Prof. Wei-Hsin Liao
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Wei-Hsin Liao received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 from The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA. Since August 1997, Dr. Liao has been with The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he is Director of Smart Materials and Structures Laboratory. His research has led to publications of over 140 technical papers in international journals and conference proceedings, 12 patents in US, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan,Japan, and Korea. He was the Conference Chair for the 20th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST 2009). He is the Conference Chair of Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, 2014 SPIE Smart Structures/NDE. He received the T A Stewart-Dyer/F H Trevithick Prize 2005, awarded by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). In 2008, he received the Best Paper Award in Structures from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He also received the Best Paper Award in Automation in the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, and the Best Conference Paper Award in the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation. Dr. Liao currently serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, as well as Smart Materials and Structures. Dr. Liao is a Fellow of ASME, HKIE, and IOP.