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CHENG Shing Shin
Assistant Professor
TEL: 852 - 3943 9487
Room 214, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building

Shing Shin Cheng received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2013 and Ph.D. in Robotics from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2018. He joined the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong as an assistant professor in August 2018. His research interests include flexible surgical robotics, image-guided surgical systems, medical devices, smart actuators, and artificial intelligence in medicine. His work has been published in leading robotics and materials journals and conferences, including IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, and International Symposium on Robotics Research.

Research Interests
  • Flexible surgical robotics
  • Image-guided surgical navigation
  • Medical devices
  • Smart materials
Teaching by Years
2018/19
MAEG 2010 Computer-Aided Drafting
MAEG 1010 Introduction to Robot Design
Publications
Journal Articles
  1. Nahian Rahman, Nancy Deaton, Jun Sheng, Shing Shin Cheng, and Jadev P. Desai. Modular FBG Bending Sensor for Continuum Neurosurgical Robot. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2019.
  2. Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, and Jaydev P. Desai. Active Stiffness Tuning of a Spring-Based Continuum Robot for MRI-Guided Neurosurgery. IEEE Transactions on Robotics34(1), 18-28, 2018.
  3. Xuefeng Wang, Shing Shin Cheng, and Jaydev P. Desai. Design, Analysis, and Evaluation of a Remotely Actuated MRI-Compatible Neurosurgical Robot. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters3(3), 2144-2151, 2018.
  4. Shing Shin Cheng, Yeongjin Kim, and Jaydev P. Desai. New Actuation Mechanism for Actively Cooled SMA Springs in a Neurosurgical Robot. IEEE Transactions on Robotics33(4), 986-993, 2017.
  5. Shing Shin Cheng, Yeongjin Kim, and Jaydev P. Desai. Modeling and Characterization of Shape Memory Alloy Springs with Water Cooling Strategy in a Neurosurgical Robot. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures28(16), 2167-2183, 2017.
  6. Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, Mahamadou Diakite, Rao P. Gullapalli, J. Marc Simard, and Jaydev P. Desai. Toward the Development of a Flexible Mesoscale MRI-Compatible Neurosurgical Continuum Robot. IEEE Transactions on Robotics33(6), 1386-1397, 2017.
  7. Mingyen Ho, Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, Rao P. Gullapalli and Jaydev P. Desai. Design, Development, and Evaluation of an MRI-Guided SMA Spring-Actuated Neurosurgical Robot. The International Journal of Robotics Research34(8), 1147-1163, 2015.
Book Chapters
  1. Shing Shin Cheng, Yeongjin Kim, and Jaydev P. Desai. Towards Real-Time SMA Control for a Neurosurgical Robot: MINIR-II. Robotics Research, Springer, Cham, 2, pp. 187-200, 2018.
  2. Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, Jun Sheng, and Jaydev P. Desai. Flexible Meso-Scale Robots for Surgery. The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotic–Volume 1: Minimally Invasive Surgical Robotics, Chapter 9, pp. 245-280, World Scientific, 2018.
  3. Jun Sheng, Shing Shin Cheng, Yeongjin Kim, and Jaydev P. Desai. Meso-Scale Robotic Systems for Neurosurgery. The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics–Volume 3: Image-guided Surgical Procedures and Interventions, Chapter 11, pp. 287-328, World Scientific, 2018.

Refereed Conference Articles

  1. Shing Shin Cheng, Xuefeng Wang, and Jaydev P. Desai. Design and Analysis of a Remotely-Actuated Cable-Driven Neurosurgical Robot. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 1685-1690, 2017.
  2. Shing Shin Cheng and Jaydev P. Desai. Towards High Frequency Actuation of SMA Spring for the Neurosurgical Robot-MINIR-II. In IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2580-2585, 2015.
  3. Yeongjin Kim., Shing Shin Cheng, and Jaydev P. Desai. Towards the Development of a Spring-Based Continuum Robot for Neurosurgery. In Medical Imaging 2015: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 9415, 2015.
  4. Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, Jaydev P. Desai. Spring Stiffness and Force Analysis in a Neurosurgical Spring-based Continuum Robot for MINIR-II. In Proceedings of the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, 2015.
  5. Yeongjin Kim., Shing Shin Cheng, Aleksandrs Ecins, Cornelia Fermüller, Kelly P. Westlake, and Jaydev P. Desai. Towards a Robotic Hand Rehabilitation Exoskeleton for Stroke Therapy. In ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, pp. V001T04A006-V001T04A006, 2014.