Professor

College of Department of Electronic Engineering

Shantou University

Email: zfan@stu.edu.cn

Education

PhD, May 2004, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University (MSU), USA

Advisor: Prof. Erik Goodman, Director of BEACON Center for Study of Evolution in Action, a National Science Foundation – funded Science and Technology Center initiated August 1, 2010, with initial funding of 25 million USD from 2010 – 2015.

M.S., July 2000, Control Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China

Advisor:Prof.Bingwen Wang

B.S., July 1995, Control Science and Engineering, HUST, China

Advisor:Prof.Bingwen Wang

Employment

  1. September 2014 – present, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Digital Signal and Image Processing director
  2. April 2012 - present, Professor, Head, Department of Electronic Engineering, Shantou University, China
  3. May 2011 – March 2012, Researcher, BEACON Center for Study of Evolution in Action, Michigan State University, USA
  4. Jan 2008 ~ April 2011, Associate Professor, Department of Management Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
  5. July 2007 ~ Dec 2007, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).
  6. June 2004 ~ June 2007, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).

Research Interest

Artificial Intelligence for System Modeling, Product Design and Development, Mechatronics Design Automation and Optimization, Intelligent Control, Autonomous Robotics, Cognitive Robotics, MEMS, Biomechanical Design, Artificial Muscle, Evolutionary Computation, Bayesian Learning, Computer Vision

Guest Appointments

  1. May 2016 –present, Guest Professor, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China.
  2. May 2011 – present, Affiliated Professor, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  3. Sept 2009 – present, Guest Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China.
  4. May 2008 – August 2008, Guest Associate Professor, University of Technology at Compiegne (UTC), France.
  5. Sept 2007 – Sept 2010, Guest Professor, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan.

Awards

  1. 2016, China Overseas Chinese Contribution Award for Innovation
  2. 2015, The Third Prize for China Business Federation of Science and Technology
  3. 2014, The Thousand Talents Plan of Young Professionals
  4. 2014, Shantou City Talent Award for Young Talents
  5. 2013, Talent Project of Sail Plan in Guangdong Province
  6. 2012, The Third Prize for China Business Federation of Science and Technology
  7. 2010, IEEE Senior Member
  8. 2009, Alectia Fond Award Recipient for the research work in the healthcare sector (with 12 other people, DKK 250,000)
  9. 2003, GECCO Best-Paper Award Finalist for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference
  10. 2000, Rockwell Automation Scholarship

Projects and Grants

  1. 2015-2018, as Principle Investigator, International Joint Research Center of “Evolutionary Intelligence and Robotics(EIRO)”, Evolutionary Design of Intelligent Robotics, CNY 1,800,000
  2. 2015-2018, “The Thousand Talents Plan of Young Professionals”, The Organization Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, CNY 1,000,000
  3. 2014-2017, as Principle Investigator, “Talent Project of Sail Plan in Guangdong Province”, Guangdong Provincial Government, CNY 1,000,000
  4. 2014-2017, as Principle Investigator, “Integrated Intelligence in Advanced Mechatronic Systems”, Department of Education, Guangdong Province, China, CNY, 680,000
  5. 2014-2017, as Principle Investigator, “Intelligent Design Framework of Mechatronics Systems”, Department of Education, Guangdong Province, China, CNY 400,000
  6. 2014-2018, as co-Principle Investigator, “Theory and Application of Distributed Computing”, National Natural Science Foundation of China, support no. 61332002, CNY 3,100,000
  7. 2013-2015, as Principle Investigator, “Innovative Application and Integrated Services Platform of the First Generation of Numerical Control in the Eastern Part of Guangdong Province”, support no. 2013B011304002, CNY 2,000,000
  8. 2012-2015, as Principle Investigator, “Concurrent Evolutionary Design of both the Controller and the Plant of Hybrid Mechatronic Systems”, National Natural Science Foundation of China, support no. 61175073, CNY 600,000
  9. 2013-2015, as Principle Investigator, “Intelligent Design Framework of Mechatronics Systems”, Shantou University, project no. NTF12024, CNY 1,000,000
  10. 2013-2017, as co-Principle Investigator, “Adaptive Design of Diversity-oriented Open Product”, National Natural Science Foundation of China, support no.51375289, CNY 900,000
  11. 2011-2012, as co-Principle Investigator, "Evolutionary Design of Bio-inspired Fish-type Flying Robot Actuated by Artificial Muscles", seeding fund of NSF Sponsored BEACON Center for Study of Evolution in Action, (National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement No. DBI-0939454, $98,040)
  12. 2010-2011, Hans Christian Ørsted Postdoc Fond for Dr. Yuan Li (Project no. 95-4248-81082, DKK 500,000)
  13. 2009, Alectia Fond Award Recipient for the research work in the healthcare sector (with 12 other people, DKK 250,000)
  14. 2009, Otto Mønsted Fond for Guest Professor of DTU for three months (Project no. 95-4248-81070, 195,000 Danish Kroner)
  15. 2008-2011, as Principle Investigator and main supervisor, industrial PhD research project funded by FORCE Technology Inc, and Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation, “On Key Technical Issues to Commercialize Hospital Robotic Transportation Systems”, (FI’s sagsnr. 07-023362, DTU Project no. 95-4248-80817, 2.064 million Danish Kroner)
  16. 2008-2011, as Principle Investigator and main supervisor, industrial PhD research project funded by FORCE Technology Inc, and Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation, “Direct Vision Based Molten Pool Feature Extraction in Automated Arc Welding”, (FI’s sagsnr. 08-032306, DTU Project no. 95-4248-80924, 2.054 million Danish Kroner)
  17. 2007-2010, as Principal Investigator and main supervisor, international PhD research project, funded by Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation, “Automated Design of Advanced Mechatronic Systems”, (FI’s sagsnr. 645-06-0186, DTU Project no. 95-4248-80844, 1.64 Million Danish Kroner)
  18. 2007, Otto Mønsted Fond for a visiting professorship of DTU for three months. (Project no. 95-4248-80846, 180,000 Danish kroner)
  19. 2004-2006, participator, educational project, “Asia Link – Promoting and Assisting Engineering Design Education in China”. The project is an EU-funded project (ASI/B7-301/98/679-09), my major responsibility includes designing and delivering one training course on Mechatronics in China
  20. 2000-2004, participator, NSF project, “Automated Design of Mechatronic Systems Using Bond Graphs and Genetic Programming” (National Science Foundation No. DMI 0084934, $3,080,000)

