Yangmin Li received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Mechanical Engineering Department, Jilin University, Changchun, China, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Mechanical Engineering Department, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, in 1994. He serves as the Director and Founder of Mechatronics Laboratory at the University of Macau, Taipa, Macau, China. His major research interests focus on robotics, nanotechnology, mechatronics, control, and automation. Prior to joining UMAC, he served as a Lecturer at South China University of Technology, Guangdong, China from 1994 to 1995, as a Fellow at the International Institute for Software Technology of the United Nations University (UNU/IIST), Macau, China in 1996, as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA in 1996, and as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Purdue University, Ind, USA in 1997. He has developed 32 research projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Macao Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT), Research Committee of University of Macau, High Technology Fund (China), Guangdong National Science Foundation Fund (China), and Caterpillar Company Fund (USA). To date, he has published 270 papers in refereed book chapters, journals, and conferences, with 60 papers which have been indexed by SCI and 165 papers indexed by EI. Moreover, he is an IEEE Senior Member serving in IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, and IEEE System Man and Cybernetics Society, and he is also a Member of ASME.
Biography Updated on 23 November 2012