Assoc. Prof. Yunian Shen, Nanjing University of Science and Technology Nanjing, China
Biography: Yunian Shen, an associate professor, is currently the director of the Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, School of Science, Nanjing University of Technology, the PI of Robotics and Intelligent Machine Laboratory, and the national outstanding teacher of Xu Zhilun Mechanics. He is a doctoral student jointly trained by Cambridge University from 2009 to 2010. He used to be a visiting scholar of Cambridge University in 2013 and Assistant Researcher of University of California, Berkeley in 2016-2017. His cooperative supervisor was Professor Bogy, an academician of the American Academy of Engineering. He served as the young editorial board member of the Journal of Applied Mechanics (in Chinese), the director of Jiangsu Mechanics Society, the member of the Solid Mechanics Committee and the Education Committee of Jiangsu Mechanics Society, the certified expert of high-tech enterprises in Jiangsu Province, the member of the National Science and Technology Expert Pool of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the member of the Technical Committee of the ACIRS International Conference, and the reviewer of various journals such as Nonlinear Dynamics, Mechanical and Machine Theory, Engineering Mechanics and Robotics (in Chinese). Mainly engaged in the mechanics+ intersection research of robot and intelligent machine, friction contact dynamics of walking robot, nanoscale wear of microstructure. He presided over nearly 20 projects, including the General Program and Youth Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Doctoral Program Fund of the Ministry of Education, the General Program of the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province and the Innovation Project of the National Defense Science and Technology Zone. More than 40 high-quality papers were published. The guide won the first prize of national Challenge Cup and the Silver award of national Internet + Competition National.