Invited Presentations

  1. Conference report named " Embedding Intelligence in Robotic Systems " at the international conference on International Conference on Industrial Informatics - Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration, Wuhan, Hubei, 2016.12.02-2016.12.05
  2. Speech named " The Design and Development of Intelligent Robot System " at 2016 10th parallel sports equipment and robotics conference in jiangsu province, Nanjing, Jiangsu , 2016.11.26
  3. Speech named " Embedding Intelligence in Robotic Systems " at 2016 Data Science and Industry4.0 conference, Foshan, Guangdong , 2016.11.07
  4. Conference report named " When Evolutionary Computation Meets Data Mining " at the international conference on IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, 2016.7.25-2016.7.29
  5. Speech named " The Research on Design Automation of Agricultural Intelligent Mobile Robot "at 2016 3th International Conference on Robot and Intelligent Equipment, Suzhou, Jiangsu , 2016.5.27-2016.5.29
  6. Keynote speech named “Embedding Intelligence in Robotic Systems” at the International Conference on Robot and Intelligent Equipment (WRIE 2015), 2015.5.29-2015.5.31
  7. Special report titled "Embedding Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems" at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. 2015.6.1-2015.6.2
  8. Conference report named "the Integrated Intelligence Research of Robot System" at the 2015's RIE international conference on robot and intelligent equipment. 2015.5.29-2015.5.31
  9. Conference report named "the Integrated Intelligence Research of Robot System" at the 2015's Robotics and Intelligent Equipment Summit, Dongguan, Guangdong, China, 2015.
  10. "Evolutionary synthesis of dynamical systems", Keynote speech at 2014 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECOO 2014), Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 12-16, 2014
  11. "Embedding intelligence in complex Mechatronic Systems", Special reports at 2014 1st Chinese Workshop on Evolutionary Computation and Learning (Ecole’2014), Hefei,AnHui, July 4-5, 2014
  12. "Embedding Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems", Keynote speech at 2012 3rd World Congress on Software Engineering (WCSE 2012)
  13. "Mechatronic Design Automation using Evolutionary Approaches", 2-hour Tutorial presentation at IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2012), Brisbane Australia, June 10 – 15, 2012
  14. "Embedding Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems", Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan, October 22, 2010
  15. "Automated Design of Mechatronic Systems Based on Evolutionary Approaches", BEACON Center for Study of Evolution in Action, Michigan State University, November 2, 2010

Monographs

  1. Zhun Fan, “Mechatronic Design Automation – An Emerging Research and Recent Advances”, Nova Science Publisher 2011, ISBN: 978-1-61668-956-8
  2. Zhao Xu, Zhun Fan (editors), “Evolutionary Computing for Intelligent Power System Optimization and Control”, Nova Science Publisher 2010, ISBN:978-1-61728-031-3

Submitted Papers

  1. Zhun Fan, Jiewei Lu, Wenji Li, Caimin Wei, Han Huang, Xinye Cai, Xinjian Chen. Unsupervised Blood Vessel Segmentation of Fundus Images Based on Image Matting and Hierarchical Growth Algorithm. IEEE Transaction on Image Processing.
  2. Zhun Fan, Jiewei Lu, Maoguo Gong, Honghui Xie, and Erik Goodman. Automatic Tobacco Plant Detection in UAV Images via Deep Neural Networks. IEEE Trsanction on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.
  3. Tie-jun Yang, Yao-wen Chen, and Zhun Fan(*). Color- and Texture-guided Sampling with Level Sets for Pigmented Skin Lesion Segmentation. Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering.
  4. Tie-jun Yang, Yao-wen Chen, and Zhun Fan(*). Vegetation segmentation based on level set using multi-channel local wavelet texture. Signal, Image and Video Processing.
  5. Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Xinye Cai, et al. An Improved Epsilon Constraint-handling Mehtod in MOEA/D for CMOPs with Large Infeasible Regions. Soft Computing.
  6. Fan Z, Li W, Cai X, et al. Difficulty Adjustable and Scalable Constrained Multi-objective Test Problem Toolkit[J]. arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.07603, 2016.

