Prof. Hongliu Yu
Biography: Dr. Hongliu Yu is a professor and the director of Institute of Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) , and the President of Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Assistive Devices . Dr.Yu got his BS degree in engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST) in 1987 and received his Ph.D from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) with study in the field of intelligent rehabilitation engineering in 2009. His research interests focus on rehabilitation robotics ,intelligent prosthetics,human-machine intelligent interaction,etc.
Dr.Yu found the first education program of rehabilitation engineering in the word. He published over 300 papers and obtained over 100 authorized invention patents . He is currently taking several academic posts,including president of Rehabilitation robotics Alliance and chairman of Rehabilitation Engineering and Industry Development Committee of Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine, editor in chief of the Journal of World Rehabilitation Engineering and Devices , chairman of Rehabilitation Device Committee of China Association of Assistive Products, executive council member of Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (CARM) , chairman of Committee of Rehabilitation Engineering of Shanghai Society of Biomedical Engineering, etc. He is also the former president of the Coalition of Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology of Asia (CREATe Asia).