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Yawei Yang

Yawei Yang Ph.D Professor

Director of Robotics and Automatic Control Group, PhD.
Email: yawei.yang@nimte.ac.cn

Prof. Yang is researching on PC based motion control system as well as robotics. His previous products include CNC machine-tool, semi-conduct manufacturing devices and packaging machines.

Educations
Ph.D, Robotics and Automatic Control System
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Dissertation Topic: Kinematics, Singularity and Design of Parallel Robots.
Graduate date: May 2008

Master of Science, Machinery and Automation
Tianjin University, Tianjin, P.R.China
Thesis topic: Application and analysis of real-time OS for Open-architecture-based CNC System.
Graduate date: Feb. 2003.

Bachelor of Science, Application of Vehicles
Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, P.R.China.
Graduate date: Jun. 2000.


Work experiences
May 2011 to Nov 2012 R&D Douglas Machine Inc. Alexandria, MN
Oct. 2007 to 2011 D&E of ASML US Inc. Wilton, CT
May 2006 to Aug. 2006 Soft Servo System Inc. Waltham, MA (Internship)
Feb. 2003 to Jul. 2004 Shenzhen Motion Control Tech. Co. Ltd. Shenzhen, P.R.China

Research Interests
Active Vibration Control, Parallel Robots, Parallel Mechanism, Robotics, Motion Control, Kinematics, Automation, High speed packaging.

Publications
Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2011). A novel composition of 2 parallel robots for 6DOF workspace. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2011 IEEE International Conference on (ICRA2011), Shanghai, China, May 9-13, 2011.

Yawei Yang, John F. O’Brien (2010). A Sequential Method for the Singularity Free Workspace Design of a Three Legged Parallel Robot. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2010.

Yawei Yang, John F. O’Brien (2010). Singularity-Free Workspace Design for the Translational 3-UPU Parallel Robot. The 6th annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and
Engineering (CASE 2010), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. August 21-24, 2010.

Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2009). A Geometric Approach for the Design of Singularity-Free Parallel Robots. 2009 IEEE International Conference on Robots and Automation (ICRA 2009), Kobe, Japan, May. 12-17, 2009.

Carruthers, D.J., O’Brien, J.F., McInroy, J.E., and Yang, Y., “Development of a Voice Coil-Actuated Limited-DOF Parallel Mechanism for Vibration Suppression (invited paper),” Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Volume 223, Number 1 / 2009.

Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2008). A Sequential Method for the Singularity Free Workspace Design of a Planar 3-Arm Parallel Robot. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008), Nice, France, Sep. 22-28, 2008.

Yawei Yang (2008). Dissertation: Kinematics, singularity and design of parallel robots, Mar, 2008.

Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2008). Finding Unmanipulable Singularities in Parallel Mechanisms Using Jacobian Decomposition. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems , March, 2008.

Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2007). On the Determination of Parallel Mechanism Unmanipulable Singularities. in the 13th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Würzburg, Germany, August 29 -31, 2007 .

Yawei Yang, John F. O'Brien (2007). A Case Study of Planar 3-RPR Parallel Robot Singularity Free Workspace Design. in the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2007), Harbin, China, August 5-9, 2007.

Wang Hui, NI Yanbing, Yang Yawei (2005) Research on software CNC system for parallel kinematics machine tools based on RTLinux. Manufacture automation, Col. 4, 2005, pp23~27 (In Chinese)

Ni Yanbing, Yang Yawei (2002). Development of CNC system software of a tripod-based parallel machine tool, Manufacture automation, Col. 8, 2002, pp10~13 (in Chinese)

Wang Hui, Yang Yawei. (2002). Development of hand wheel function of the CNC system for virtual - axis machine tools. Modular Machine Tool & Automatic Manufacturing Technique, 11(In Chinese).

Kong Deqing, NI Yanbing, Yang Yawei (2003), Trajectory Control Technique for The Parallel Machine Tools. Modular Machine Tool & Automatic Manufacturing Technique, 1 (In Chinese).