Refereed Journals

  1. Zhun Fan, Yibiao Rong, Xinye Cai, Jiewei Lu, Wenji Li, Huibiao Lin and Xinjian Chen*. Optic Disk Detection in Fundus Image Based on Structured Learning. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. 2017. SCI, EI, IF= 3.4509.
  2. Liu J, Fan Z*, Olsen S I, et al. Boosting Active Contours for Weld Pool Visual Tracking in Automatic Arc Welding, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. 2016. SCI, EI, IF=2.428. Download PDF
  3. Cai, X., Yang, Z., Fan Z*, & Zhang, Q. Decomposition-based-sorting and angle-based-selection for evolutionary multiobjective optimization. Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on. 2016. SCI, EI, IF= 4.943. (in press) Download PDF
  4. Chen, L., Liu, H., Fan Z, OXie, S., & Goodman, E..Modeling the tracking area planning problem using an evolutionary multi-objective algorithm. IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. 2016 SCI, EI, IF=3.647. (in press)
  5. Cai, X., Li, Y., Fan, Z.*, & Zhang, Q. (2015). An external archive guided multiobjective evolutionary algorithm based on decomposition for combinatorial optimization. Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on,19(4), 508-523. SCI, EI, IF=3.654. Download PDF
  6. Jean-François Dupuis, Zhun Fan*, Erik D. Goodman, “Evolutionary design of discrete controllers for hybrid mechatronic systems”. Int. J. Systems Science46(2): 303-316 (2015). SCI, EI, IF=2.1. Download PDF
  7. Cai, X., Cheng, X., Fan, Z.*, Goodman, E., & Wang, L. (2015). An adaptive memetic framework for multi-objective combinatorial optimization problems: studies on software next release and travelling salesman problems. Soft Computing, 1-22. SCI, EI, IF=1.271. Download PDF
  8. Jiang, D., Li, L., Hu, B., Fan, Z. (2015). An approach for prediction of acute hypotensive episodes via the Hilbert-Huang transform and multiple genetic programming classifier. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, 2015, 9. EI. Download PDF
  9. Zhun Fan, Yibiao Rong, Xinye Cai, Heping Chen, Weihua Sheng and Fang Li, “Detection of Optic Disk based on Saliency Map”, Real time Computing and Robotics, SpringerOpen Journal, Robotics and Biomimetics, 2015 Download PDF
  10. Jiang, D., Li, L., Gong, J., & Fan, Z. (2015). Optimal trajectory searching based differential evolution. International Journal of Wireless and Mobile Computing, 8(4), 384-393. SCI, EI, IF=0.348. Download PDF
  11. Jiang D, Fan Z.* The Algorithm for Algorithms: An Evolutionary Algorithm Based on Automatic Designing of Genetic Operators[J]. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2014. SCI, IF=0.762. Download PDF
  12. Qiao Li, Baihai Zhang, Lingguo Cui, Zhun Fan, V. Vasilakos Athanasios, “Epidemics on small worlds of tree-based wireless sensor networks”. J. Systems Science & Complexity 27(6): 1095-1120 (2014). SCI, EI, IF=0.457. Download PDF
  13. Zhenzhou Hu, Xinye Cai, Zhun Fan, “An improved memetic algorithm using ring neighborhood topology for constrained optimization”. Soft Comput. 18(10): 2023-2041 (2014). SCI, EI, IF=1.271. Download PDF
  14. Xinye Cai, Zhenzhou Hu, Zhun Fan, “A novel memetic algorithm based on invasive weed optimization and differential evolution for constrained optimization”. Soft Comput. 17(10): 1893-1910 (2013). SCI-E, EI, IF=1.271. Download PDF
  15. Jean F. Dupuis, Zhun Fan*, Erik Goodman, “Evolutionary Design of Both Topologies and Parameters of a Hybrid Dynamical System”, IEEE Trans. Evolutionary Computation 16(3): 391-405 (2012). SCI, EI, IF = 3.654.Download PDF
  16. Qiao, L., Bai-Hai, Z., Ling-Guo, C., Zhun, F., & Vasilakos, A. V. (2012). Immunizations on small worlds of tree-based wireless sensor networks.Chinese Physics B21(5), 050205. SCI, EI, IF=1.603.Download PDF
  17. Z. Zhou,B. Chen,H. Wang, Z. Fan, “Study on the evolutionary optimization of the topology of network control systems”, Enterprise Information System, Special Issue (Vol 4, Issue 2): Challenges and Solutions in Enterprise Computing, March 2010. SCI.Download PDF
  18. P. Wang, L. Xu, S-M. Zhou, Z. Fan, Y. Li, S. Feng, “A Novel Bayesian Learning Method for Information Aggregation in Modular Neural Networks”, Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 37, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 1071-1074. SCI, EI, IF = 2.24.Download PDF
  19. Zhun Fan, Jinchao Liu, Torben Sørensen, Pan Wang, “Improved Differential Evolution Based on Stochastic Ranking for Robust Layout Synthesis of MEMS Components”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 937-948, 2009. SCI, EI, IF = 6.498.Download PDF
  20. Wang Pan, Feng Shuai, Fan Zhun, “Some Issues of the Paradigm of Multi-learning Machine - Modular Neural Networks”, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 46, 2009. SCI, IF=0.665.Download PDF
  21. Yong Wang, Zixing Cai, Yuren Zhou, Zhun Fan, “Constrained Optimization Based on Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithm and Adaptive Constraint-Handling Technique”, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 395-413, 2009. SCI, EI, IF=1.974.Download PDF
  22. Jiachuan Wang, Zhun Fan, Janis Terpenny, Erik Goodman, “Cooperative body-brain coevolutionary synthesis of mechatronic systems”, AI EDAM , Vol.22, No.3, Special Issue on Genetic Programming for Human-Competitive Designs, 2008, 219-234, Cambridge University Press. SCI, EI, IF=0.604.Download PDF
  23. Fan, Z., Wang, J., Achiche, S., Goodman, E., & Rosenberg, R. (2008). Structured synthesis of MEMS using evolutionary approaches. Applied Soft Computing8(1), 579-589. SCI, EI, IF=2.81.Download PDF
  24. Wang Pan, Li You-feng, Fan Zhun, Feng Shuai, “Methodological research for dynamic integration of modularized neural network’s sub-networks”, Systems Engineering and Electronics, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp 88-92, (in Chinese), 2008. SCI, EI, IF=0.506.
  25. Su Yong-yan, Wang Pan, Fan Zhun, “A Genetic Algorithm based on a Novel Constraints Addressing Method”, Computer Engineering and Application. 43(14):71-72, (in Chinese), 2007Download PDF
  26. Wang Pan, Fan Zhun, Li Youfeng, “Dynamic Integration of Modular Neural Network’s Sub-networks”, Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems, Series B: Applications & Algorithms, volume 13-supplement, pp.2280-2283, 2006
  27. Jiang Changfan, Yang Kaiying, Wang Pan, Fan Zhun, Han Ming, “Robust Optimization Design of MEMS Based on GA”, Computer and Digital Engineering, 34(8): pp. 135-137 (In Chinese), 2006 Download PDF
  28. Jiachuan Wang, Zhun Fan, Janis P. Terpenny, and Erik D. Goodman, “Knowledge Interaction with Genetic Programming in Mechatronic Systems Design Using Bond Graphs”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, Special Issue on Knowledge Extraction and Incorporation in Evolutionary Computation Vol 35, No. 2, 2005, pp 172-182. EI, IF=2.171. Download PDF
  29. J. Hu, E. D. Goodman, K. Seo, Z. Fan, R. C. Rosenberg, “The Hierarchical Fair Competition (HFC) Model for Continuing Evolutionary Algorithms/Machines”, Journal of Evolutionary Computation Vol.13, No. 2, pp. 241-277, 2005. SCI, EI, IF=2.366 Download PDF
  30. Z. Fan, K. Seo, R. Rosenberg, J. Hu, E. Goodman, “A Novel Evolutionary Engineering Design Approach for Mixed-Domain Systems”. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 36, No.2, April 2004, pp127-147 (SCI-E, EI IF =1.076) Download PDF
  31. Zhun Fan, Jiachuan Wang, and Erik Goodman, “Exploring Open-Ended Design Space of Mechatronic Systems”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp 295-302, 2004. SCI, EI, IF=0.526. Download PDF
  32. K. Seo, Z. Fan, J. Hu, E. Goodman, R. Rosenberg, “Toward an Automated Design Method for Multi-Domain Dynamic Systems Using Bond Graphs and Genetic Programming”. Mechatronics 13 (8-9), 2003, pp: 851-885. SCI, IF =1.726. Download PDF
  33. K. Seo, J. Hu, Z. Fan, E. D. Goodman, and R. C. Rosenberg, “Automated Design Approaches for Multi-Domain Dynamic Systems Using Bond Graphs and Genetic Programming”, The International Journal of Computers, Systems and Signals, vol.3, no.1, pp.55-70, 2002. Download PDF
  34. Tan Jingtao, Fan Zhun and Qin Yi. “Analysis and Design of Variable Structure Type Fuzzy Speed Controller for Field-Oriented Induction Motor Drive System”. Journal of Control Theory and Applications, Vol.17, No.6, Dec., 2000, pp: 873-877. SCI, EI, IF=2.048. Download PDF
  35. Fu Yuli, Zhao Yong, Fan Zhun, Liao Xiaoxin, “Bi-directional Associative Memory Model with Delays”, Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 28(7), 2000, pp. 80-82. SCI, EI, IF=0.834. Download PDF
  36. B. Wang, Z. Fan, X. Kang, “Development of Genetic Algorithm Toolbox in Matlab”, Journal of Wuhan Automotive Polytechnic University, 21(6), 1999, pp: 25-28. Download PDF
  37. B. Wang, Z. Fan, Y. Liang, “A Direct Design Method of Fuzzy Logic Controller using Genetic Algorithm”, Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 26(5), 1998, pp: 81- 90. SCI, IF=0.834. Download PDF

