Workshop Title:

Mechatronics and Smart Sensing Systems


January 12th, 2024 (GMT+8)


China Agricultural University Smart Sensing Group


  • Smart sensing systems
  • Flexible electronics
  • Internet of things
  • Mechanical energy harvesting

Workshop Chair:

Dr. Xinqing Xiao
Associate Professor in China Agricultural University

Personal Bio:

Xinqing Xiao an Associate Professor at College of Engineering, China Agricultural University, China. He is also the new young star of the "Talent Cultivation and Development Support Program" of China Agricultural University, and the outstanding graduates of Beijing/China Agricultural University. His main research focuses on smart sensing technologies, which includes the battery-free/self-powered/self-driven smart sensing, flexible smart sensing, smart sensing decision control technologies, etc. He has presided over national, provincial and ministerial projects. He has published more than 60 academic papers at home and abroad as the first or corresponding author, obtained more than 20 national invention patents, and provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, social force science and technology awards.

Workshop Description:


The mechatronics and smart sensing technologies, such as the flexible sensing, battery-free sensing, self-powered sensing, mechanical energy harvesting technologies etc., have been appeared and applied in many areas recently. Here, the workshop will examine some of the recent publications in leading journals that cover mechatronics and smart sensing topics or have implications for mechatronics and smart sensing systems. We will also introduce some mechatronics and smart sensing systems for mainly in smart agricultural such as the food monitoring. The scholars (including doctoral and master students) from all disciplines and practitioners interested in the mechatronics and smart sensing systems are all encouraged to attend.


How to efficiently improve our skills and performance of mechatronics and smart sensing ability, and how to apply the mechatronics and smart sensing systems in different areas, are the main challenges for creating a smart and sustainable society. The workshop provides a practical overview of an exciting and high-profile new area in mechatronics and smart sensing systems. Through sharing research progresses and ideas, we aim to provide multidisciplinary opinions and methodologies for mechatronics and smart sensing systems, as well as to create a general future vision of a promising mechatronics and smart sensing.

Scope and Information for Participants:

Topics related to the conference theme - "Mechatronics and smart sensing systems" - are particularly encouraged, including but not limited in:

  1. Mechatronics and smart IoT/sensing technology and systems
  2. Mechanical energy harvesting for smart sensing and applications.
  3. Smart sensing systems and applications
  4. Flexible sensing technology and applications
  5. Battery-free sensing technology and applications
  6. Wireless sensor network and applications
  7. Internet of things and applications
  8. Self-powered sensing technology and applications


The workshop *Mechatronics and Smart Sensing Systems* was successfully held on Jan. 12, 2024 at the College of Engineering, China Agricultural University chaired by Assoc. Professor Xinqing Xiao. The 10 students attending the workshop were mainly doctor, master and international students from the discipline of mechanical and electronic engineering and agriculture engineering, accounting at China Agricultural University. The workshop showcased some of the latest research conducted in the area of mechatronics and smart sensing systems and application in agriculture as well as overlaps between the two subjects. Some of the topics discussed including examination of mechatronics and smart sensing systems, the application in food or fruit monitoring and the development trends in future. The workshop also has discussed the possible application in animals breeding such as the aquaculture, live sheep breeding and transportation etc. by using themechatronics and smart sensing systems.

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No.17 Qinghua E Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100107


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