Brief Introduction

Aerospace Mechanism Testing (AMT) laboratory aims to cultivate high-level research talents and carry out academic research and engineering implementation centering on the special needs of in-orbit and ground testing of aerospace mechanism. The Laboratory is located in the Technology Innovation Building (TIB) of HIT. The staff includes faculty, doctoral student, master student, undergraduate, engineer and research secretary. Our research interests include Asteroid Anchoring and Sampling, Extraterrestrial Aerial Vehicle, Ultrasonic Drive and Control, Precise Torque Simulating and Testing.

Latest News

S400 Thrust Test in Low Pressure

ID: NEWS2022-No.6 Time: September 12, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: Appointed by Mr. Yuan Xue, CTO of GDU Technology, Mr. Hairui Wang brought the S400 rotorcraft to carry out the hovering thrust experiment of the rotor in the simulated environment of Mars in Harbin Institute of Technology. The experimental results show that in the low pressure environment of 1350 Pa with the equivalent Martian atmospheric density, the thrust generated by the rotor of the S400 rotorcraft […]

12 Sep 22 Bo Tang

Celebrating Teacher’s Day and Mid-Autumn Festival

ID: NEWS2022-No.5 Time: September 10, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: September 10 is China’s 38th Teacher’s Day, which also coincides with the Chinese traditional festival—Mid-Autumn Festival. AMT laboratory’ students prepared greeting cards, hand-made gifts and short videos in advance to send blessings to the teachers when the festival comes. At noon that day, the teacher and the students ate moon cakes, chatted about life and the future together in Room 208 of the laboratory. The scientific […]

10 Sep 22 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Quan was nominated as the 2022 Young Scientist for Powerful Nation

ID: NEWS2022-No.4 Time: August 24, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: The 2022 Young Scientist for Powerful Nation visiting activity jointly carried out by China Youth Daily and National Communication Center for Science and Technology, CAST and other relevant units announced the list of winners. After organizational recommendation, expert review and other links, Dr. Quan was nominated as the 2022 Young Scientist for Powerful Nation. News link

24 Aug 22 Tongzhao Wang

Engineers hold team building activities

ID: NEWS2022-No.3 Time: July 22, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: On July 21, the engineer team of AMT Laboratory held a barbecue team building activity at the Jiangbei Desert Tribal Campground.    

22 Jul 22 Tongzhao Wang

Suggestions from Dr. Quan

ID: NEWS2022-No.2 Time: July 13, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: On July 13, Dr. Quan published three signed essays in the AMT laboratory, which were used to guide the team to develop in a more healthy and more orderly direction. The titles of the three signed essays are “读博是怎么回事”, “评价课题进展好坏的标准:高频次单独汇报” and “做事靠谱,需要闭环”. PDF download link:  【20220729】读博是怎么回事 PDF download link:  【20220626】评价课题进展好坏的标准:高频次单独汇报 PDF download link:  【20220317】做事靠谱,需要闭环

14 Jul 22 Tongzhao Wang

2022 Graduation Season

ID: NEWS2022-No.1 Time: June 28, 2022 Place: Harbin, China Event: On June 28, Yikang Jin, Ju Liu, Xin Ai, Zhiyuan Kong, Hao Kang, Xinqing Sun, Cheng Cheng, Chuanjie Xu, Shengan Xiong, Qi Wu and Bo Tang, the master students of Aerospace Mechanism Testing Laboratory (AMT), worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Zhihui Sun, the undergraduate of AMT, passed the thesis defense successfully. AMT held a graduation farewell party for everyone in the “985 […]

28 Jun 22 Tongzhao Wang

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2022

ID: NEWS2021-No.10 Time: December 31, 2021 Place: Harbin Event: At 2:00 pm on December 31, the AMT Laboratory held an online year-end party. The party was hosted by Qi Wu, Kaijie Zhu and Yuanxu Wu. The online year-end party only retained the “2021 Photography Contest”. Under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s year-end party is simple, novel and unforgettable. All members of the AMT Laboratory participated in the online voting, and selected outstanding photographs: […]

31 Dec 21 Tongzhao Wang

Published a cover paper in Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology

