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Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. David Mba
Department of Power and Propulsion Building 52, School of Engineering Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, UK
Tel. +44 1234 754681
Website: http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/soe/profiles/d_mba.html
E-Mail: d.mba@cranfield.ac.uk
Interests: machine condition monitoring; rotor dynamics; acoustic emission and vibration

Assistant Editor
Ms. Limei Huang
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 8152 1170; Fax: +86 10 8152 1170
E-Mail: limei.huang@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Sondipon Adhikari
School of Engineering, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
Tel. +44 1792 602088; Fax: +44 1792 295676
Website: http://engweb.swan.ac.uk/~adhikaris
Interests: probabilistic design and analysis; nanomechanics; structural dynamics; vibration control; stochastic finite element method; system identification

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Babitsky
Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44 1509 227503
Website: http://lupo.lboro.ac.uk/staff/babitsky.html
Interests: dynamics and control of machines; vibratory and percussion machines; ultrasonically assisted machines; vibration protection

Prof. Dr. Jordan Berg
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1021, USA
Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ME/faculty/faculty.php?name=Jordan%20Berg
Interests: modeling, design, control, and fabrication of microsystems; control of nonlinear systems; microsensors; bifurcations, unfoldings, and singularities of control systems

Prof. Dr. Darwin G. Caldwell
Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Via Morego, 30, 16163 Genova, Italy
Tel. +39 010 7178 1407; Fax: +39 010 7178 1232
Website: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/acse/staff/dcaldwell
Interests: robotics; humanoid robots; quadrupedal robots; actuators and actuation systems; mechatronics

Prof. Dr. Marco Ceccarelli
Laboratory of Robotics and Mechatronics, University of Cassino, Via Di Biasio 43, 03043 Cassino, Italy
Tel. +39 0776 2993663; Fax: +39 0776 2993989
Website: http://webuser.unicas.it/weblarm/ceccarelli.htm
Interests: mechanism design for robots; gripers and hands; legged walking machines; manipulators; experimental mechanics; kinematic design; machine simulation; history of mechanisms and machines

Prof. Dr Craig Chapman
School of Engineering, Design and Manufacturing Systems, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, B4 7XG, UK
Tel. +44 1213 317521
Website: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/tee/edms/our-staff/craig-chapman
Interests: design engineering automation; artificial intelligence; virtual engineering; knowledge based engineering; concurrent engineering; decision support tools; CAD; CAE; augmented reality; knowledge management

Prof. Dr. Michael I. Friswell
College of Engineering, Swansea University, Singleton Park Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Tel. +44 (0)1792 602969; Fax: +44 (0)1792 295676
Website: http://michael.friswell.com/
Interests: rotordynamics; structural dynamics; condition monitoring; vibration control; nonlinear dynamics

Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Gadala
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, 6250 Applied Science Lane, Vancouver, BC V6T-1Z4, Canada
Tel. +1 604 822 2777; Fax: +1 604 822 2403
Website: http://mech.ubc.ca/mohamed-gadala/
Interests: computational mechanics; optimum design; nonlinear dynamics; fracture mechanics; inverse problems; experimental techniques; heat transfer

Prof. Dr. Huosheng Hu
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, UK
Tel. +44 1206 872297; Fax: +44 1206 872788
Website: http://dces.essex.ac.uk/staff/hhu/
Interests: robotics; embedded systems; mechatronics; advanced manufacturing; multi-modal human-machine interfaces; wearable sensors and systems; sensor integration and data fusion algorithms; biomedical signal processing; classification; modelling; engineering devices; e-health; rehabilitation robotics; medical and surgical robotics; AI applications; intelligent control and learning algorithms; cooperative underwater; flying robots in security surveillance; search and rescue; pervasive computing and networked sensors; systems; instrumentations and robots
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Human Centred Robotics
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2013)

Dr. Didier Keymeulen
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 303-300, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91009, USA
Tel. +1 818 354-4280; Fax: +1 818 393-1545
Interests: domain of advanced adaptive control system, evolvable devices and reconfigurable hardware device applied to the design, development and implementation of robotics autonomous system