Book Chapters

  1. Yang, Zhixiang, Xinye Cai, and Zhun Fan. "A Sorting Based Selection for Evolutionary Multiobjective Optimization." Bio-Inspired Computing--Theories and Applications. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2015. 538-549.
  2. Zhun Fan, Kristoffer Raun, Lars Hein, and Hans-Eirk Kiil, “Application of Artificial Muscles as Actuators in Engineering Design”, in Advanced Design and Manufacture to Gain a Competitive Edge - New Manufacturing Techniques and their Role in Improving Enterprise Performance, Eds. Xiu-Tian Yan, Chengyu Jiang and Benoit Eynard, Springer London, pp 875-884, 2008
  3. Lars Hein, Zhun Fan, “Constraints and Shortfalls in Engineering Design Practice”, in Advanced Design and Manufacture to Gain a Competitive Edge - New Manufacturing Techniques and their Role in Improving Enterprise Performance, Eds. Xiu-Tian Yan, Chengyu Jiang and Benoit Eynard, Springer London, pp 13-20, 2008
  4. J.Liu, Z. Fan, T. Soerensen, Z. Xu, P. Wang, “Robust Layout Synthesis of MEMS Using Constrained Adaptive Differential Evolution Algorithm”, accepted in Soft Computing: New Research, Nova Scientific Publisher, 2008
  5. J. Hu, Z. Fan, J. Wang, X. Peng, K. Seo, J. Terpenny, R. Rosenberg, and E. Goodman, “GPBG: A Framework for Evolutionary Synthesis of Multi-domain Engineering Systems”, in Design by Evolution, Natural Computing Series, Eds. Kalyanmoy Deb, Springer Berlin Heidelberg pp 319-345, 2008
  6. Zhun Fan, Jiachuan Wang, Min Wen, Sofiane Achiche, Erik Goodman, Roanld Rosenberg, “An Evolutionary Approach for Robust Layout Synthesis of MEMS”, in Evolutionary Computation in Dynamic Environment, edited by S. Yang and Y. Jin, Springer Verlag Heidelberg, pp. 519-542, 2007
  7. Zhun Fan, Mogens Andreasen, Jiachuan Wang, Erik Goodman, Lars Hein, “Towards an Evolvable Engineering Design Framework for Interactive Computer Design Support of Mechatronic Systems”, in Integrated Intelligent Systems for Engineering Design, edited by Xuan F Zha and R. J. Howlett, IOS Press, pp 182-198, 2006
  8. Zhun Fan, Jiachuan Wang, and Erik Goodman, “Exploring Open-Ended Design Space of Mechatronic Systems”, in Cutting Edge Robotics, edited by Vedran Kordic, Aleksandar Lazinica, Munir Merdan, published by p1V pro literatur Verlag Robert Mayer-Scholz, Mammendorf, Germany, pp 707-726, 2005
  9. Zhun Fan, Jiachuan Wang, Kisung Seo, Jianjun Hu, Ronald Rosenberg, Janis Terpenny, and Erik Goodman, “Automating the Hierarchical Synthesis of MEMS Using Evolutionary Approaches”, in Evolvable Machines – Theory & Practice, edited by Nadia Nedjah and Luiza de Mecedo Mourelle, published by Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, pp129-149, 2004

