Professor Li, Xiang

Research Assistant Professor
Address:
Room. 101, Academic Building No. 1
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T.
Hong Kong SAR, China
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(852) 3943 3540
(852) 2609 6002
xiangli@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Biography

Xiang LI received the Bachelor and Master degrees from Beijing Institute of Technology in 2006 and 2008 respectively, and the PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University in 2013. From Aug. 2012 to Feb. 2015, he was working as a Research Fellow at the Intelligent Robotics Lab, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. From Feb. 2015 to Aug. 2016, he was working as a Research Fellow at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, National University of Singapore. Since Aug. 2016, he has been working as a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include industrial robots, cell manipulation, exoskeleton, physical human-robot interaction, and visual servoing.

Research

  • Visual Servoing
  • Micro-Manipulation
  • Physical Human-Robot Interaction
  • Industrial Robots

Teaching by Years

2017/2018

  • ENGG1100 Introduction to Engineering Design

2016/2017
  • UGEB2303 Robots in Action

Honors & Awards

  • Best Application Paper Finalists in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017
  • Best Paper in Robotic Control in the 18th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, 2017
  • Highly Commended Paper Award in the 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, 2013
  • NTU Research Scholarship, 2008

Journal Papers (in the recent five years)

  • X. Li, Y. Pan, G. Chen, and H. Yu, "Multi-modal control scheme for rehabilitation robotic exoskeletons," The International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 36(5-7):759-777, 2017.
  • X. Li, Y. Pan, G. Chen, and H. Yu, "Adaptive human-robot interaction control for robots driven by series elastic actuators," IEEE Transactions on Robotics (TRO), (Regular Paper), vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 169-182, 2017.
  • X. Li, C. C. Cheah, S. Hu and D. Sun, “Dynamic trapping and manipulation of biological cells with optical tweezers,” Automatica, (Regular Paper), vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 1614-1625, 2013.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, “Global task-space adaptive control of robot,” Automatica, (Regular Paper), vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 58-69, 2013.
  • X. Li, Y.-H. Liu, and H. Yu, “Iterative learning impedance control for rehabilitation robots driven by series elastic actuators,” Automatica, 90:1-7, 2018.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, “Stochastic optical trapping and manipulation of micro object with neural-network adaptation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, (Regular Paper), 22(6):2633-2642, 2017.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, “Robotic cell manipulation using optical tweezers with unknown trapping stiffness and limited field of view,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, (Regular Paper), vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 1624-1632, 2014.
  • X. Li, C. C. Cheah, and Q. M. Ta, "Cooperative optical trapping and manipulation of multiple cells with robot tweezers," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, (Regular Paper), 25(5):1564-1575, 2017.
  • X. Li, G. Chi, S. Vidas, and C. C. Cheah, "Human-guided robotic co-manipulation: Two illustrative scenarios," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, (Regular Paper), vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 1751-1763, 2016.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, "Tracking control for optical manipulation with adaptation of trapping stiffness," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, (Regular Paper), vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 1432-1440, 2015.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, “Adaptive neural network control of robot based on a unified objective bound,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, (Regular Paper), vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 1032-1043, 2013.
  • C. C. Cheah, X. Li, X. Yan and D. Sun, “Observer based optical manipulation of biological cells with robotic tweezers,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics (TRO), (Regular Paper), vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 68-80, 2013.
  • C. C. Cheah, X. Li, X. Yan and D. Sun, “Simple PD control scheme for robotic manipulation of biological cell,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (TAC), vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 1427-1432, 2014.
  • Y. Pan, X. Li, and H. Yu, “Efficient PID tracking control of robotic manipulators driven by compliant actuators,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2018, online.
  • X. Li, Y. Pan, G. Chen, and H. Yu, "Continuous tracking control for a compliant actuator with two-stage stiffness," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, (Regular Paper), 15(1):57-66, 2018.
  • X. Li and C. C. Cheah, "A simple trapping and manipulation method of biological cell using robot-assisted optical tweezers: Singular perturbation approach," IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, (Regular Paper), vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 1656-1663, 2017.