Biography

Dr. Yu Hong-liu is a professor and the director of the Institute of Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology (USST) the president of Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Assistive Devices (SERCAD). He obtained his Ph.D degree with the study of rehabilitation engineering and intelligent control and is now responsible for leading the program and discipline of Rehabilitation Engineering in USST. Professor Yu has long been engaging in teaching, researching and engineering practice in the fields of rehabilitation engineering and robotics. He has published over 200 academic papers and 6 books, and is authorized for more than 150 patents in rehabilitation engineering. He is now the Chairman of Rehabilitation Engineering Branch and Rehabilitation Robot Alliance of Chinese Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (CARM). He held the post of president of Coalition on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology of Asia (CREATe Asia) during 2017-2019 . His research interests focus on rehabilitation robotics, wearable robotics,etc..