ID: NEWS2021-No.9 Time: December 21, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: Published a research paper entitled “A multi-arm collaborating robot mechanical system for the small body anchoring and sampling” in the Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology, and was recommended by the editor-in-chief of the magazine as the cover paper of the issue. To solve the problems of the spacecraft anchoring and sampling on the surface of small bodies which are micro-gravity and unknown characteristics, an […]

21 Dec 21 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Quan gave a report at the Baishiqiao Middle Auditorium of the CAST

ID: NEWS2021-No.8 Time: July 17, 2021 Place: Beijing, China Event: On July 15, at the invitation of the China Academy of Space Technology of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, Professor Qiquan Quan attended the “Asteroid Attachment and Sampling Institution Program Seminar” held in the Baishiqiao Middle Auditorium, gave a conference report, shared the asteroid anchoring program ideas and offer advice and suggestions for China’s first asteroid exploration mission. The main content of the report […]

17 Jul 21 Tongzhao Wang

2021 Graduation Season

ID: NEWS2021-No.7 Time: July 12, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: On July 2, Kaixin Wang, Zhiliang Liu, Hongshuai Gao, Wenqing Shen, Qiulin Kang, Kaijie Zhu, Hao Guan, Kaiqiang Zhang, Zhuoqun Cao, Qiuyang Deng, Yixuan Lv and Zhiqing Qiang, the master students of Aerospace Mechanism Testing Laboratory (AMT), worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Lanchen Kou and Yang Xu, the undergraduates of AMT, passed the thesis defense successfully. Among them, the dissertations of Kaiqiang […]

12 Jul 21 Tongzhao Wang

Provincial Party Committee Secretary of Heilongjiang province Qingwei Zhang visited our laboratory

ID: NEWS2021-No.6 Time: July 12, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: On June 16, Qingwei Zhang, Provincial Party Committee Secretary of Heilongjiang province, visited the Research Center of Aerospace Mechanism and Control of Harbin Institute of Technology to inspect the achievements of the laboratory’s participation in the “Chang’e-5” and “Tianwen-1” projects. Fully affirm the laboratory’s continuous scientific research, pioneering and innovation, and active participation in major national scientific research tasks. On behalf of the laboratory, Professor Qiquan […]

12 Jul 21 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Quan serves as Editorial Board for South Siberian Scientific Bulletin

ID: NEWS2021-No.5 Time: June 14, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: Invited by South Siberian Scientific Bulletin Editor-in-chief Academician Bukhtiyarov Valery Ivanovich, Dr. Quan serves as an editorial board for the international journal South Siberian Scientific Bulletin. Organize the qualified examination of English-language articles in the journal and help the journal appoint reviewers. The journal’s submission areas involve mechatronics, robotics and intelligent systems. The presence of publications in the journal of this status is a mandatory requirement […]

14 Jun 21 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Qiquan Quan participated in the May Fourth Commendation Conference of Harbin Institute of Technology

ID: NEWS2021-No.4 Time: May 9, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: On May 7, Harbin Institute of Technology held the “2021 May Fourth Commendation Conference and Chunhui Innovation Achievement Award Ceremony” with the theme of “Under the Guidance of Chairman Xi’s Congratulatory Letter Spirit” in the auditorium of the main building of the first campus of Harbin Institute of Technology to commend the advanced collectives and individuals that have emerged in the past year. Dr. Quan, who […]

09 May 21 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Quan won the 23th Heilongjiang Province Youth May Fourth Medal

ID: NEWS2021-No.3 Time: May 1, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: Dr. Qiquan Quan won the 23th Heilongjiang Province Youth May Fourth Medal on April 29. The “Heilongjiang Province Youth May Fourth Medal” is one of the highest honors for the youth of Heilongjiang Province. It is awarded once a year to commend a group of outstanding young people who have played the role of a new force and commando in important construction fields, key projects, and […]

01 May 21 Tongzhao Wang

International Cooperation and Exchange Fund from NSFC-RFBR

ID: NEWS2021-No.2 Time: January 4, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: The AMT laboratory obtained funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China for international (regional) cooperation and exchange projects. The project will be jointly funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR). Project’s title: Physical mechanisms and regularities of ultrasonic drilling of unknown ground (before the landing) of space objects in extreme conditions (Grant No. […]

19 Jan 21 Tongzhao Wang

Quan’s promotion to professor

ID: NEWS2021-No.1 Time: January 4, 2021 Place: Harbin, China Event: On January 4, 2021, Assoc. Prof. Qiquan Quan successfully passed outstanding contribution talents defense for the national major scientific research projects organized by our university, and was promoted to full professor.

05 Jan 21 Tongzhao Wang

Celebrating new year 2021

ID: NEWS2020-No.5 Time: December 31, 2020 Place: Harbin Event: At 2:00 pm on December 31, the AMT Laboratory held the year-end party in Room K723, TIB. The party was hosted by Tongzhao Wang and Kaijie Zhu. The programs of the year-end party include AMT’s 2020 annual report; personal annual summary report made by students and engineers; a free speaking session by the teachers; a speech delivered by Professor Tang; the “AMT Laboratory Work Summary Report in […]

03 Jan 21 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Tingzhang Wang joins AMT

ID: NEWS2020-No.4 Time: November 11, 2020 Place: Harbin Event: Dr. Tingzhang Wang joins the AMT laboratory. He will be engaged in the research on Asteroid Anchoring & Sampling. Dr. Wang’s homepage is listed as follows. http://www.amthit.org/en/member/tingzhang-wang/

11 Nov 20 Qiquan Quan

2020 Graduation Season

ID: NEWS2020-No.3 Time: July 3, 2020 Place: Harbin Event: Yubao Cao, Wenhe Jiang, Hang Liu, Liyan Liu, Chao Ma, Yilin Shen, Zhiheng Wei and Baohong Sun, the undergraduates of Aerospace Mechanism Testing Laboratory (AMT), worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Yubao Cao finished his thesis titled “Design and research on automatic docking system for missile loading cartridge” and will join Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Wenhe Jiang finished his thesis titled “Design and research of […]

08 Jul 20 Kaiqiang Zhang

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of HIT

ID: NEWS2020-No.2 Time: June 7, 2020 Place: Harbin Event: On June 7, Harbin Institute of Technology celebrated its 100th birthday, and a grand ceremony was held in the square in front of the main building. After the ceremony, accompanied by Academician Zongquan Deng, chairman of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Yansheng Wu visited the Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control. The professor in charge of each research direction separately reported their research achievements. […]

15 Jun 20 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. Quan serves as AE for IROS 2020

ID: NEWS2020-No.1 Time: March 1, 2020 Place: Harbin Event: Invited by IROS 2020 Editor-in-chief Prof. Hong Zhang and Editor Prof. Shugen Ma, Dr. Quan will continue to serve as an associate editor for IROS 2020 and handle the manuscripts in the fields of legged robots and mechanism design. The homepage of IROS 2020: www.iros2020.org October 25-29, 2020 convenes the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) at The Caesars Forum Conventional Center in Las Vegas, […]

01 Mar 20 Qiquan Quan

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2020

ID: NEWS2019-No.12 Time: December 31, 2019 Place: Harbin Event: At 2:30 pm on December 31, the AMT laboratory held the year-end party in the lecture hall of the university’s activity center. The party was hosted by Tongzhao Wang and Yubao Cao. Tongzhao Wang first read the AMT’s 2019 annual report, and then students and engineers made personal annual summaries. Dr. Rui Wu gave the “Three Things in 2019” report, Associate Professor Qiquan Quan made the […]

03 Jan 20 Tongzhao Wang

Dr. He Li’s visit

ID: NEWS2019-No.11 Time: December 29, 2019 Place: Harbin Event: In the morning of December 29, 2019, Dr. He Li, a former graduate, visited our AMT laboratory. Dr. Li is holding a position of assistant professor at Shandong University of Science and Technology. During this visit, he reported to Professor Zongquan Deng, Professor Dewei Tang and Associate Professor Qiquan Quan about his work and life in Qingdao. In addition, he and his schoolmates shared their past […]

