Professor Lidong YANG

Lidong Yang

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr. Lidong YANG is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Prior to that, He conducted Postdoctoral research at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Dr. Yang obtained the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from CUHK in 2020, and he received the B. Eng degree from Hornor School (英才学院) of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 2014. His major research interests include micro-/nanorobot design & fabrication, microrobotic system develop & control, and biomedical applications of micro-/nanorobots. Dr. Yang has over 50 publications in journals, international conferences, and US Patents in the field of robotics and automation, including Nature Machine Intelligence, Science Robotics, IEEE Trans. Robotics (TRO), IJRR, and Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems. Dr. Yang also won several Best Paper Awards from IEEE conferences, such CASE 2020, ICARM 2020, and MARSS 2022. Dr. Yang’s PhD thesis received the Excellent PhD Dissertation Nomination Award from the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He also received the 2022 Hong Kong Young Scientist Finalist Award from the Hong Kong Institution of Science.