Lecturer

Phone: none

Email: wbchen@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Human behavior and cognition; exoskeletal rehabilitation robotics; anthropomorphic prosthetic robotics; soft robotics; robot motion planning

Dr Chen received his B. S. degree in mechanical engineering from Wuhan University of Science and Technology in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in mechatronic engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, in 2012. From 2013-2014, he worked in University of Lincoln, Lincoln, U.K, as postdoctor. He is currently a lecturer in the State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing and Equipment Technology in School of Mechanical Science and Engineering in HUST. Dr Chen servers as reviewer for several high qualified journals, including IEEE Trans. Cybernetics, IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, IEEE Trans. Robotics, Robotica and Int. J. Humanoid Robot. 
 
Dr Chen’s research interests include human behavior and cognition, exoskeletal rehabilitation robotics, soft robotics and motion planning. He has serials of papers published in high qualified journals, such as IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, IEEE Trans. on Cybernetics, Gait & Posture. Dr Chen is the member of of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

Academic Degrees

2000.09-2004.06  Wuhan University of Science and Technology      Bachelor

2004.09-2012.06 Huazhong University of Science and Technology  PhD

Professional Experience

2014.06-now          Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), School of Mechanics Science and Engineering,  Lecturer

2013.09-2014.06   University of Lincoln, Lincoln, U.K, Postdoctor

2012.06-2014.12  School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in HUST, Postdoctor

Selected Publications

[1]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Shigang Yue. On Configuration Trajectory Formation in Spatiotemporal Profile for Reproducing Human Hand Reaching Movement. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 46(3): 804-816, 2016. 

[2]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, and Shigang Yue, Mechanical Implementation of Kinematic Synergy for Continual Grasping Generation of Anthropomorphic Hand. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 20(3): 1249-1263, 2015.

[3]Caihua Xiong, Wenrui Chen, Baiyang Sun, Mingjin Liu, Shigang Yue, Wenbin Chen, Design and Implementation of an Anthropomorphic Hand for Replicating Human Grasping Functions, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 32(3): 652-671, 2016.

[4]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Xiaolin Huang, Ronglei Sun, Youlun Xiong. Kinematic analysis and dexterity evaluation of upper extremity in activities of daily living. Gait & Posture, 32 (4) :475-481,2010

[5]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Ronglei Sun, Xiaolin Huang. A 10-Degree of Freedom Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot with Ergonomic Shoulder Actuation Mechanism. International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, 8(1):47-71,2011

[6]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Xiaolin Huang, Ronglei Sun, Youlun Xiong. Manipulator workspace boundary extraction and its application in workspace analysis of human's upper extremity. Advanced Robotics, 23(10):1393-1410, 2009.

[7]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Ronglei Sun, Xiaolin Huang. Humanoid Motion Planning in the Goal Reaching Movement of Anthropomorphic Upper Limb. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2011, 7101: 183-191. (4th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Application, ICIRA 2011, Aachen, Germany, December 6-8, 2011)

[8]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong, Ronglei Sun and Xiaolin Huang. On the Design of Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot with Ergonomic Shoulder Actuation Mechanism. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2009, 5928: 1097-1110 (2nd International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Application, ICIRA 2009, Singapore, December 16-18, 2009)

[9]Wenbin Chen, Caihua Xiong. A Principle of Mechanical Implementing the Kinematic Synergy for Designing Prosthetic Hand. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2013, 8102: 339-350.( 6th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Application, ICIRA 2013, Busan, South Korea, September 25-28, 2013)

[10]Baiyang Sun, Caihua Xiong, Yaobin Huang, Wenbin Chen and Wenrui Chen, Design of a Compact Finger-Integrated Mechanism with Robust Kinematics for Hand Exoskeleton, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2015, 9246:211-219.( 8th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Application, ICIRA 2015, Portsmouth, UK, August 24-27, 2015)

[11]Qin Zhang, Caihua Xiong and Wenbin Chen, Continuous motion decoding from EMG using independent component analysis and adaptive model training, Proceedings of the 36th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Chicago, USA, 2014, Aug 26-30. 5068-5071

 

Awards and Honors

The golden prize in 45th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, 2017

Courses Taught

 Mechanism Principle

The Robotic Manipulation System

 Fundamental of Robotic Technology

Centers/Programs

Programs:

1.Fundamentals of Wearable Robot for Repairing and Enhancing Limb Motor Capability, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 91648203), 2017-2020.

2.Collaborative Research of Lower Limb Robotic Exoskeleton, the International Science & Technology Cooperation Program of China (Grant No. 2016YFE0113600), 2017-2019

3.The Principle of the Natural Movement of Human Hand and Its Application to the Motion Generation of Prosthetic Hand, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61301225), 2014-2018. (Project leader).

4.Fundamentals of Coordination of Human Eye and Robotic Prosthetic Arm with Hand, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51335004), 2014-2018.

5.The Fundamental Research of Rehabilitation Robot Controlled by Human Motion Intention, Science Foundation for Innovative Group of Hubei Province (Grant No. 2015CFA004), 2015-2017.

6.Design and Motion Synergy of Under-actuated Robotic Prostheses, the National Basic Research Program of China 973 Program (Grant No. 2011CB013301), 2011-2016.

Patents:

1.A mechanism for output force by pneumatic muscle, Patent No.  ZL201410628457.7

2.A mechanism for injured shoulder joint rehabilitation via coupled motion mechanism, Patent No.ZL201420613830.7

3.A device for shoulder and elbow joint rehabilitation based on coupled driven mechanism, Patent No.ZL201420613810.X

4.A device for upper limb rehabilitation using grouped coupling-mechanism, Patent No. ZL201410627428.9

5.A wearable robotic device for elbow joint rehabilitation training driven by pneumatic muscle, Patent No. ZL 2013 1 0476999.2

6.A driven mechanism with less-input and multi-output pattern for designing prosthetic hand, Patent No. ZL 2013 1 0337880.7

7.A differential mechanism for designing the joint of prosthetic arm, Patent No. ZL201310335059.1

8.A mechanism for tensioning wire rope, Patent No. ZL200810196934.1

9.A wearable robotic device for upper limb rehabilitation training, Patent No. ZL200710053293.X 

10.A robotic device for elbow joint rehabilitation training, Patent No. ZL200710168670.4

11.A robotic device for shoulder joint rehabilitation training, Patent No. ZL200710168510.X

12.A mechanism for shoulder joint rehabilitation training, Patent No. ZL200810237479.5

13.A mechanism for functional motion ability rehabilitation of upper limb, Patent No. ZL 201030677491.6

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