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Chao-Chieh Lan

Professor
Name Chao-Chieh Lan
Office 91609
TEL 886-6-2757575ext62274
FAX 886-6-2352973
E-Mail cclan@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Laboratory
Education
  1. B.S., National Taiwan University (1996~2000)
  2. Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology (2002~2005)
Experience
  1. Professor (2014~now)
  2. Associate professor (2009~2014)
  3. Assistant professor (2006~2009)
Expertise
  1. Compliant Mechanisms
  2. Mechatronics
  3. Mechanical Vibration
  4. Dynamics
  5. Robotics
Service
Honors
  1. 2006 International Symposium on Flexible Automation: Best paper award (Theory)
  2. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: Best medical robotics paper award - finalist
  3. 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics: Best Paper Award Finalist
  4. 2014 International Forum on Systems and Mechatronics: Session's Best Paper Award 
Patents
Publications

A.  Journal publications

  1. Deng-Ying Lin, Bo-Jiun Hou, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2016, "A Balancing Cam Mechanism for Minimizing the Torque Fluctuation of Engine Camshafts," (Submitted).
  2. Yu-Feng Li, Cheng-Yu Chu, Jia-You Xu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2016, "A Humanoid Robotic Wrist with Two-Dimensional Compliant Actuation for Accurate Force/Torque Interaction," (Revision under review). 
  3. Tai-Hsun Wu and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2016, "A Wide-Range Variable Stiffness Mechanism for Semi-active Vibration Systems," Journal of Sound and Vibration, 363, pp. 18-32.
  4. Zong-Wei Yang and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2015, "An Adjustable Gravity-Balancing Mechanism Using Planar Extension and Compression Springs," Mechanism and Machine Theory, 92, pp. 314-329.
  5. Yi-Syuan Wu and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “Linear Variable-Stiffness Mechanisms Based on Preloaded Curved Beams,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(12), 122302.
  6. Chao-Chieh Lan, Sheng-An Yang, and Yi-Syuan Wu, 2014, “Design and Experiment of a Compact Quasi-Zero-Stiffness Isolator Capable of a Wide Range of Loads,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 333, 4843−4858.
  7. Cheng-Yu Chu, Jia-You Xu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “Design and Experiment of a Compact Wrist Mechanism with High Torque Density,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 78, pp. 65−80.
  8. Jung-Yuan Wang and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “A Constant-Force Compliant Gripper for Handling Objects of Various Sizes,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 136(7), 071008.
  9. Chih-Ming Lai, Cheng-Yu Chu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2013, “A Two-Degrees-of-Freedom Miniature Manipulator Actuated by Antagonistic Shape Memory Alloys,” Smart Materials and Structures, 22, 085006.
  10. Yi-Chiao Lee, Chao-Chieh Lan, Cheng-Yu Chu, Chih-Ming Lai, and Yi-Jie Chen, 2013, “A Pan-Tilt Orienting Mechanismwith Parallel Axes of Flexural Actuation,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics,18(3), pp. 1100−1112.
  11. Chia-Wen Hou and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2013, “Functional Joint Mechanisms with Constant-Torque Outputs,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 62, pp. 166−181.
  12. Yi-Ho Chen and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2012, “Design of a Constant-force Snap-fit Mechanism for Minimal Mating Uncertainty,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 55, pp. 34−50.
  13. Cheng-Wei Cheng, Chao-Chieh Lan, and Chun-Yi Tseng, 2012, “Modeling and Design of Air Vane Motors for Minimal Torque Ripples,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(5), 051003.
  14. Yi-Ho Chen and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2012, “An Adjustable Constant-Force Mechanism for Adaptive End-Effector Operations,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(3), 031005.
  15. Chao-Chieh Lan, Che-Min Lin, and Chen-Hsien Fan, 2011, “A Self-Sensing Microgripper Module with Wide Handling Ranges,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 16(1), pp. 141−150.
  16. Chao-Chieh Lan and Chen-Hsien Fan, 2010, “An Accurate Self-Sensing Method for the Control of Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Flexures,” Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, 163, pp. 323−332.
  17. Chao-Chieh Lan, Kok-Meng Lee, and Jian-Hao Liou, 2009, “Dynamics of Highly Elastic Mechanisms Using the Generalized Multiple Shooting Method: Simulations and Experiments,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 44(12), pp. 2164−2178.
  18. Chao-Chieh Lan, Jhe-Hong Wang, and Chen-Hsien Fan, 2009, “Optimal Design of Rotary Manipulators Using Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuated Flexures,” Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical,153, pp. 258−266.
  19. Chao-Chieh Lan and You-Nien Yang, 2009, “A Computational Design Method for Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuated Compliant Finger,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 131(2), 021009.
  20. Chao-Chieh Lan and Yung-Jen Cheng, 2008, “Distributed Shape Optimization of Compliant Mechanisms Using Intrinsic Functions,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130, 072304.
  21. Chao-Chieh Lan,2008, “Analysis of Large-displacement Compliant Mechanisms Using an Incremental Linearization Approach,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 43(5), pp. 641−658.
  22. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2008, “An Analytical Contact Model for Design of Compliant Fingers,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130, 011008.
  23. Chao-Chieh Lanand Kok-Meng Lee, 2006, “Generalized Shooting Method for Analyzing Compliant Mechanisms with Curved Members,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 128(4), pp. 765−775.

