Xie Ming_ACMIE 2018 - Engii
Biography
Dr. Xie Ming
Dr. Xie Ming
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Biography: 
Xie Ming received the B.Eng degree in control and automation engineering. Subsequently, under the overseas scholarship of Chinese government, he has completed the postgraduate studies and doctorate research works, and has received the Master degree from the University of Valenciennes (France) in 1986 as well as the PhD degree from the University of Rennes (France) in 1989. Since 1986, he has worked as Research Assistant at IRISA-INRIA Rennes, Expert Engineer at INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Fellow of Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) (Affiliated with Innovation in Manufacturing Systems and Technology Program), Guest Professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2002, 2006), Professor awarded by China's Jiangsu Provincial Government (2014), and Dean of College of Electrical Engineering and Control Science at Nanjing Tech University (2015). In terms of social services, Xie Ming is a member of People's Action Party, the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics (SCI/SCIE indexed), the Founding President of Robotics Society of Singapore, Founding Vice-President of Singapore-China Association for Advancement of Science and Technology (SCAAST), and was the General Chair of 2007 International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots (CLAWAR), the General Chair of 2009 International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA). When he was at the College of Electrical Engineering and Control Science of Nanjing Tech University, he has undertaken a holistic reform of undergraduate education program as well as postgraduate education program. In addition, he has also reformed the governance and reward systems at the same college. In terms of industrial services, he has worked as Assistant Engineer (internship) at Renault Automation in Paris, Application Engineer attached to Development Center of Renault Automobile in Paris, Technical Consultant for project of Asia Electronics Pte Ltd, Technical Consultant for project of Port of Singapore Authority, Technical Consultant for training of engineers of Delphi Automotive Systems Pte Ltd, Technical Consultant for training of engineers of ST Aerospace Ltd, Technical Consultant for training of engineers of MuRata Electronics Pte Ltd, Technical Consultant for project of Sony Electronics Pte Ltd, and Technical Consultant of Singapore Power Ltd. In terms of high education, he has taught the courses such as Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Machine Vision, Measurement and Sensing Systems, Microprocessor Systems, and University Physics. In terms of scientific research, Xie Ming has published two books, two edited books, several book chapters, over 10 patents of invention, over 30 research papers in scientific journals and over 100 research papers in international conferences. Xie Ming was the recipient of one best conference paper award from World Automation Congress, the recipient of one best conference paper award from CLAWAR, the recipient of one outstanding paper award from International Journal of Industrial Robot, the recipient of one Gold Prize (S$8K) from CrayQuest, the recipient of one Grand Champion Prize (S$15K) from CrayQuest, the recipient of one A-Star's Best Research Idea Prize (S$5K), the recipient of one Silver Medal from Dragon Design Foundation. Xie Ming was the lead co-founder of the Laboratory of Intelligent Vehicle (now under the name of Intelligent Systems Center) at Nanyang Technological University, the lead co-founder of the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics at Nanjing Tech University. Xie Ming's research interests include machine intelligence (cognitive vision, natural language understanding), humanoid robotics (design, control, biped walking, mobile manipulation) and autonomous vehicles (perception, planning, and control). In terms of technopreneurship, Xie Ming was the founder of iCar Electronics Co. Ltd., the founder of Humanoid Robotics Pte. Ltd., the founder of SMAROBOT Co. Ltd. Xie Ming was one of the recipients of the Second Prize from the 2009 Spring Technopreneursip Competition organized by Chinese Ministry of Education, one of the recipients of the First Prize from the 2010 Spring Technopreneurship Competition organized by Chinese Ministry of Education, one of the recipients of Thousant Elit Plan’s Expert Title awarded by Shanghai's Municipal Government.