Refereed Conferences

  1. Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Xinye Cai, et.al. (2017, June). A Comparative Study of Constrained Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms on Constrained Multi-objective Optimization Problems. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2017, Spain.
  2. Zhun Fan, Jiewei Lu, YiBiao Rong. (2016, December). Automated Blood Vessel Segmentation of Fundus Images Using Region Features of Vessels. The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Greece.
  3. Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Xinye Cai, et.al. (2016, December). An Improved Epsilon Constraint Handling Method Embedded in MOEA/D for Constrainted Multi-objective Optimization Problems. The 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Greece.
  4. Yang Xiao, Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Shen Chen, Lei Zhao, Honghui Xie. (2016, December). A Manipulator Design Optimization Based on Constrained Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2016 International Conference on. IEEE.
  5. Lei Zhao, Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Honghui Xie, Yang Xiao. (2016, December). 3D Indoor Map Building with Monte Carlo Localization in 2D Map. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2016 International Conference on. IEEE.
  6. Honghui Xie, Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Yibiao Rong, Yang Xiao, Lei Zhao. (2016, December). Tobacco Plant Recognizing and Counting Based on SVM. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2016 International Conference on. IEEE.
  7. Zhun Fan, Wenji Li, Xinye Cai, Kaiwen Hu, Huibiao Lin & Hui Li, Angle-based Constrained Dominance Principle in MOEA/D for Constrained Multi? objective Optimization Problems. 2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2016).
  8. Zhu Chunyang, Cai Xinye, Fan Zhun and Muhammad Sulaman, A Two phase Many Objective Evolutionary Algorithm with Penalty Based Adjustment for Reference Lines. 2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI 2016).
  9. Zhun Fan, Jiajie Mo. (2016 ). Automated Blood Vessel Segmentation Based on De-noising Auto-encoder and Neural Network. The International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC) (accepted)
  10. Zhun Fan, Yibiao Rong, Jiewei Lu, Jiajie Mo, Fang Li, Xinye Cai and Tiejun Yang. (2016, June). Automated Blood Vessel Segmentation in Fundus Image Based on Integral Channel Features and Random Forests. The 12th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA) Download PDF
  11. Zhun Fan, Youxiang Zuo, Fang Li, and Shuangxi Wang. (2016, June). Design of A Diamond Adsorption Detection System Based on Machine Learning Techniques. The 12th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA) Download PDF
  12. Liu, J., Fan, Z., Olsen, S. I., Christensen, K. H., & Kristensen, J. K. (2015, August). A real-time passive vision system for robotic arc welding. In Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 389-394). IEEE. Download PDF
  13. Fan, Z., Zuo, Y., Jiang, D., & Cai, X. (2015, May). Prediction of acute hypotensive episodes using random forest based on genetic programming. In Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2015 IEEE Congress on (pp. 688-694). IEEE. Download PDF
  14. Fan, Z., Rong, Y., Cai, X., Li, F., Li, W., & Lin, H. (2015, June). Detecting optic disk based on AdaBoost and active geometric shape model. In Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 311-316). IEEE Download PDF
  15. Zefeng, Y., Fang, L., Yibiao, R., Yaowen, C., & Zhun, F*. (2015, June). Design of a multichannel biomedical signal acquisition system based on Cortex-M4 processor. In Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2015 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1023-1027). IEEE. Download PDF
  16. Zhun Fan, Yibiao Rong, Xinye Cai, Wenji Li, Huibiao Lin, Zefeng Yu and Jiewei Lu, Detecting Optic Disk Based on Structured Learning, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO),2015, December 6-9, Zhuhai, China ,in press. Download PDF
  17. Fan, Z., Hu, K., Yin, H., Li, W., & Lin, H. (2015, December). Decomposing a Multiobjective Optimization Problem into a Number of Reduced-Dimension Multiobjective Subproblems Using Tomographic Scanning. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 71-75). IEEE. Download PDF
  18. Fan, Z., Li, W., Cai, X., Li, H., Hu, K., & Yin, H. (2015, December). An Improved Ideal Point Setting in Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm Based on Decomposition. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2015 International Conference on (pp. 63-70). IEEE. Download PDF
  19. Fan, Z., Li, W., Cai, X., Li, H., Hu, K., & Yin, H. (2015, December). Difficulty Controllable and Scalable Constrained Multi-objective Test Problems. InIndustrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII), 2015 International Conference on(pp. 76-83). IEEE. Download PDF
  20. Fan, Z., Huang, H., Li, W., Xie, S., Cai, X., & Goodman, E. (2015, August). An opposition-based repair operator for multi-objective evolutionary algorithm in constrained optimization problems. In Natural Computation (ICNC), 2015 11th International Conference on (pp. 330-336). IEEE.
  21. Li, Y., Cai, X., Fan, Z., & Zhang, Q. (2014, July). An external archive guided multiobjective evolutionary approach based on decomposition for continuous optimization. In Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2014 IEEE Congress on(pp. 1124-1130). IEEE. Download PDF
  22. Cai, X., Cheng, X., & Fan, Z. (2014, July). A probabilistic pareto local search based on historical success counting for multiobjective optimization. InProceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion (pp. 1163-1168). ACM.
  23. Fan, Z., Cai, X., Li, W., Lin, H., Xie, S., & Wang, S. (2014, July). Evolutionary synthesis of dynamical systems: the past, current, and future. In Proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion (pp. 1169-1174). ACM. Download PDF
  24. Li, W., Fan, Z., Cai, X., Lin, H., Xie, S., & Wang, S. (2014, July). Design optimization of MEMS using constrained multi-objective evolutionary algorithm. In Proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion (pp. 1175-1180). ACM. Download PDF
  25. Yang, Z., Cai, X., & Fan, Z. (2014, July). Epsilon constrained method for constrained multiobjective optimization problems: some preliminary results. In Proceedings of the 2014 conference companion on Genetic and evolutionary computation companion (pp. 1181-1186). ACM. Download PDF
  26. Lin, H., Fan, Z., Cai, X., Li, W., Wang, S., Li, J., & Zhang, C. (2014). Hybridizing Infeasibility Driven and Constrained-Domination Principle with MOEA/D for Constrained Multiobjective Evolutionary Optimization. InTechnologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (pp. 249-261). Springer International Publishing.
  27. Jiang, D., Peng, C., Fan, Z., Chen, Y., & Cai, X. (2013, April). Modified binary differential evolution for solving wind farm layout optimization problems. In Computational Intelligence for Engineering Solutions (CIES), 2013 IEEE Symposium on (pp. 23-28). IEEE. Download PDF
  28. Jiang, D., Peng, C., & Fan, Z. (2013, December). Evolutionary Algorithm Based on Automatically Designing of Genetic Operators. In Computational Intelligence and Security (CIS), 2013 9th International Conference on (pp. 66-70). IEEE. Download PDF
  29. Ying, S., Ji, S., Wang, Z., & Fan, Z. (2013, December). Output properties of cellular artificial actuator. In Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2013 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 2369-2373). IEEE.
  30. Liu, C. J., Seo, K., Fan, Z., Tan, X. B., & Goodman, E. D. (2012, November). Synthesis of Matsuoka-Based Neuron Oscillator Models in Locomotion Control of Robots. In Intelligent Systems (GCIS), 2012 Third Global Congress on (pp. 342-347). IEEE. Download PDF
  31. Ozkil, A. G., Fan, Z., Xiao, J., Dawids, S., Kristensen, J. K., & Christensen, K. H. (2011, September). Mapping of multi-floor buildings: A barometric approach. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 847-852). IEEE. Download PDF
  32. Liu, J., Fan, Z., Olsen, S. I., Christensen, K. H., & Kristensen, J. K. (2011, August). Weld pool visual sensing without external illumination. InAutomation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2011 IEEE Conference on(pp. 145-150). IEEE. Download PDF
  33. Tutum, C. C., & Fan, Z. (2011, June). Multi-criteria layout synthesis of mems devices using memetic computing. In Evolutionary Computation (CEC), 2011 IEEE Congress on (pp. 902-908). IEEE. Download PDF
  34. Ozkil, A. G., Fan, Z., Xiao, J., Kristensen, J. K., Dawids, S., Christensen, K. H., & Aanæs, H. (2011, April). Practical indoor mobile robot navigation using hybrid maps. In Mechatronics (ICM), 2011 IEEE International Conference on(pp. 475-480). IEEE. Download PDF
  35. Ozkil, A. G., Fan, Z., Xiao, J., Klæstrup, J., Dawids, S., Christensen, K. H., & Aanæs, H. (2010, October). Empirical evaluation of a practical indoor mobile robot navigation method using hybrid maps. In Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 2521-2522). IEEE. Download PDF
  36. Dupuis, J. F., & Fan, Z. (2010). Comparing an evolved finite state controller for hybrid system to a lookahead design. In IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence. Download PDF
  37. Zhong, J. H., Zhang, J., & Fan, Z. (2010). MP-EDA: a robust estimation of distribution algorithm with multiple probabilistic models for global continuous optimization. In Simulated Evolution and Learning (pp. 85-94). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  38. Zhan, Z. H., Zhang, J., & Fan, Z. (2010). Solving the optimal coverage problem in wireless sensor networks using evolutionary computation algorithms. In Simulated Evolution and Learning (pp. 166-176). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  39. Gong, Y. J., Zhang, J., & Fan, Z. (2010, October). A multi-objective comprehensive learning particle swarm optimization with a binary search-based representation scheme for bed allocation problem in general hospital. In Systems Man and Cybernetics (SMC), 2010 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1083-1088). IEEE. Download PDF
  40. Qiao, L., Lingguo, C., Baihai, Z., & Zhun-Fan, F. (2010, July). Small worlds in the tree topologies of wireless sensor networks. In Control Conference (CCC), 2010 29th Chinese (pp. 4677-4683). IEEE. Download PDF
  41. Li, Q., Cui, L., Zhang, B., & Fan, Z. (2010, March). A low energy intelligent clustering protocol for wireless sensor networks. In Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2010 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1675-1682). IEEE. Download PDF
