Affiliated with Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control at Harbin Institute of Technology, AMT (Aerospace Mechanism Testing) laboratory is aimed at cultivating engineering-oriented talents for the aerospace industry. Both academic research and engineering implementation are conducted with regard to in-orbit and on-ground testing for the aerospace mechanism. Research interests cover piezo mechanism for space application, Mars UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), and SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) sensor.
ID: NEWS2019-No.4 Time: June 5, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Aerospace Mechanism Testing laboratory (AMT) has moved into Technology Innovation Building (TIB) in the Science Park of Harbin Institute of Technology. Prof. Tang works in the K523 and A/Prof. Quan works in the 513-A, the other staff works in the K513-B, and the students in the K513-C and K523. The experiments are conducted in the K211 and K208. AMT hopes that a comfortable environment will […]
ID: NEWS2019-No.3 Time: May 25, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Dr. Xiaodong Wu, who is holding a position of associate professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, paid a visit to AMT laboratory of Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control at Harbin Institute of Technology, China and exchanged on the issue of scientific cooperation with Prof. Yingxiang Liu and Dr. Qiquan Quan. He gave a talk on “Intelligent Vehicle Control”, and the students of the […]
ID: NEWS2019-No.2 Time: April 25, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: On April 24, 2019, Dr. Qiquan Quan smoothly passed the doctoral supervisor defense organized by Harbin Institute of Technology and became a Ph.D. supervisor in the faculty of Manufacture Engineering of Aerospace Vehicle. This success may accelerate the development of the AMT team.
ID: NEWS2019-No.1 Time: March 1, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Invited by Prof. Shugen Ma, Dr. Quan will serve as an associate editor for the IROS 2019, which will be held in Macau, China. He will handle the manuscripts with the keywords such as Biologically-Inspired Robots, Compliant Joint/Mechanism, Mechanism Design, and Underactuated Robots. The information about the conference is listed as follows, cited from the official website of the IROS 2019. The 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference […]
ID: NEWS2018-No.5 Time: December 30, 2018 Place: Harbin, China Event: At one o’clock in the afternoon, Aerospace Mechanism Testing (AMT) laboratory held the 2018 year-end party on time. Firstly everyone reviewed and summed up his or her achievements in 2018, and talked about his or her plan of 2019. Then Prof. Dewei Tang summarized the achievements of the AMT laboratory in 2018 on behalf of Dr. Quan. Subsequently, the 2018 Photography Contest was held by secret ballot, […]
ID: NEWS2018-No.4 Time: September 4–11, 2018 Place: Oxford, UK Event: The 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME) took place in Oxford, the United Kingdom between 5th and 7th September 2018. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Autumn Convention of the British Origami Society, who have just reached their 50-year anniversary this year. Prof. Deng, Dr. Quan, and Dr. Guo went to Oxford to attend this conference. Prof. Sergio Pellegrino from Caltech gave a very impressive […]
ID: NEWS2018-No.3 Time: June 29, 2018 Place: Harbin, China Event: Xin Yang, Tingting Yang and Aimaiti Bulading, the undergraduates of Aerospace Mechanism Testing Laboratory (AMT), worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Xi Yang finished his thesis titled “Research on transducer driving characteristics of a percussive ultrasonic driller” and will join Midea of China in August 2018, Tingting Yang finished her thesis titled “Analysis of aerodynamic characteristics and experimental study on the trapezoidal blade of Mars […]
ID: NEWS2018-No.2 Time: March 24, 2018 Place: Harbin, China Event: He Li, a member of the AMT, has been awarded the Ph.D. successfully. The title of his dissertation is “Study on characteristics of ultrasonic levitating bearings with the capability of carrying radial and axial loads”. During the period of pursuing the Ph.D., he has published several papers in journals and international conferences, such as Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and […]
ID: NEWS2018-No.1 Time: February 1, 2018 Place: Harbin, China Event: Invited by Prof. Shugen Ma, Dr. Quan will serve as an associate editor for the IROS 2018, which will be held in Madrid, the capital city of Spain. He will handle the manuscripts with the keywords such as Biologically-Inspired Robots, Compliant Joint/Mechanism, Mechanism Design, and Underactuated Robots. The information about the host city is listed as follows, cited from the official website of the IROS […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.9 Time: December 29, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: At two o’clock in the afternoon, AMT laboratory held the 2017 year-end party on time. Firstly everyone reviewed and summed up his or her achievements in 2017, and talked about his or her plan of 2018. Then the best photo of the 2017 Photography Contest was elected by secret ballot. After two rounds of competition, Mr. Pengyue Zhao won the best photo award and a bonus of […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.8 Time: December 12 to 18, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: Prof. Zdravko Terze and Mr. Viktor Pandza paid a visit to Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control at Harbin Institute of Technology, China and exchanged on the issue of scientific cooperation with Prof. Zongquan Deng and Dr. Qiquan Quan. He gave two talks on “Multibody System Dynamics/time Integration” and “Mechanical System on Lie Group”, respectively. Dr. Quan signed a collaboration research agreement […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.7 Time: December 5 to 8, 2017 Place: Macau, China Event: Mr. Deen Bai paid a visit to attend the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO 2017) at the Hotel of Parisian Macao in Macau, China. The paper—Experimental Investigation on Drilling Efficiency of a Percussive Ultrasonic Drill—has been accepted for oral presentation. Mr. Deen Bai gave an oral presentation regarding his ongoing research. The ROBIO 2017 attracted many researchers around the world […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.6 Time: October 26, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: Yuntao Li, a member of the AMT, has been awarded the Ph.D. successfully. The title of his dissertation is “Analysis and experimental study of dynamic characteristics of air rudder transmission mechanism.” During the period of pursuing the Ph.D., he has published several papers in journals and international conferences, such as Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Journal of Harbin Engineering University. […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.5 Time: September 20, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: As an important part of Research Center of Aerospace Mechanism and Control (RCAMC), the Aerospace Mechanism Testing (AMT) laboratory is founded on September 20, 2017. It is a new start. Our research focuses on the testing technologies for various aerospace mechanisms. A new domain “www.amthit.org” which is now being registered will replace the old one “www.rcamc502.org”. Furthermore, a new logo for AMT is designed jointly […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.4 Time: September 6 to 9, 2017 Place: Washington, D.C., USA Event: Dr. Quan, together with Mr. He Li and Mr. Deen Bai, paid a visit to attend the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS 2017). This international conference took place in Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C. The paper—Development of a Rotary-Percussive Ultrasonic Drill for Extraterrestrial Rock Sampling—has been accepted for poster presentation during the IUS 2017. Moreover, another paper—Development of a Novel Noncontact Ultrasonic Bearing Actuated by […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.3 Time: July 2, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: Shuitian Chen, Yafei Deng, Yubao Cao, and Wenshi Guo, the undergraduates of RCAMC502, worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Shuitian Chen and Yubao Cao will pursue their master’s degrees in RCAMC502, and Yafei Deng and Wenshi Guo will study for their master’s degrees at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Yuxiang Hua and Dan Wang completed their master’s dissertations and successfully passed the defense for master degree. […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.2 Time: March 31, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: Yawen Chen and Haimo Xiao visited RCAMC502. They are excellent graduates of Dr. Quan. Yawen Chen graduated from RCAMC502 in July 2015 and received her master of science degree from Imperial College in October 2016. She now is the core team member in XenoDynamics. Yawen Chen made a speech on learning and life experiences in England. Her speech is interesting and broadens our horizon. Haimo Xiao […]
ID: NEWS2017-No.1 Time: February 28, 2017 Place: Harbin, China Event: Dr. Quan is invited to serve as Associate Editor for IROS 2017 (the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems). Prof. Shugen Ma is an editor of IROS 2017, who will handle the papers with keywords, Biologically-Inspired Robots, Biomimetics, Climbing Robots, Legged Robots, Nonholonomic Mechanisms and Systems, Passive Walking, Robotics in Construction, Robotics in Hazardous Fields, Search and Rescue Robots. Information for IROS Associate Editors […]
ID: NEWS2016-No.11 Time: December 30, 2016 Place: Harbin, China Event: Mr. Senjing Zheng visited RCAMC502 and made a speech on learning and life experiences in University of Birmingham for all the RCAMC502 members. Mr. Senjing Zheng graduated from RCAMC502 in July 2015 and received the master degree of science from University of Birmingham in December 2016. He decided to pursue his Ph.D. in University of Birmingham. Dr. Qiquan Quan hopes that he can get his Ph.D. successfully and […]
ID: NEWS2016-No.10 Time: December 3 to 7, 2016 Place: Qingdao, China Event: Mr. Junyue Tang, together with Prof. Quan, paid a visit to attend the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2016) and gave a brief presentation about his current research. As the registration chair, Prof. Quan also took responsibility for all registration affairs. During the conference, they had many nice talks with colleagues in robotics and made a group photo with […]
ID: NEWS2016-No.8 Time: September 24 to 29, 2016 Place: Munich, Germany; Toulouse, France Event: Dr. Quan paid a visit to Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, German Aerospace Cener (DLR), which is located in Munich on 26th September, together with Prof. Zongquan Deng, Prof. Rongqiang Liu, and Dr. Hongwei Guo. Dr. Zhaopeng Chen introduced the ongoing research on robotics to us in detail. After the visit, they attended the European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing […]
ID: NEWS2016-No.7 Time: September 17 to 18, 2016 Place: Qingdao, China Event: Invited by Prof. Shugen Ma, Dr. Quan attended the program committee meeting of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, which was held in the beautiful coastal city, Qingdao. All the accepted papers and the best paper finalists were decided at the meeting. ROBIO 2016 will be open in the near December.
ID: NEWS2016-No.6 Time: August 7 to 10, 2016 Place: Harbin, China Event: The IEEE ICMA 2016 was held in Harbin during August 7 to 10. Mr. Yuntao Li attended this conference and gave a brief report entitled “A Model for Static Contact of Revolute Cylinder Based on Geometric Constraint and Elastic Half-Space Theory”.
