羅仁權特聘教授的簡傳 - Biography of Ren C. Luo

羅仁權 Ren C. Luo

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Prof. Ren C. Luo (M;82;SM;87; Fellow;92)--- Prof. Luo was a Research Engineer at Waldrich Siegen GmbH in Germany,Chief Engineer at Victor Machinery Co. Inc and was a Scientific Research Staff at Fraunhofer Institute for Production and Design in Berlin, Germany. With Diplom Ingineure in Germany, he was a Scientific Research Staff in the Institute for Measurement and Control Engineering in Berlin and contributed on design of various sensors integrated control systems.

 

Prof. Luo received his Ph.D from the Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany. He was an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in University of Illinois at Chicago and contributed on teaching and research in the area of sensor based roboticss and flexible automation system. He later joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an Assistant, Associate and Full tenured Professor and the founding Director of the University of North Carolina Systems Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. Prof. Luo was a Toshiba Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Institute of Industrial Science at University of Tokyo, Japan. He has served as Dean of College of Engineering for 6 years at National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan. He became President of National Chung Cheng University since 2001 and completed his two terms presidency by 2007. Prof. Luo is currently a Irving T. Ho Chair Professor and a life distinguished professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Taiwan University. He is also currently served as Hon. President of Robotics Society of Taiwan, and President of Taiwan Research and Development Managers Association.

 

Prof. Luo has made research contributions in (1) Sensor-controlled Intelligent Robot system--- Medical Robot( e.g. surgical robotics,minimum invasive surgery etc.), Service Robot, Autonomous Mobile Robot, Humanoid Robot, Security Robot, Home Education and Entertainment Companion Robot; (2) Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems;(3)Visual Servo Feedback Control Systems;(4)3D printing and Rapid Prototyping for Advanced Manufacturing Automation Systems;(5)Intelligent Mechatronics Systems (6)Micro and Nanotechnologies Prof. Luo has published more than 450 refereed papers and more than 20 patents from USA and Taiwan. Prof. Luo has received IEEE Eugean Mittleman Outstanding Research Achievement Award; IEEE IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies; ALCOA Distinguished Engineering Research Award at USA; Honorary Citizen Award of Obudai University,Hungary; Outstanding Achievement Award.of Banki Donat University of Hungary; TECO Company Outstanding Science and Technology Research Achievement Award; National Science Council Outstanding Research Awards for seven years consecutively; National Science Council Distinguished Research Awards Automation Engineering Medal Award from Institute of Automation Engineers and Outstanding Engineering Professor Award from the Chinese Institute of Engineers; He and his students have won twice Championship for the AAAI (American Association of Artificial Intelligence) sponsored International Robots Competition in 1993(at Washington D.C) and 1995 (at Montreal) respectively and Championship of 2004 International Student Experimental Hands-on Competition via Internet on Intelligent Mechatronics and Automation; Won 5 times Championship for Hands-on robotics competition in IEEE InternationalRobotics Hands on Competition and Symposium(IRHOCS)since 2009 consecutively. He also received Excellent Paper and Research Result Competition Award by the Institute of Information;Computing Machinery of Taiwan. Prof. Luo served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics for five years. He is current co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (Impact Factor 5.468). Prof. Luo is a Fellow of IEEE since 1992 and a Fellow of IET (new name, IET, The Institution of Engineering and Technology).

 

Prof. Luo has served as the General Chair for the IEEE and other International conferences more than 10 times, which includes IEEE/SICE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 1992 and IROS2010); IEEE International Conference on Multi-sensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems ( MFI 1994 and MFI 1999); IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2003); IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics (IECON1996 and IECON2007), etc.Prof. Luo also contributes regularly to international conferences by serving as Program Chairs, program committees, and offers short courses or tutorials and invited more than 40 plenary/keynote speeches at international conferences in various countries.

 

Prof. Luo also served as Ph.D external examiner and evaluator of major competitive research proposals for the various universities and national research councils and agencies in USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Australia and Canada and European Union. Prof. Luo was the President of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2000-2001). He has served as Science and Technology Advisor to Executive Yuan (Prime Minister Office) in Taiwan; an advisor to the Ministry of Economic Affairs. He was the Program Director of the Automation Research Program of National Science Council. Prof. Luo has served on numerous National Committees. He chaired the budgetary committee of national science and technology four-year initiatives, chaired various review and evaluation committees for the major government funded research and development programs to the large scale companies and non-profit governmental research laboratories and institutions.