  42. Zhu, H., Wang, P., & Fan, Z. (2010, March). Evolutionary design optimization of MEMS: a brief review. In Industrial Technology (ICIT), 2010 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 1683-1687). IEEE.
  43. Liu, J., Fan, Z., Olsen, S., Christensen, K., & Kristensen, J. (2009, October). Using active contour models for feature extraction in camera-based seam tracking of arc welding. In Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2009. IROS 2009. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 5948-5955). IEEE. Download PDF
  44. Liu, J., Fan, Z., & Goodman, E. (2009, June). SRDE: an improved differential evolution based on stochastic ranking. In Proceedings of the first ACM/SIGEVO Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (pp. 345-352). ACM. Download PDF
  45. Özkil, A. G., Fan, Z., Dawids, S., Aanes, H., Kristensen, J. K., & Christensen, K. H. (2009, August). Service robots for hospitals: A case study of transportation tasks in a hospital. In Automation and Logistics, 2009. ICAL'09. IEEE International Conference on (pp. 289-294). IEEE. Download PDF
  46. Ali Ozkil, Zhun Fan, Steen Dawids, Henrik Aanaes, Jens Kristensen, Kim Christensen, “Visual Tags and Mobile Robots: A Review”, The 14th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, 2009
  47. Dupuis, J. F., & Fan, Z. (2009, July). Evolved finite state controller for hybrid system in reduced search space. In Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2009. AIM 2009. IEEE/ASME International Conference on (pp. 833-838). IEEE. Download PDF
  48. J. Liu, Z. Fan, E. Goodman, “SRaDE: An Adaptive Differential Evolution based on Stochastic Ranking”, poster and 2-p. abstract in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference GECCO 2009, 1871-1872 Download PDF
  49. J. Dupuis, Z. Fan, E. Goodman, “Automated Design of Hybrid Dynamic Systems”, World Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GEC) 2009, 105-112
  50. Xu, Z., Dong, Z. Y., Wong, K. P., & Fan, Z. (2009, March). Multi-objective transmission planning. In Power and Energy Engineering Conference, 2009. APPEEC 2009. Asia-Pacific (pp. 1-4). IEEE. Download PDF
  51. Z. Fan, J. Liu, T. Sørensen, B. Eynard, T. Nadege, P. Christine, L.Federic, “Automated Generation of Robust Design Concepts of MEMS Components using Improved Differential Evolution”, accepted by IDMME – Virtual Concept 2008
  52. Sofiane Achiche, Wozniak Adam, Zhun Fan, Torben Sørensen, 3D CMM Strain-Gauge Triggering Probe Error Characteristics Modeling, NAFIPS 2008 - Annual Meeting of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, 2008, 252-255 Download PDF
  53. K. Christensen, J. Liu, T. Sørensen, Z. Fan, J. Kristensen, “Vision based sensor systems for seam tracking and control in arc and hybrid laser-arc welding”, International Conference on Computer Technology in Welding and Manufacturing, Cranfield, UK 2008
  54. Fan, Z., & Achiche, S. (2007, January). Robust Layout Synthesis of a MEM Crab-Leg Resonator Using a Constrained Genetic Algorithm. In ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (pp. 329-337). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  55. Achiche, S., Fan, Z., & Bolognini, F. (2007, June). Review of automated design and optimization of MEMS. In Industrial Electronics, 2007. ISIE 2007. IEEE International Symposium on (pp. 2150-2155). IEEE. Download PDF
  56. Achiche, S., Wang, W., Fan, Z., Ozkil, A., Sorensen, T., Wang, J., & Goodman, E. (2007, July). Genetically generated double-level fuzzy controller with a fuzzy adjustment strategy. In Proceedings of the 9th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation (pp. 1880-1887). ACM.
  57. Özkil, A. G., Dawids, S., Fan, Z., & Sørensen, T. (2007, June). Design of a robotic automation system for transportation of goods in hospitals. InComputational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, 2007. CIRA 2007. International Symposium on (pp. 392-397). IEEE. Download PDF
  58. Huang, R., Tong, S., Sheng, W., & Fan, Z. (2007, June). A problem solving environment for combinatorial optimization based on parallel meta-heuristics. In Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, 2007. CIRA 2007. International Symposium on (pp. 432-437). IEEE. Download PDF
  59. Fan, Z., Detlef, M., Andreasen, M. M., & Hein, L. (2006). Teaching system integration of mechatronic systems. In DS 36: Proceedings DESIGN 2006, the 9th International Design Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Download PDF
  60. Finn Conrad, Zhun Fan, Torben Sørensen, “Simulation and Embedded Smart Control”, International Conference on Computational Methods in Fluid Power Technology, pages: E 1 – 14, 2006
  61. González D., Fan Z., Sørensen T., and Fernández I. (2006) “Embedded Face Recognition for Mechatronic Devices”, the 7th International Workshop on Research and Education in Mechatronics (REM), June 15th - June 16th 2006, Stockholm
  62. Fernández I., Fan Z., Sørensen T., and González D. (2006) “On the Implementation of New Technologies for Embedded Hybrid Control”, the 7th International Workshop on Research and Education in Mechatronics (REM), June 15th - June 16th 2006, Stockholm
  63. P. Wang, Z. Fan, Y. Li, “Dynamic Integration of Modular Neural Network’s Sub-networks”, international conference on sensing, computing and automation, ICSCA 2006, Chongqing, China
  64. Zhun, S., Boelskifte, P., & Fan, Z. (2006). A Fuzzy Approach For Feature-Based Product Style Recognition. In Proceedings 5th International Conference on E-engineering & Digital Enterprise Technology.
  65. Shen, Y., Wejinya, U. C., Xi, N., Pomeroy, C. A., Xue, Y., & Fan, Z. (2006, October). Characterization of living drosophila embryos using micro robotic manipulation system. In Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on (pp. 568-573). IEEE.
  66. Fan, Z., Andreasen, M. M., Wang, J., & Goodman, E. D. (2005). Towards an evolvable chromosome model for interactive computer design support. In DS 35: Proceedings ICED 05, the 15th International Conference on Engineering Design, Melbourne, Australia, 15.-18.08. 2005.
  67. Zhun Fan, Jiachuan Wang, Erik Goodman, “An Evolutionary Approach for Robust Layout Synthesis of MEMS”, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 24-28 July, 2005, Monterey, California, USA, 1186-1191 Download PDF
  68. Sørensen, T., Fan, Z., & Conrad, F. (2005). Two Mechatronic Projects-an Agricultural Robot and a Flight Simulator Platform. In 6th International Workshop on Research and Education in Mechatronics (rem). pp. 391-396
  69. Fan, Z., Sørensen, T., Conrad, F., Andreasen, M. M., Christensen, G. K., & Hein, L. (2005). Mechatronics education: Conceptual prototype vs. physical realization. In 6th International Workshop on Research and Education in Mechatronics (rem). pp 397 – 402
  70. Zhun Fan, Lars Hein, Mogens Myrup Andreasen, Benoit Eynard, et al. “Design Oriented Training of Mechatronic Engineers”, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society Annual Conference, Nov 6-8, 2005, Chongqing, China
  71. Lars Hein, Zhun Fan, Mogens Myrup Andreasen, “Design & Innovation – a New Framework for Teaching Mechatronics”, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society Annual Conference, Nov 6-8, 2005, Chongqing, China
  72. Wang, P., Fan, Z., Li, Y., & Feng, S. (2005). Sequential bayesian learning for modular neural networks. In Advances in Neural Networks–ISNN 2005 (pp. 652-659). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  73. Zhun Fan, Erik Goodman, Jiachuan Wang, Ronald Rosenberg, Kisung Seo and Jianjun Hu, “Hierarchical Evolutionary Synthesis of MEMS”, Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, June, 2004, Portland, OR, pp. 2320-2327 Download PDF
  74. Wang Pan, Xu Chengzhi, Fan Zhun, “Evolutionary Linear Control Strategies of Triple Inverted Pendulums and Simulation Studies”, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, June 15-19, vol. 3, pp. 2365-2368, 2004, Hangzhou, P.R.China Download PDF
  75. Kisung Seo, Erik Goodman, Jianjun Hu, Zhun Fan, and Ronald Rosenberg, “Hierarchical Breeding Control for Efficient Topology/Parameter Evolution Using Modular Primitives in Bond Graph Model Design”, poster and 2-p. abstract in Proc. 2004 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, June, 2004, Seattle, WA, Part II, pp. 722-723.
  76. Z. Fan, K. Seo, R. Rosenberg, J. Hu, E. Goodman, Computational Synthesis of Multi-Domain Systems – Application in MEMS, Proceedings of the 2003 AAAI Spring Symposium - Computational Synthesis: From Basic Building Blocks to High Level Functionality, Stanford, California, March, 24-26, 2003, pp. 59-66. Download PDF
  77. Z. Fan, K. Seo, R. Rosenberg, J. Hu, E. Goodman, System-Level Synthesis of MEMS via Genetic Programming and Bond Graphs, Proc. 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference, Chicago, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, July, 2003, pp. 2058-2071, Best-Paper Award Finalist.
  78. K. Seo, Z. Fan, J. Hu, E. Goodman, and R. Rosenberg, Dense and Switched Modular Primitives for Bond Graph Model Design, Proc. 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference, Chicago, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, July, 2003, pp. 1764-1775.
  79. P. Wang, Z. Fan, C. Xu, Correlation Analysis and Evolutionary Control of Multi-Staged Inverted Pendulum, Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Houston, Texas, October 5-8, 2003, pp. 920-923 Download PDF
  80. Erik D. Goodman, Kisung Seo, Zhun Fan, Jianjun Hu, Ronald C. Rosenberg, Automated Design of Mechatronic Systems: Novel Search Methods and Modular Primitives to Enable Real-World Applications, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference Proceedings, Edited by R.G. Reddy, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA, 2003, pp 120-138. Download PDF
  81. J. Hu, E. D. Goodman, K. Seo, Z. Fan, R. C. Rosenberg, HEMO: A Sustainable Multi-Objective Evolutionary Optimization Framework. Proc. 2003 Genetic and Evolutionary Computing Conference, Chicago, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, July, 2003, pp. 1029-1040. Download PDF
  82. Z. Fan, K. Seo, R. Rosenberg, J. Hu, E. Goodman, Exploring Multiple Design Topologies using Genetic Programming and Bond Graphs, accepted for full presentation by 2002 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, ISGEC Press, New York, July, 2002, pp. 1073-1080 Download PDF
  83. J. Hu, K. Seo, S. Li, Z. Fan, R. C. Rosenberg, E. D. Goodman, Structure Fitness Sharing (SFS) for Evolutionary Design by Genetic Programming, Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, GECCO-2002, New York, July, 2002, pp. 780-787. Download PDF
  84. Z. Fan, J. Hu, K. Seo, E. Goodman, R. Rosenberg, and B. Zhang, Bond Graph Representation and GP for Automated Analog Filter Design, 2001 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Late-Breaking Papers, ISGEC Press, San Francisco, 2001, pp. 81-86.

