Ying Wang

Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering

Ph.D., Professor, IEEE Senior Member

Ying Wang


Research Interests

  • Visual Sevoing and Advanced Controls
  • Autonomous Robots
  • Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
  • Computer Vision

Courses Taught

  • MTRE4300, Machine Learning for Robot Perception
  • MTRE4001/4002L, Modeling and Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems
  • MTRE4200, Robotics
  • MTRE4010, Advanced Control
  • EE4201 Control Systems
  • MTRE3710, Mechatronics Engineering Fundamentals
  • EE2302, Circuit Analysis II
  • ENGR2214, Statics
  • ENGR2500, Strength of Materials


Selected Publications

  • B. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Wang and H. Lang, “Hand gesture recognition and motion estimation using the Kinect sensor,” Journal of Mechatronic Systems and Control, Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 17-24, 2020.
  • T. Guo, H. Wang, Y. Liu, M. Li and Y. Wang, “Vision-based mobile robot leader-follower control using model predictive control,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 544-55, 2019.
  • Q. Zheng, S. Li, B. Hou, H. Lang, and Y. Wang, “An autonomous robot tracking system through fusing vision with sonar measurements,” 2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (2016 WCCI), Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 2016.
  • Wang, Y., Zhang, G., Lang, H., Zuo, B., and de Silva, C.W., “A Modified image-based visual servo-controller with hybrid camera configuration for robust robotic grasping,” Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (Elsevier), Vol. 62, No. 10, pp. 1398-1407, 2014.
  • Wang, Y.,Lang, H., Lin, H. and de Silva, C.W., “Vision-based grasping using mobile robots and nonlinear model predictive control,” International Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, Issue 1, 2012.
  • Wang, Y., Siriwardana, P.G.D. and de Silva, C.W., “Multi-robot cooperative transportation of objects using machine learning,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Issue 4, 2011.
  • Wang, Y., Lang, H. and de Silva, C.W., “A hybrid visual servoing controller for robust manipulation using mobile robots,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp.757-769, 2010.
  • Wang, Y. and de Silva, C.W., “The sequential Q-learning algorithm with Kalman filtering (SQKF) for multi-robot cooperative transportation tasks,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 261-268, 2010.
  • Wang, Y. and de Silva, C.W., “A machine learning approach to multi-robot coordination,” Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (Elsevier), Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 470-484, 2008 .
    de Silva, C.W. and Wang, Y., “Control output devices—actuators and data loggers for process automation ,” IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, Vol.11, No.1, pp. 38-45, 2008.