Prof. Dr. Jose L. Martinez Lastra
Factory Automation Systems and Technologies Laboratory, Tampere University of Technology, PO Box 589, Tampere, FIN 33101, Finland
Website: http://www.tut.fi/fast
Interests: factory automation; industrial informatics; networked embedded systems; multi agent-based production control; industrial networks (incl. Wireless connectivity)

Prof. Dr. Paul Maropoulos
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Innovative Design and Manufacturing Research Centre, University of Bath, BATH, BA2 7AY, UK
Tel. +44 (01225) 38-5376
Website: http://www.bath.ac.uk/idmrc/person/pgm22
Interests: intelligent machine systems; metrology; metrology-assisted production

Dr. Philippe Martinet
LASMEA, Groupe GRAVIR, University Blaise Pascal, University Campus Cezeaux, 63177 Aubiere Cedex, France
Tel. +33 473 407 653; Fax: +33 473 407 262
Website: http://wwwlasmea.univ-bpclermont.fr/Personnel/Philippe.Martinet/
Interests: visual servoing of robot (VISIR); autonoumous guided vehicle, (AGV); modeling, identification and control of complex machines, (MICMAC); redundancy, control and autonomy (RCA)

Prof. Dr. Farhad Nabhani
School of Science and Engineering, Technology Futures Institute, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 1642 342482; Fax: +44 (0) 1642 342401
Website: http://www.tees.ac.uk/sections/research/technology_futures/staff_profile_details.cfm?staffprofileid=U0000982
Interests: manufacturing systems; machining and cutting tools materials; automations; lean manufacturing and supply chain managements; 3D computer modelling

Prof. Dr. Giovanni B. Palmerini
DIAEE - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Astronautica, Elettrica ed Energetica, Universita’ degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Via Salaria 851/881 – 00138 Roma, Italy
Tel. +39 064991 9760
Website: http://w3.uniroma1it/palmerini

Prof. Dr. Robert Parkin
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, UK
Tel. +44 1509 227505; Fax: +44 1509 227615
Website: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/mm/staff/parkin.html
Interests: mechatronics; sensors and actuators; intelligent automation

Prof. Dr. Asok Ray
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Tel. +1 814 865 6377; Fax: +1 814 863 4848
Website: http://www.mne.psu.edu/ray/
Interests: machine learning and pattern recognition; decision and control; diagnostics and prognostics; structural health monitoring

Dr. Carla Seatzu
Department of Automatic Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Cagliari, Piazza d'Armi, 09123 Cagliari, Italy
Tel. +39 070 675 5759; Fax: +39 070 675 5872
Website: http://www.diee.unica.it/~seatzu/info_eng.html
Interests: discrete event systems; Petri nets; manufacturing systems; networked control systems; decentralized control of open-channels; control of mechanical systems

Prof. Dr. Melvyn Smith
Director of the Centre for Machine Vision, Centre for Machine Vision, Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), Department of Engineering Design and Mathematics, T Block, University of the West of England, Frenchay Campus, Bristol B16 1QY, UK
Tel. +44 117 32 83578; Fax: +44 117 32 83636
Website: http://people.uwe.ac.uk/Pages/person.aspx?accountname=campus\m2-smith
Interests: machine vision; automated visual inspection; surface inspection; 3D imaging

Prof. Dr. L.Q. "Rick" Wang
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, 7/F Haking Wong Building, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2859 7908; Fax: +852 2858 5415
Website: http://www.mech.hku.hk/mechstaf/WangLQ.htm
Interests: rotating machinery; thermal & power engineering; energy & environment; transport phenomena; nanofluids

Prof. Dr. Y. Lawrence Yao
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, 500 W 120 St, 220 Mudd, MC 4703, New York, NY 10027, USA
Tel. +1 212 854 2887; Fax: +1 212 854 3304
Website: http://www.columbia.edu/~yly1
Interests: manufacturing and design; nontraditional manufacturing; laser materials processing; laser assisted material removal, shaping, and surface modification; laser applications in industry and art restoration; robotics in industry and health care industry

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