987. From 1967 to 1978, he was the engineer of Beijing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation. He was appointed as an Associate Professor of BUT in 1988 and as a tenured Professor of BUAA in 1993. From 1994 to 1998, he was Chairman of the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering of BUAA. Since 1982, he has taught the courses on the advanced mechanisms, robotics, and others at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of BUT and BUAA. He is a Senior Member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society and Chinese Aeronautics Society, the Member of Commission of Chinese Intelligent Robotics, and the Member of Permanent Commission for the History of Mechanism and Machine Science, IFToMM, and of Technical Committee for Robotics and Mechatronics, IFToMM. His research field covers aspects of theory of machines and mechanisms (TMM) and robotics. Specific subjects of his interest are analysis and synthesis of linkages, kinematically redundant robots and underactuated manipulators, the dynamics of flexible manipulators, mechanics of grasp with multifingered robotic hands, and history of science and technology. He is author or coauthor of about 100 papers, which have been presented at important conferences or published in national and international key journals. He has published three technical books on advanced mechanisms or robotics. He has supervised 25 doctorial candidates, 20 master graduate students, and some Postdoc Research Associates. He enjoys the Governmental Special Bonus for his outstanding contribution in education and research. He is the Honorary Professor of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Ludong University, and Jiangnan University.
Biography Updated on 7 July 2013