B. Conference publications

  1. Chih-Chieh Chen and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2016, “An Accurate Force Regulation Mechanism for Handling Fragile Objects Using Pneumatic Grippers,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Stockholm, Sweden.
  2. Tai-Hsun Wu and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2015, “Design and Analysis of an Elastic Mechanism with Adjustable Stiffness,” The 14th IFTOMM World Congress.
  3. Hsiang-Chien Hsieh, Li Chien, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2015, “Dimensional Synthesis of a Lightweight Shoulder Exoskeleton,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea.
  4. Tai-Hsun Wu and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2015, “Design and Analysis of an Elastic Mechanism with Adjustable Zero-to-Infinite Linear Stiffness,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Busan, Korea.
  5. Hsiang-Chien Hsieh, Li Chien, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2015,“Mechanical Design of a Gravity-Balancing Wearable Exoskeleton for the Motion Enhancement of Human Upper Limb,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, USA.
  6. Hsiang-Chien Hsieh and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “A Lightweight Gravity-Balanced Exoskeleton for Home Rehabilitation of Upper Limbs,” IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan.
  7. Yi-Syuan Wu and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “Design of a Linear Variable-Stiffness Mechanism Using Preloaded Bistable Beams,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Besançon, France.
  8. Cheng-Yu Chu, Jia-You Xu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2014, “Design and Control of a Robotic Wrist with Two Collocated Axes of Compliant Actuation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Hong Kong, China.
  9. Chih-Ming Lai, Cheng-Yu Chu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2013, “Design of a Miniature Manipulator Actuated by Antagonistic Shape Memory Alloys,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Wollongong, Australia.
  10. Cheng-Yu Chu, Jia-You Xu, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2012, “Development of a Compact Wrist Mechanism with High Torque Density,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  11. Chao-Chieh Lan, Yi-Chiao Lee, Jinn-Feng Jiang, Yi-Jie Chen, and Hung-Yuan Wei, 2011, “Design of a Compact Camera-Orienting Mechanism with Flexural Pan and Tilt Axes,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  12. Chao-Chieh Lan and Jung-Yuan Wang, 2011, “Design of Adjustable Constant-force Forceps for Robot-Assisted Surgical Manipulation,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China.
  13. Chao-Chieh Lan and Chen-Hsien Fan, 2010, “Investigation on Pretensioned Shape Memory Alloy Actuators for Force and Displacement Self-Sensing,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan.
  14. Chao-Chieh Lan and Cheng-Wei Cheng, 2010, “Modeling and Design of Air Vane Motors for Minimal Torque Ripples,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, Canada.
  15. Chao-Chieh Lan, Jhe-Hong Wang, and Yi-Ho Chen, 2010, “A Compliant Constant-Force Mechanism for Adaptive Robot End-effector Operations,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.
  16. Zhe-Hong Wang, Chen-Hsien Fan, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2009, “A Two-Way Flexural Rotation Manipulator Using Opposing Shape Memory Alloy Wires,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Singapore.
  17. Che-Min Lin, Chen-Hsien Fan, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2009, “A Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Microgripper with Wide Handling Ranges,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Singapore.
  18. Zhe-Hong Wang, Chen-Hsien Fan, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2009, “A Compact Rotational Manipulator Using Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuated Flexures,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan.
  19. Chao-Chieh Lan and You-Nien Yang, 2008, “An Analytical Design Method for a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Compliant Finger,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, New York, NY, Aug. 3-6, 2008.
  20. Chao-Chieh Lan and Yung-Jen Cheng, 2007, “Distributed Shape Optimization of Compliant Mechanisms Using Intrinsic Functions,” ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sep. 4-7, 2007.
  21. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2006, “An Analytical Contact Model for Design of Compliant Fingers,” International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA), Osaka, Japan.
  22. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2005, “Dynamic Analysis of Mechanisms with Highly Compliant Members,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando.
  23. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2005, “Dynamic Model of a Compliant Link with Large Deflection and Shear Deformation,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics.
  24. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2005, “An Analytical Method for Design of Compliant Grippers with Macro/Micro Manipulation and Assembly Applications,” IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics.
  25. Chao-Chieh Lan and Kok-Meng Lee, 2005, “Generalized Shooting Method for Analyzing Compliant Mechanisms,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain.
  26. Xuecheng Yin, Kok-Meng Lee, and Chao-Chieh Lan, 2004, “Computational Models for Predicting the Deflected Shape of a Non-Uniform, Flexible Finger,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, 3, pp. 2963 – 2968.