Researcher Portfolio

Shen Jian (Mr)
Senior Research Engineer II

Mr Shen Jian has completed several industry projects including development of CNC milling & grinding machine tool control software and epoxy dispensing machine control software. He was responsible for the navigation control software development of an unmanned vehicle for the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and the SERCBot for the Fusionopolis opening ceremony. Prior to joining SIMTech in Sept. 1997, he worked as a software engineer for 1 year at Technodia Company (Tokyo, Japan), and 3 years at Shanghai Technodia Software Co Ltd (China).

Research Interest:Industry robot rapid programming, motion control and machine control.
BioNotes:MEng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China
BEng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China


1. J. Shen, J. Ibanez-Guzman, T.C. Ng, and B.S. Chew, "A Collaborative-Shared Control System with Safe Obstacle Avoidance Capability", IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, Singapore, 2004.

2. T.C. Ng, J. Shen, J. Ibanez-Guzman, Z.M. Gong, and C. Chen, "Vehicle Following with Obstacle Avoidance Capabilities in Natural Environments", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, USA,  2004.

3. C. Chen, H. Huang, T.C. Ng,  J. Ibanez-Guzman, and J. Shen, "Target-Tracking and Path Planning for Vehicle Following in Jungle Environment", International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, China, 2004.

4. A. Tay, J. Shen, J. Ibanez-Guzman, C.W. Chan, and L.K. Kee, "A Modified Distance Transform Algorithm for Localized Path Planning", International Conference on Computational Intelligence, Robotics and Autonomy, Singapore, 2003.

5. A. Tay, J. Shen, J. Ibanez-Guzman, and C.W. Chan, "Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Strategies - Localised Navigation with a Global Objective", International Conference on Information Technology and Application, Bathurst, Australia, 2002.

6. W.N. Zhou, S. Huang, J. Shen, and L. Lu, "Study on a Two-Dimension Electrolytic Tilt Sensor for Horizontal-Stabilized Platform Control", International Conf on Mechatronic Tech. & Trans-Pacific Workshop on Mechatronics, 1998.

Awards:Best Industry Project Award, SIMTech, 2011