Meet on mechatronics

SHARJAH - Prominent international academics, practising engineers, and managers in various fields of mechatronics will assemble for the first AUS International Symposium on Mechatronics to be held from May 25 to 27, by the graduates of Mechatronics Engineering Programme at the American University of Sharjah (AUS).

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Published: Fri 21 May 2004, 11:16 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:25 PM

The symposium, to be held in the Main Building on the AUS campus, will address opportunities and challenges pertaining to industrial automation, manufacturing technologies and process control as applie,d to industries in the region.

The AUS graduate programme in mechatronics is the only one of its kind in the Middle East. Mechatronics is the application of the latest techniques in precision mechanical engineering, control theory, computer science and electronics to the design process to create more functional and adaptable products. The AUS Centre for Mechatronics Research and its graduate programme is designed to help working engineers successfully face the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

The symposium will comprise a wide variety of activities including four plenary talks, several contributed presentations and two panel discussion sessions. Professor Toshio Fukuda of Nagoya University, Japan, and Professor Okyay Kaynak, Unesco Chair on Mechatronics at the Bogazici University in Turkey are the two scheduled keynote, speakers at the event.

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