Patents

  1. Zhun Fan, Yugen You, Wenzhao Chen. A control system, method and device for autonomous mobile robot platform. China, patent for invention, No.201610865308.1
  2. Zhun Fan, Yugen You, Wenzhao Chen. A control device for autonomous mobile robot platform. China, patent for utility model, No.201621094143.4
  3. Zhun Fan, Fang Li, Yibiao Rong. Mapping of multi-floor buildings: a barometric approach. China, patent for invention, No.201510757309.X
  4. Zhun Fan, Guoshan Huang, Zefeng Yu. An intelligent mobile platform of multi-DOF manipulator. patent for invention, NO.201510734969.6
  5. Zhun Fan, Guoshan Huang, Zefeng Yu. An intelligent mobile platform of multi-DOF manipulator. patent for utility model, NO.201520866271.5
  6. Zhun Fan, Honghui Xie, Zefeng Yu. Mapping of a hybrid map for mobile robot navigation. China, patent for invention, NO.201510718698.5
  7. Zhun Fan, Xiying Weng, Shuanxi Wang. A customized digital control system for food packaging device. China, patent for invention, NO.201510115899.6
  8. Zhun Fan, Xiying Weng, Shuanxi Wang. A digital control and dispatch system used for fast automatic up-down material. China, patent for invention, NO.201510116130.6
  9. Zhun Fan, Guijie Zhu, Jinchao Liu. Improved Differential Evolution Based on Stochastic Ranking for Robust Layout Synthesis of MEMS Components. China, patent for invention, NO.201410072383.3
  10. Zhun Fan, Guijie Zhu, Shuxiang Xie. Engineering design based on bond-graph and genetic programming, China, patent for invention, NO.201410078663.5
  11. Zhun Fan, Zefeng Yu, Yibiao Rong, Wenji Li, Huibiao Lin. Extracting arc welding with molten pool based on passive vision system. China, patent for invention, NO. 201410717782
  12. Zhun Fan, Yibiao Rong, Zefeng Yu, Huibiao Lin, Wenji Li.Detcting seam based on passive visual system. China, patent for invention, NO.201410717847

Robot System Research and Development

  1. Complex robot with specialized manipulator.[video]
  2. 3rd-generation mobile service robot platform.[video]
  3. Six-joint teach pendant for manipulators.[video]
  4. Biomimetic robot with six legs.[video]
  5. Card-programming robotic system.[video]
  6. Hospital-used smart mobile robot.[video]
  7. Arc welding robot.[video]

Theses

  1. Zhun Fan, “Computational Intelligence and its Applications in Control Systems”, 2000, Master Thesis, Department of Control Engineering and Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  2. Zhun Fan, “Design Automation of Mechatronic Systems using Evolutionary Computation and Bond Graphs”, 2004, PhD Dissertation, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, USA

Diploma

Education in University Teaching at DTU (UDtU*) from April 2005 to August 2006
*UDtU is a practical training in teaching at a university level, with an estimated workload of approximately 250 hours.

Scholarly Service

  1. Member of Big Data Special Committee of Chinese Association of Automation(CAA) since 2016

  2. Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

  3. Foundation Member of the Technical Committee on MEMS of IES (Industrial Electronics Society) of IEEE since 2008
  4. Member of the Technical Committee on Industrial Informatics of IES (Industrial Electronics Society) of IEEE since 2010
  5. Member of the Technical Committee on Intelligent Systems Applications of the CIS (Computational Intelligence Society) of IEEE since 2010

  6. Member of the Technical Committee on Enterprise Information Systems of the SMC (System, Man, and Cybernetics) of IEEE since 2010
  7. Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) since 2004
  8. Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) since 2008, member of the SIGEVO of ACM since 2007
  9. Member of the Design Society since 2005

  10. Steering Committee Member of Mechatronics SIG of the Design Society since 2007
  11. Member of the Danish Centre for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (DCAMM) since 2006
  12. Foundation Member of the Research Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Wuhan University of Technology, China, since 2009

Workshop Organization

    Workshop Chairman of "When Evolutionary Computation Meets Data Mining" on CEC since 2014 to 2017.

Reviewer for journals including:

  1. Mechatronics, an International Journal
  2. Soft Computing
  3. Computational Intelligence
  4. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines
  5. Computers in Industry
  6. Computer Aided Design
  7. Computers & Operations Research
  8. Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical
  9. Enterprise Information Systems
  10. International Journal of System Science
  11. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control
  12. IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation
  13. IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
  14. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  15. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering
  16. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics
  17. IEEE Transactions on System, Man, Cybernetics-part B
  18. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems
  19. IEEE Transactions on System, Man, Cybernetics-part C

Program committee including:

  1. Program Chair, International Conference on Industrial Informatics --Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII 2017)
  2. Program Chair, International Conference on Industrial Informatics --Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII 2016)
  3. Program Chair, International Conference on Industrial Informatics --Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII 2015)
  4. Guest editorial for SI:Socially Interactive Robotics: From Theory to Applications in 2015

  5. Guest editorial for Robotics and Biomimetics thematic series on ‘Real-time Computing and Robotics in 2015
  6. Guest editorial for special section of Microelectromechanical Systems in Industrial Environments for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 2011
  7. Keynote Speaker, Title: Embedding Intelligence in Robotic Systems, 2015 International Conference on Robot and Intelligent Equipment (WRIE 2015)

  8. Keynote Speaker, Title: Embedding Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems, 2014 1st Chinese Workshop on Evolutionary Computation and Learning (Ecole 2014)
  9. Keynote Speaker, Title: Embedding Intelligence in Mechatronic Systems, 2012 World Conference on Software Engineering (WCSE 2012)
  10. Program Chair, 2015 Second Global Congress on Intelligent Systems (GCIS 2012)