ID: NEWS2016-No.3 Time: April 16, 2016 Place: Harbin, China Event: RCAMC502 held a dinner party in Lee’s Restaurant to welcome new members to join our research team. Our new members are Ms. Bo Wang (Secretary), Mr. Haishan Li (Mechanical Engineer), Mr. Shuitian Chen (Junior Student of HIT), and Mr. Yafei Deng (Junior Student of HIT).
ID: NEWS2016-No.2 Time: April 7 to 9, 2016 Place: Wuhu, China Event: Mr. Yuntao Li and Mr. Deen Bai participated in 2016 National Doctoral Academic Forum (NDAF 2016) of Mechatronics Engineering in Wuhu during 7th to 9th April. They had an opportunity to visit Anhui EFORT Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd.
ID: NEWS2015-No.8 Time: November 16 to 20, 2015 Place: Toronto, Canada Event: Accompanying the professors in our research center, Dr. Quan paid a short visit to Ryerson University at Toronto from Nov. 16 to Nov. 20. They discussed about the joint research of rescue robot control with Prof. Guangjun Liu in Control Systems and Robotics at Ryerson.
ID: NEWS2015-No.7 Time: November 12, 2015 Place: Shanghai, China Event: The 2015 NIDays Conference has been held at Shanghai International Convention Center, Shanghai on November 12th. Mr. Junyue Tang attended this conference and had a discussion with many experienced colleagues about their technical visions. Besides that, he visited an exhibition on online measurement and automation and listened a technical report about Internet of Things (IoT).
ID: NEWS2015-No.6 Time: August 15 to 16, 2015 Place: Harbin, China Event: The twelfth annual conference of deep space exploration was held in Harbin during August 15 to 16. Mr. Junyue Tang attended this conference and gave a brief report about his ongoing research. His paper was honored with “Best Paper Award”. Congratulations to him!
ID: NEWS2015-No.5 Time: July, 2015 Place: Harbin, China Event: Through one year hard working in RCAMC502, Ms. Yawen Chen finished her thesis of “Development of a Starting Torque Test System for Precise Harmonic Drive” and got the bachelor degree successfully. Her thesis was also honored with “Best Paper Award” by HIT. Congratulations to her!
ID: NEWS2015-No.3 Time: June 6 to 11, 2015 Place: Tokyo, Japan Event: Dr. Quan took a visit alone to Tokyo for attending FOOMA2015. Large quantity of food processing machines were exhibited in FOOMA2015. Among these days, Dr. Quan also had a visit to Ma Lab in Kusatsu and climbed the Hieizan mountain near Lake Biwa.
ID: NEWS2015-No.2 Time: April 9 to 12, 2015 Place: Wuhu, China Event: Mr. Junyue Tang gave a presentation at 2015 National Doctoral Academic Forum (NDAF) in Wuhu during 9th to 12th April. By the chance, sponsors arranged many interesting activities, such as local visits to a couple of domestic companies in CHERY, EFORT, etc. We believe it is an enjoyable experience for our Ph.D. candidates.
ID: NEWS2015-No.1 Time: March 12, 2015 Place: RCAMC502, China Event: Dr. Yi Sun, a senior researcher at biomimetic intelligent mechatronics laboratory of Ritsumeikan University, and Mr. Chuanguo Li, the founder of the Cherricube Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd. visited our laboratory and gave us lectures.
ID: NEWS2014-No.4 Time: December 28, 2014 Place: Harbin, China Event: Through one year hard work, every member of RCAMC502 has made considerable progress. To celebrate new year’s coming, RCAMC502 holds a banquet in Hawaii restaurant (Harbin) on December 28th. Best wishes for a wonderful new year!
ID: NEWS2014-No.2 Time: September 14 to 18, 2014 Place: Chicago, USA Event: Dr. Quan gave a presentation at IROS 2014 held in Chicago during 14th to 18th September. Title: A Real-Time Recognition Based Drilling Strategy for Lunar Exploration. Authors: Qiquan Quan, Junyue Tang, et al.
ID: NEWS2014-No.1 Time: July 26 to 31, 2014 Place: Hulun Buir, China Event: Mr. Chongbin Chen gave a presentation at ICIA 2014 held in Hulun Buir during 26th to 31th July. Title: ANFIS-Based Control Strategy for a Drilling and Coring Device in Lunar Exploration. Authors: Chongbin Chen, Qiquan Quan, et al. Mr. Chen received a best paper finalist of this conference.
ID: NEWS2013-No.2 Time: December 12 to 14, 2013 Place: Shenzhen, China Event: Dr. Quan, Mr. Xiaomeng Shi, Mr. Yinchao Wang, Mr. He Li with other laboratory members attended ROBIO 2013 held in Shenzhen during 12th to 14th December. There are four papers published on this conference.
ID: NEWS2013-No.1 Time: August 26 to 28, 2013 Place: Yinchuan, China Event: Mr. Junyue Tang gave a presentation at ICIA 2013 held in Yinchuan during 26th to 28th August. Title: Control System for a Drilling & Coring Device in Lunar Exploration. Authors: Qiquan Quan, Junyue Tang, et al.