[robotics-worldwide] IFAC08 Highlight Session - Mechatronics Education

XiaoQi Chen xiaoqi.chen at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Aug 14 15:44:43 PDT 2007

The 17th IFAC World Congress will be held in Seoul, Korea, from July
6-11, 2008 (http://www.ifac2008.org/).  The highlight session on
Mechatronics Education has been proposed. You are cordially invited to
contribute to the special session.

The invited session aims to bring the academics involved in mechatronics
and robotics together to exchange their teaching methods, curriculum
development, and good practices that are relevant to mechatronics
education. The invited session covers, but is not limited to, the
following topics 

Simulation tools, control prototyping tools / software, and experimental
setup for mechatronics education.
Mechatronics curriculum development, course development.
Mechatronics design projects to support project-based learning.
Problem-based learning.
New applications of mechatronics: bio-instrumentation & control,
bio-mechatronics, info-mechatronics.
Robotics and automation case studies

Important Dates
08 Sept 2007: Deadline for online submission. Full manuscript of six
15 Dec 2007:   Notification of acceptance from the conference organiser

XiaoQi Chen
Associate Professor
Director, Mechatronics Programme
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
Tel/Fax: +64 3 364-2987 x7221 / +64 3 364-2078
email: xiaoqi.chen at canterbury.ac.nz

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