 

As the President of National Chung Cheng University (NCCU), Prof. Luo has worked tirelessly and effectively to promote the national and global interests of the university. He is the founding President of the Association of Chang-Yung-Chia Universities, a consortium of 16 universities. He was also the President of Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers, the President of Phi Tau Phi Honor Society, and the President of Chinese Business Incubation Association, which consists of 100 Business Incubation Centers with more than 2,600 SME companies, in which Prof. Luo founded and served as Director for the NCCU's business incubation center with more than 100 residential incubation companies on campus, the highest number of residential companies among all incubation centers. NCCU is also the first NCCU-MIT technology enabled active learning system (TEALs) program established in Taiwan. During his six years tenure of serving as President of National Chung Cheng University, the university has doubled the number of students from about 6,000 students to more than 12,000. The overall performance in terms of research publications, external funding, patents, technology transfers has made NCCU become one of the top universities among 160 universities and colleges in Taiwan.

 

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最高學歷:德國柏林工業大學電機工程博士;德國柏林工業大學國家工程師

現任

國立台灣大學電機工程學系何宜慈講座教授暨終身特聘教授;國立台灣大學智慧機器人及自動化國際研究中心主任; 歐盟產業發展指導委員會委員; 台灣機器人學會榮譽理事長;

經歷

國立中正大學校長(2001-2007);國立中正大學工學院院長;國立中正大學講座教授; 日本東京大學講座教授;國立中山大學榮譽講座教授;美國北卡州立大學系統智慧型機器人研究中心主任;美國北卡州立大學電機電腦工程系終身職正教授;美國北卡州立大學電機電腦工程系終身職副教授;美國北卡州立大學電機電腦工程系助理教授;美國伊利諾大學助理教授;擔任加拿大滑鐵盧大學聘請之國外博士論文考官;擔任香港理工大學國聘請之外博士論文考官;IEEE國際工業電子學會總裁(係我國第一位擔任此國際學術團體職位者);IEEE/ASME國際機電整合期刊總主編 (Editor-in-Chief);IEEE國際工業電子工程師學會首席執行副總裁;IEEE國際機器人及自動化學會執行委員會及科技委員會主席;IEEE國際工業電子學會主管刊物出版的副總裁;IEEE國際工業電子學會主管科技的副總裁;中華民國自動化科技學會理事長(1999-2003);中華民國斐陶斐榮譽學會理事長(2003-2005);中華民國中小企業育成協會理事長 (2005-2007);彰雲嘉十六所大學院校聯盟創會理事長 (2003-2006);東元獎聯誼會理事長 (2003-Present);中華民國經濟部顧問(1998-2002);中華民國行政院科技顧問 (2003-2004);行政院國家科學委員會自動化學門召集人(1999-2002);行政院國家科學委員會傑出研究獎決審委員;行政院國家科學委員會傑出科技人才獎決審委員;行政院國家科學委員會諮議委員會諮議委員--工程處自動化學門;行政院國家科學委員會諮議委員會諮議委員--工程處電機及控制學門;受邀擔任多次國際大型國家型研究計畫評審,包括美國、加拿大、日本、 澳洲、香港、新加坡等國及歐盟;歐 盟產業發展指導委員會委員.

學術與研究專長智慧型感測器控制之機器人及自動化系統理論及應用--- 醫療機器人, 服務型機器人, 全自動輪型自走機器人, 類人形機器人, 保全機器人, 教育及娛樂伴侶機器人; 智慧型多重感測器融合與整合系統;視覺伺服回授控制系統; 3D列印控制系統及快速雛型產品開發與先進製造自動化系統;(於以上學術專業領域發表450 餘篇學術科技論文在國際著名學術期刊、國際會議、專書及20多項國內外專利)。

榮譽及獎賞國際: 國際電機電子工程師學會(IEEE Fellow,1992);榮獲英國工程科技學會(IET Fellow, 2002);榮獲國際電機電子工程師學會(IEEE) Eugean Mittleman 傑出研究成就獎章及獎金1996;榮獲IEEE國際電機電子工程師學會IEEE IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies--“for the Contribution of Innovative Robotics and Systems Technologies”; 榮獲美國ALCOA Distinguished Engineering Research Award at USA; Honorary Citizen Award of Obudai University,Hungary; Outstanding Achievement Award.of Banki Donat University of HungaryIEEE國際工業電子學會總裁(係我國第一位擔任此國際學術團體職位者)2000-2001;IEEE/ASME國際機電整合期刊總主編 (Editor-in-Chief)2003-2007;匈牙利Banki Donat大學傑出成就獎章1997;榮獲IEEE國際工業電子學會Anthony J. Hornfeck傑出服務獎 2004;國際學生專題實作競賽(新光保全機器人)第一名 2004;美國人工智慧學會(AAAI)舉辦國際自動行走智慧型機器人競賽第一名1995;美國人工智慧學會(AAAI)國際自動行走智慧型機器人競賽第一名1993;Won 5 times Championship for Hands-on robotics competition in IEEE InternationalRobotics Hands on Competition and Symposium(IRHOCS) consecutively since 2009, IEEE 世紀獎章( IEEE Millennium Medal for Outstanding Achievement) 2000;美國傳記學院 " Man of the Year-2000 "獎章;英國劍橋傳記學院--獲選列入 International Man of the Year 1997-1998;美國傳記學院傑出工程教育獎 1988; Marguis Who's Who Publications Board 獲選列入 Who’s Who in the World 1987-1988;Marguis Who’s Who Publications Board 獲選列入 Who's Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology 1986-1987;國內:連續三次7年獲得行政院國家科學委員會傑出研究獎 (1998-1999, 2000-2001,2002-2004);榮獲行政院國家科學委員會特約研究獎 2005-2008;中華民國工程師學會傑出工程教授獎 2003;第八屆東元科技獎 2001;東元獎聯誼會理事長 2004-迄今;中華民國自動化工程獎章 2007;中華民國資訊學會最優論文及成果競賽獎 2000;行政院國科會指導大專生專題研究計劃創作獎。

