Associate Professor Boyin Ding

Associate Professor Boyin Ding
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit School of Mechanical Engineering
 Telephone +61 8 8313 2579
 Location Floor/Room 3 24e ,  Engineering South ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    March 2014 - Now   Lecturer & Researcher & Control system engineer of the University of Adelaide

    • Deputy director & executive manager of the Aus-China JRC of Offshore Wind and Wave Energy Harnessing
    • Lecturer of the Advanced Vibration (Level 4) and the Dynamics & Control II (Level 3) courses
    • HDR supervisor
    • Researcher & manager for ARC and CRC-P projects
    • Modelling of wave-body interaction
    • Design and control of wave energy converter
    • Development of two large hexapod robots for 6-DOF vibration testing, material testing, flight simulation, marine simulation, human subject study
    • Research support for the medical robotic testing system

    August 2009 - March 2014   PhD candidate of The University of Adelaide

    • Development of a 6-DOF hexapod robot for biomechanical testing
    • Stiffness analysis and compliance compensation control on the hexapod robot
    • Active preload control of a redundantly actuated Stewart platform for backlash prevention
    • Adaptive 6-DOF load control for studying joint biomechanics
    • Tutor for Auto Control II & PID control
    • Programmer for the hexapod robot control system & GUI


  • Qualifications

    • PhD (Robotics and Control), The University of Adelaide, Australia, March 2014
    • Master of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia, August 2009
  • Awards & Achievements

    Major achievements are:
    • over 3 million AUD grants secured by July 2019
    • 2017 Endeavour research fellowship, Department of Education and Training
    • 2016 Commercial Accelerator Scheme Encouragement Award, the University of Adelaide
    • 2012 Malcolm Kinnaird Engineering Excellence Award, Engineering Australia South Australia Division
    • 2012 Innovation/Research and Development Award, Engineering Australia South Australia Division
    • 2012 Finalist for the National Engineering Excellence Award, Engineering Australia
    • 2016 National Instruments Impact Award Finalist and Runner-up

  • Research Interests

  • Publications

    A full list of up-to-date publications are available in the following link: ding

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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

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