Dr. Yang received his Ph. D. degree in mechanical engineering from the Zhejiang University in 1997. Since 1997, Dr. Yang has been a faculty with the state key lab of fluid power transmission and control at Zhejiang University. In 2004, he visited at Minnesota University as an academic visitor.Dr. Yang was awarded the National Technology Invention Award (Second Prize) from the State Council in 2009, He was selected to the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (NCET) and received the State Council Special Allowance. Dr. Yang's research interests include man-machine intelligent mechatronic system and ocean mechatronic devices and technology for deep-sea exploitation. He took the responsibility for two projects of National Science Foundation of China and four projects of The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) as project leader, and has published over 100 technical papers. Dr. Yang is currently the deputy director of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the member of National Technical Committee Submersible of Standardization in china, the trustee of China Innovation Strategic Alliance of Rehabilitation Technical Aids.