30 Dec 19 Tongzhao Wang

Defu Zhang’s visit

ID: NEWS2019-No.10 Time: December 22, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: In the afternoon of December 22, 2019, Mr. Defu Zhang, a well-known cultural scholar, came to the Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control for academic exchanges and gave a wonderful lecture on the etiquette of Chinese traditional culture for teachers and students. Mr. Zhang introduced Rongli and morality cultivation in detail, and explained the classics in easy-to-understand language. He hoped to provide a practical […]

27 Dec 19 Tongzhao Wang

Training and exchange in CAST

ID: NEWS2019-No.9 Time: October 14, 2019 Place: Beijing, China Event: In the afternoon of October 14, 2019, invited by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST), Professor Zongquan Deng, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, gave the first talk of a series of academic exchanges for the Mechanical Systems Division of the Beijing Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering. Deputy Director Dayi Wang of the Beijing Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering, Director Tao Xiao and Party […]

10 Dec 19 Tongzhao Wang

Russian experts’ visit

ID: NEWS2019-No.8 Time: September 25, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Three experts Khmelev, Barsukov, and Golykh from the Center of ultrasonic technologies, Ltd. Altay State Technical University, Russia, visited Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control from September 25th to 28th, 2019. The experts were warmly received by Professor Zongquan Deng, who is an Academician of China Academy of Engineering, and Professor Hong Liu, who is a Vice-President of Harbin Institute of Technology. Dr. Qiquan […]

10 Oct 19 Kaijie Zhu

Two funds from NSFC

ID: NEWS2019-No.7 Time: August 19, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: AMT laboratory obtained two research funds from National Natural Science Foundation of China in August 2019. The first one is a Key Program titled “Research on Design Theory and Control Technology for Mars Rotorcraft” (Grant No. 51935005), which is in the charge of Prof. Dewei Tang. The second one is a General Program titled “Research on Actuating Mechanism of an Ultrasonic Driller Driven by Dual […]

19 Aug 19 Pengyue Zhao

Prof. Shugen Ma’s visit

ID: NEWS2019-No.6 Time: August 19, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Invited by Prof. Zongquan Deng, Prof. Shugen Ma from Ritsumeikan University paid a visit to Research Center for Aerospace Mechanism and Control in August 16 to 19, 2019. Prof. Shugen Ma gave us an academic lecture on “Design and control of environment-adaptive robots” in the afternoon of August 19, which is presided over by Prof. Dewei Tang. The faculty members attending this report include Prof. […]

19 Aug 19 Pengyue Zhao

2019 GRADUATION PARTY

ID: NEWS2019-No.5 Time: July 06, 2019 Place: Harbin, China Event: Yinchao Wang, Deen Bai, Shuitian Chen, Guoqing Wang, Jiongfeng Hu and Zheng Yang, the undergraduates of Aerospace Mechanism Testing Laboratory (AMT), worked hard and managed to pass their thesis defenses. Yinchao Wang finished his  thesis titled “Research on rotary percussive ultrasonic drill driven by single piezoelectric stack” and will join Shenyang Aerospace University, Deen Bai finished his thesis titled “Research on rotary percussive ultrasonic drill with bidirectional drive […]

10 Jul 19 Pengyue Zhao

AMT’S NEW WORK LOCATION

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 […]

05 Jun 19 Pengyue Zhao

Dr. Xiaodong Wu’s visit

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 […]

26 May 19 Pengyue Zhao

QUAN becomes Ph.D. Supervisor

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.

25 Apr 19 Pengyue Zhao

AE for IROS 2019

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, 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 on Intelligent […]

25 Apr 19 Qiquan Quan

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2019

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, […]

30 Dec 18 Pengyue Zhao

7OSME at Oxford

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 […]

05 Oct 18 Qiquan Quan

2018 GRADUATION PARTY

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 […]

04 Jul 18 Pengyue Zhao

He Li’s PhD graduation

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 […]

09 Apr 18 Pengyue Zhao

AE for IROS 2018

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 […]

01 Feb 18 Qiquan Quan

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2018

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 […]

05 Jan 18 Deen Bai

Prof. Zdravko Terze’s visit

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 […]

20 Dec 17 Deen Bai

IEEE ROBIO 2017

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 […]

