Editorial Board for section 'Miniaturized and Micro Actuators'

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Members (16)

Prof. Dr. Jose Luis Sanchez-Rojas
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Section Associate Editor
Microsystems, Actuators and Sensors Lab; Institute of Nanotechnology; Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha; 45071 Toledo, Spain
Interests: MEMS/NEMS; Piezoelectric microsystems; integrated sensors and transducers; miniaturization of instrumentation for applications in chemistry, food technology, robotics, biotechnology and IoT
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Prof. Dr. Nicola Pio Belfiore
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Engineering, Roma Tre University, Via Vito Volterra 62, 00146 Rome, Italy
Interests: functional design; MEMS/NEMS; dynamic simulation of multi-body systems; robotics; topology; tribology
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Prof. Dr. Eihab M. Abdel-Rahman
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Section Board Member
Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: MEMS; sensors and actuators; energy harvesting; nonlinear dynamics; vibrations
Dr. Raffaele Ardito
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Section Board Member
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: MEMS; metamaterials; piezoelectric transduction; energy harvesting; linear and non-linear dynamics; elastic waves
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Prof. Dr. Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb
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Section Board Member
G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: piezoelectrics; ferroelectrics; thin films; processing-structure-properties; materials characterization; radiation effects; piezoceramics; piezoMEMS
Dr. Eniko T. Enikov
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Section Board Member
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, 1130 N. Mountain Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: micro/nano actuators; electro-magnetic and electrostatic actuators; modeling, analysis; and controls of electro-mechanical actuators and systems; biomedical devices; surgical actuators and end-effectors; compliant mechanisms
Prof. Dr. Attilio Frangi
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: microsystems; numerical methods; FEM; nonlinear dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Qingan Huang
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Section Board Member
School of Electronic Science & Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
Interests: MEMS electrostatic actuators; MEMS thermal actuators; MEMS magnetic actuators
Dr. Najib Kacem
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Department of Applied Mechanics, FEMTO-ST Institute, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, 25000 Besançon, France
Interests: MEMS; NEMS; sensors and actuators; energy harvesting; smart structures; nonlinear dynamics; vibrations; multiphysics modeling; computational methods
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Prof. Dr. Kirill Poletkin
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Section Board Member
1. Department of Nano and Advanced Materials Engineering, New Uzbekistan University, Mustaqillik ave. 54, 100007 Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2. Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Interests: levitating microactuators; levitating microsystems; inductive levitation; microinertial sensors; energy transfer; heat transfer; modeling; stability; pull-in dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Gianluca Rizzello
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Section Board Member
Zentrum für Mechatronik und Automatisierungstechnik gGmbH, Universität des Saarlandes, Lehrstuhl für intelligente Materialsysteme, Eschberger Weg 46, 66121 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: mechatronic systems; control systems; modeling; energy-based modeling and control; robust control; motion control; interaction control; self-sensing; smart materials; shape memory alloys; dielectric elastomers; soft actuators; soft robotics
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Prof. Dr. Tadej Rojac
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Section Board Member
Electronic Ceramics Department, Jozef Stefan Institute, Jamova cesta 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: piezoelectrics; perovskites; ceramic processing; structure–properties relationships
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Prof. Dr. Rocco Vertechy
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Section Board Member
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna, Viale del Risorgimento, 2, 40136 Bologna, Italy
Interests: robot design sensing and control; electro-mechanical actuators; electro active polymers; micro/nano actuators; variable stiffness technologies; multifunctional materials and structures; compliant mechanisms; machinery for manufacturing; human rehabilitation systems; thin films; materials characterization
Dr. Guangya Zhou
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Section Board Member
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117575, Singapore
Interests: MEMS/NEMS; micro and nano fabrication; microsensors and microactuators; optical MEMS; nano photonics
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