  11. Program Chair, 2012 Second Global Congress on Intelligent Systems (GCIS 2012)
  12. Program Chair, 2010 Second Global Congress on Intelligent Systems (GCIS’10)
  13. Special Session Organizer, Evolutionary Computation in Network Optimization, IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2011)
  14. Program Committee, 2011 International Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT 2011)
  15. Program Co-Chair, Life Sciences and Health Care, IEEE 7th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2011)
  16. Program Co-Chair for the 2011 7th International Conference on Natural Computation (ICNC 2011)
  17. Systems for Performance Improvement, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT’10)
  18. Session Chair, 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’09)
  19. Session Chair, International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’09)
  20. Special Session Organizer, Intelligent Methods in Mechatronic & Robotic
  21. Committee member of Big Data Committee of Chinese Society of Automation, 2016
  22. Vice-Chairman of ACM Guangzhou Branch, 2014
  23. Director of Guangdong Image and Graphics Society, 2013
  24. Advisory Board of International Conference on Emerging Trends, Technology and Research, ICETTR-2013

Reviewer for conferences including:

  1. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’16)
  2. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics(AIM’16)
  3. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII’16)
  4. IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI’16)
  5. International Conference on Machine Learning and Cybernetics (ICMLC’16)
  6. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO 2015)
  7. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO’15)
  8. The 2015 International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics (RCAR 2015)
  9. In Industrial Informatics-Computing Technology, Intelligent Technology, Industrial Information Integration (ICIICII’16)
  10. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’08)
  11. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE’07)
  12. IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS’07’08)
  13. Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO’06’07’08’09’10)
  14. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE’06’07)
  15. Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED’08)
  16. Global Congress on Intelligent Systems (GCIS’09)
  17. World Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (GEC’09)

Teaching

  1. Fall 2004-2008, 41030 Design of Mechatronic Systems (Technical University of Denmark, DTU)
  2. Fall 2004-2008, 41660 Applied Mechatronics, DTU
  3. Spring 2005-2010, 41670 Motion Control, DTU
  4. Spring 2009-2010, 42062 Design of Electronic Systems, DTU
  5. Fall 2009-2010, 42625 Robotics, DTU
  6. Spring 2012-2013, Automatic Control Theory (Shantou University, STU)
  7. Spring 2013-2016, Digital Image Processing, STU
  8. Fall 2014-2015, Automatic Control Theory, STU
  9. Spring 2015-2016, Automatic Control Theory, STU
  10. Spring 2015-2016, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, STU

Research Student Supervision

Postdoctoral advisees

  1. Sofiane Achiche, 2006-2007, postdoctoral researcher, supervisor

    Ttle: Design Automation and Optimization for MEMS

  2. Yuan Li, 2010 - 2011, postdoctoral researcher, supervisor

    Title: Decoupled visual control for robots based on structured light and weld seam tracking

  3. Tiejun Yang, 2015, postdoctoral researcher, supervisor

PhD student advisees

  1. Jean-Francois Dupuis, 2007 – 2010, PhD student, supervisor

    Title: Automated Design of Advanced Mechatronic Systems, thesis defended and PhD certificate granted

  2. Jinchao Liu, 2008 – 2011, PhD student, supervisor

    Title: Direct Vision Based Molten Pool Feature Extraction in Automated Arc Welding, thesis defended and PhD certificate granted

  3. Ali Ozkil, 2008 – 2011, PhD student, supervisor

    Title: New AI and its Application in Hospital Service Robotics, thesis defended and PhD certificate granted

  4. Huibiao Lin, 2013, PhD student,supervisor
  5. Wenji Li, 2014, PhD student, supervisor
  6. Guijie Zhu, 2016, PhD student, supervisor

Master student advisees

  1. Mattia Perissinotto, 2005 – 2006, master thesis student, advisor

    Title: Design and Verification of a Motor Controller using FPGA Techniques

  2. Diego González, 2005 – 2006, master thesis student, advisor

    Title: Embedded System for Face Recognition Using FPGA Techniques

  3. Ines Fernández, 2005 – 2006, master thesis student, co-advisor

    Title: Optimization of a Fuzzy Logic Controller Using Genetic Algorithms

  4. Jeremy Chapute, 2005 – 2006, master thesis student, co-advisor

    Title: Case study of a MEMS switch supported by a FBS and DFM framework

  5. Ali Ozkil, 2006 – 2007, research Assistant, advisor

    Title: SLAM of indoor mobile robots

  6. Kristoffer Raun, 2007, master thesis student, advisor

    Title: Application of Artificial Muscles as Actuators, June 2007

  7. Michael Lisowski, 2009, Master student, advisor

    Title: Differential Evolution Approach to the Localization Problem for Mobile Robots, September 2009

  8. Morten Lindahl, 2009 - 2010, Master student, co-advisor (with Sofiane Achiche)

    Title: Dynamic Gait Balancing of Walking Biped Robots, Sept 2010

  9. Haoshen Zhu, 2009, Research Assistant, co-advisor (with Pan Wang)

    Title: Evolutionary Synthesis of MEMS Devices

  10. Shen Zhao, 2009 - 2010, Master student, co-advisor (with Ben Mathews)

    Title: Design Requirements for Hospital Logistic Robot, June 2010

  11. Guijie Zhu, 2011-2014, Master student, advisor

    Title: Research on Modeling of Wind Power Generation System Based on Bond Graph Method

  12. Shuxiang Xie, 2012-2015, Master student, advisor

    Title: Research and Application of Constrained Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm

  13. Sheng Wang, 2012-2015, Master student, advisor

    Title: Multiobjective Optimization of Industrial Robots Reducer Based on Evolutionary Algorithm

  14. Yibiao Rong, 2013-2016, Master student, advisor

    Title: Optic Disk Detection and Vessels Segmentation in Fundus Image

  15. Youxiang Zuo, 2013-2016, Master student, advisor

    Title: Prediction of Acute Hypotensive Episodes Using Random Forest Based on Gene Expression Programming

  16. Fang Li, 2013-2016, Master student, advisor

    Title: The Application Research of Image Procession Based on Machine Learning Techniques

  17. Lei Zhao, 2014-2017, Master student, advisor
  18. Yang Xiao, 2014-2017, Master student, advisor
  19. Honghui Xie, 2014-2017, Master student, advisor

Undergraduate student advisees

  1. Jacob Remin, 2007, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Design and Experimental Prototyping of CNC Machine, June 2008

  2. Mikkel Johansen, 2010, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Motor Actuated Exoskeleton, June 2010

  3. Brian Jensen, 2010, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Motor Actuated Exoskeleton, June 2010

  4. Kaiwen Hu, 2015, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Multi-Objective Evolutionary Computation based on NSGA-II and Decomposition

  5. Yewei Chen, 2015,bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Investigation and Simulation of Agricultural Robots Based on Webots Software

  6. Qiya Huang, 2015, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Design of Interactive Interface for Evolutionary Computation Based on C++/java

  7. Lianlian Chen, 2015, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Production information management system in stitching workshop

  8. Songyan Liang, 2015, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title: Investigation and Simulation of Snake-like Robot Based on Webots Software

  9. Hao Zou, 2015, bachelor thesis student, advisor

    Title:  3D Visualization Research and Implementation for Medical CT Image

Exchange student advisees

  1. Bo Li, 2007 – 2008, exchange PhD student, co- supervisor (with Saeema Ahmed) Title: Design process reuse for Mechatronic System Design
  2. Wang Wei, 2005 – 2006, exchange PhD student, co-supervisor (with Xiansheng Qin) Title: Genetically generated double-level fuzzy controller with a
  3. fuzzy adjustment strategy

Resources Download

  1. The Pareto references set for COMP1-COMP15 Data Download