12 Dec 17 Deen Bai

Yuntao’s PhD graduation

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. […]

29 Oct 17 Deen Bai

AMT founded

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 […]

20 Sep 17 Qiquan Quan

IEEE IUS 2017

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 […]

18 Sep 17 Deen Bai

2017 GRADUATION PARTY

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. […]

13 Jul 17 He Li

A Visit of Yawen and Haimo

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 […]

05 Apr 17

IROS 2017 Associate Editor

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 […]

28 Feb 17 Qiquan Quan

CELEBRATING NEW YEAR 2017

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 […]

31 Dec 16 He Li

IEEE ROBIO 2016

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 […]

22 Dec 16 He Li

IEEE IROS 2016

ID: NEWS2016-No.9 Time: October 9 to 14, 2016 Place: Daejeon, Korea Event: Mr. Yinchao Wang attended the 2016 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016) which was held in city of Daejeon, Korea, October 9 to 14.

15 Oct 16 Qiquan Quan

DLR & ECSSMET 2016

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 […]

01 Oct 16 Qiquan Quan

ROBIO 2016 PC meeting

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.

19 Sep 16 Qiquan Quan

IEEE ICMA 2016

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”.

11 Aug 16 Qiquan Quan

Farewell Party 2016

ID: NEWS2016-No.5 Time: July 3, 2016 Place: Harbin, China Event: On 3rd July, RCAMC502 held a farewell party for graduates of this year. All members of RCAMC502 wish them good luck in the future careers.

05 Jul 16 Qiquan Quan

Visit Ritsumeikan University

ID: NEWS2016-No.4 Time: May 12, 2016 Place: Kusatsu, Shiga, Japan Event: Prof. Zongquan Deng, Prof. Rongqiang Liu, Prof. Shengyuan Jiang, and Dr. Qiquan Quan visited the laboratory of Prof. Shugen Ma at Biwako-Campus of Ritsumeikan University.

13 May 16 Qiquan Quan

Dinner Party

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).

18 Apr 16 Qiquan Quan

NDAF 2016

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.

10 Apr 16 Qiquan Quan

Quan’s Promotion

ID: NEWS2016-No.1 Time: January 11, 2016 Place: Harbin, China Event: Dr. Qiquan Quan successfully passed the defense held by department of human resources of HIT and is thus promoted to associate professor.

12 Jan 16 Qiquan Quan

Celebrating New Year 2016

ID: NEWS2015-No.9 Time: December 27, 2015 Place: Harbin, China Event: In Wuji Sauce Bone restaurant, all members of RCAMC502 gathered together to greet the arrival of new year 2016 and review the important events of the past 2015.  

29 Dec 15 Qiquan Quan

Visit Ryerson

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.

25 Nov 15 Qiquan Quan

2015 NIDays Conference

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).

13 Nov 15 Qiquan Quan

Deep Space Exploration Conference

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!

18 Aug 15 Qiquan Quan

Yawen’s award

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!

10 Jul 15 Qiquan Quan

Farewell Party 2015

ID: NEWS2015-No.4 Time: July 4, 2015 Place: Harbin, China Event: On 4th July, RCAMC502 held a farewell party for graduates. Although the distance between will space out us, may we remember our true friendship and blessing.

05 Jul 15 Qiquan Quan

FOOMA 2015

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.

12 Jun 15 Qiquan Quan

NDAF 2015

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.

15 Apr 15 Qiquan Quan

Rits & Cherricube

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.

15 Mar 15 Qiquan Quan

Celebrating New Year 2015

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!

30 Dec 14 Qiquan Quan

CSA 2014

ID: NEWS2014-No.3 Time: October 14 to 15, 2014 Place: Beijing, China Event: Mr. He Li gave a presentation at 2014 CSA Academic Conference in Beijing during 14th to 15th October.

18 Oct 14 Qiquan Quan

IEEE IROS 2014

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.

20 Sep 14 Qiquan Quan

IEEE ICIA 2014

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.

08 Aug 14 Qiquan Quan

IEEE ROBIO 2013

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.

18 Dec 13 Qiquan Quan

IEEE ICIA 2013

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.

30 Aug 13 Qiquan Quan