 

學術研究經驗:在美、日、德著名大學及中正大學有20多年教學研究經驗;在美國任教期間獲得一仟多萬美金之學術研究經費;在學術專業領域發表300餘篇在國際著名學術期刊論文、國際會議論文及專書;研究成就獲得多項美國、日本及國際學術機構之獎勵及榮譽;在美國及國內任教主持多項跨校跨領域大型產學合作整合研究計劃,成果卓著;美國ARO、ONR、DARPA、NSF整合智慧型自動化領域前瞻研究方向規劃委員、研究計劃審查委員;澳洲教育部長遴選擔任澳洲政府大型國家型計畫決審委員。

 

國際學術Activities and Leadership曾40多次受邀於重要國際會議擔任特邀主講貴賓(keynote speaker),及重要研究領域主講貴賓(plenary speaker)等;曾任60多次國際會議科技委員會論文評審及會議分組主席;擔任10多次大型國際電機電子工程師學會(IEEE/SICE/RSJ/SPIE/RI/SME)相關學術專業領域國際會議大會總主席(General Chairman),議程主席(Program Chairman)。

 

工業界經驗:在德國期間與工業界交流頻繁並有多項合作研究計劃,尤其與 Siemens, AEG,VW及 BMW公司有多項合作研究計劃;在美期間許多研究計劃均來自工業界,與 Westinghouse, IBM, DuPont及 GE公司有多項的研究計劃;在日本期間主要與 Toshiba 及FANUC公司進行合作研究計劃;美國 IBM公司科技顧問(北卡州三角科學園區);美國 Research Triangle Institute公司科技顧問;日本東芝(Toshiba)公司科技顧問;聯合國(United Nation)UNDP科技顧問;東元集團公司技術委員會總召集人;台中精機集團公司技術總顧問;新竹工業技術研究院機械研究所科技顧問;高雄金屬工業研究發展中心科技顧問;台大慶齡創業育成中心諮詢委員會委員及技術審查委員;在美期間曾多次經我國政府遴選邀請回國參加國家建設研討會,近代工程技術研討會,引進海外新技術講習會等, 瞭解國內進步情況並與多家國內工業界廠商保持密切合作關係並幫忙解決問題;專利及發明(6項美國及中華民國)。

 

國內學術、政府相關部會服務及貢獻:台大、清大、交大、成大、台灣科大、海洋大學、逢甲、…等20餘校教師升等外審評審委員台大、清大、交大、成大、中山、台灣科大、逢甲、南台科大、…等大學及技職體系等20餘校研討會主講台大、清大、交大、…等校相關系所與學院自我評鑑評鑑委員;財團法人金屬工業研究發展中心前瞻創新研究計劃指導委員;經濟部法人科專計畫績效成果評審委員;財團法人工業技術研究院前瞻創新計劃指導委員 行政院國家科學委員會自動化學門召集人;行政院政府科技計劃跨部會評審領域召集人 新竹工業技術研究院院本部所屬各研究所前瞻創新研究計劃決審委員;經濟部工業局多項機電相關及自動化/電子化/電子商務之計畫諮議委員及評審委員;經濟部商業司有關物流及資訊流研究推廣計畫主審;經濟部財團法人智慧財產管理制度評鑑主審委員;經濟部科專優良技術獎召集人;金屬工業研究發展中心研究計劃諮議委員、評審委員;連續三年擔任行政院政府科技計劃跨部會評審領域召集人;經濟部產業政策白皮書領域召集人;經濟部 "鼓勵中小企業開發新技術推動計畫" 總召集人;教育部製造科技改進計畫"機電設計及整合"推動辦公室總主持人;嘉義市政府工業策進委員會委員;嘉義縣政府縣政顧問;考試院銓鈙部全國卓越公務員評審委員。