Ya-Jun Pan


Ya-Jun Pan is a Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering at Dalhousie University, Canada, where she founded the Advanced Control and Mechatronics Lab (acm.me.dal.ca). Dr. Pan’s research interests are mainly in robust nonlinear control, cyber-physical systems, intelligent mechatronics, and robotics with more than 190 authored journal and conference papers published. She has been recognized as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE’2023), Engineering Institute of Canada (FEIC’2021), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (FASME’2017), Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering (FCSME’2023) and awarded the research excellence award (2008) at Dalhousie University and Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (2016) from Germany.

She is a Senior Editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, and a member of IEEE Control Systems Society Conference Editorial Board from 2023. She has served in several conference organizing committees, VP Atlantic for CSME (2018~2020), as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (2016~2023), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2019~2021), and IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (2015~2020). Currently she serves as the Chair for IES Distinguished Lecturer Program and the Chair for Women in Engineering in the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.