Yongjie Zhao serves presently as an Associate Professor at Shantou University, Shantou, China. He is also a Research Fellow with Shantou Institute for Light Industrial Equipment Research, Shantou, China. He received the B.E. degree in metallurgy engineering from Northeast University, Shenyang, China, in 2000, the M.E. degree in mechanical engineering from Tianjin Institute of Technology (now Tianjin University of Technology), Tianjin, China, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, in 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. Since 2008, he has been an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Shantou University. His current research interests include kinematics, dynamics, performance evaluation and control, multidisciplinary optimization design of manipulators. He has published more than 20 refereed journal papers as the first author.
Biography Updated on 14 February 2011