Projects per year
Prof. Xiu T YAN, (BEng, PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FIET, FHEA), is a Professon in Mechatronic Systems Technology, the Director of Space Mechatronic Systems Technology Laboratory (SMeSTech), Strathclyde Space Institute. He is currently the Chairman of Robotics and Mechatronics TPN Executive Committee of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Vice-Chiarman of Mechtronics Forum - the Vice Chairman of the Mechatronics Forum – an international mechatronics organisation established in 1992 and sponsored by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the UK.
His research contributions include a systematic mechatronic system design methodology through the development of a novel ‘design process model’ and associated computer support tools for mechatronic systems design. He is the founding director of a research centre on mechatronic systems technology – SMeSTech. His research output impact has been realised through extensive knowledge exchange projects and recognised by the awards of National Judges Commendation Award for Knowledge Transfer Partnership Best Partnership Awards 2010, MCN Best Product of the Year 2009 and finalist for the John Logie Baird Innovation Awards. He has published over 180 journal and conference papers and book chapters published in leading international journals and conferences in mechatronic system design and modelling, enginggering system design, haptic system modelling, computer modelling and design support tools for mechatronic system development and applications of design process in several engineering discplines, manufacturing and assembly, bio-structure modelling.
Two of his books have been rated as top 25% top 25% most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook collection with a third book as top 50% most downloaded eBooks in the relevant Springer eBook collection. Prof Yan currently manages and hosts over 20 researchers within SMeSTech lab.
Prof. Yan has been nominated for the award of Excellent Teaching for the award of Strathclyde Teaching Excellence in 2014 for "He is very skillful and hardworking teacher".
Deep Learning-Based Smart Autonomous Systems for the Visual Inspection of Asset Integrity in Harsh Environment
1/10/18 → 30/09/21
Project: Research - Studentship › Research Studentship
Research Output per year
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Research output: Contribution to conference › Proceeding
Development of spine design process and implementation of axiomatic design theory for cyber physical system design analysisAuthor: Yang, X., 1 Apr 2016
Student thesis: Master's Thesis
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis
Xiu Yan (Recipient), Javier Vinals (Recipient), Eduardo Urgoiti (Recipient), Gonzalo Guerra (Recipient), Michel Ilzkovitz (Recipient), Wiebke Brinkmann (Recipient), Sebastian Bartsch (Recipient), Albino Quaranta (Recipient), Ignacio Valiente (Recipient) & Manfred Doermer (Recipient), 4 Oct 2018
Prize: National/international honour
Xiu Yan (Recipient), 2004
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
Activities per year
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference