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NGUYEN VU LINH

Adding Value and Making a Difference

Vu Linh Nguyen: Grants

CURRENT POSITION 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

TEACHING COURSES

  • Graduate courses: Robotics, Analysis and Simulation of Dynamic Systems, Precision Manufacturing.

  • Undergraduate courses: Calculus I and Calculus II, Statics.

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL PAPERS

  1. V.L. Nguyen*. Gravity Balancing of a 2-DoF Parallel Robotic Platform with Variable Payloads. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 145 (2), p. 024501, 2023. (Link)

  2. V.L. Nguyen*. Realization of a gear-spring balancer with variable payloads and its application to serial robots. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 15 (4), p. 041013, 2023. (Link)

  3. V.L. Nguyen*. Design of a compact gear-spring mechanism for static balancing of variable payloads. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 144(12), p. 123301, 2022. (Link)

  4. V.L. Nguyen*. A design approach for gravity compensators using planar four-bar mechanisms and a linear spring. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 172, p. 104770, 2022. (Link)

  5. V.L. Nguyen*, C.-H. Kuo, and P. T. Lin. Compliance error compensation of a robot end-effector with joint stiffness uncertainties for milling: An analytical model. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 170, p. 104717, 2022. (Link)

  6. V.L. Nguyen*, C.-H. Kuo, and P. T. Lin. Reliability-based analysis and optimization of the gravity balancing performance of spring-articulated serial robots with uncertainties. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 14(3), p. 031016, 2021. (Link)

  7. C.-H. Kuo, V.L. Nguyen, D. Robertson, L.-T. Chou, and J.L. Herder. Statically Balancing a Reconfigurable Mechanism by Using One Passive Energy Element Only–A Case Study. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 13(4), p. 040904, 2021. (Link)

  8. Z.Y. Chen, P.R. Liaw, V.L. Nguyen, and P.T Lin. Design of a high-payload Mecanum-wheel ground vehicle (MWGV). Robotic Systems and Applications, 1(1), pp.24-34, 2021 (Link).

  9. V.L. Nguyen, C.-Y Lin, and C.-H. Kuo. Gravity Compensation Design of Delta Parallel Robots Using Gear-Spring Modules. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 154, p. 104046, 2020. (Link)

  10. V.L. Nguyen, C.-Y Lin, and C.-H. Kuo. Gravity Compensation Design of Planar Articulated Robotic Arms Using the Gear-Spring Modules. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 12(3), p. 031014, 2020. (Link)

  11. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. An Analytical Stiffness Method for Spring-Articulated Planar Serial or Quasi-serial Manipulators Under Gravity and Arbitrary Load. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 137, pp. 108–126, 2019. (Link)

  12. T. Essomba, V.L. Nguyen, and C.-T Wu. Optimization of a Spherical Decoupled Mechanism for Neuro-Endoscopy Based on Experimental Kinematic Data. Journal of Mechanics, pp. 1–15, 2019. (Link)

  13. T. Essomba and V.L. Nguyen. Kinematic Analysis of a New Five-Bar Spherical Decoupled Mechanism with Two-Degrees of Freedom Remote Center of Motion. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 119, pp. 184–197, 2018. (Link)

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. V. L. Nguyen. A Compact Gear-Spring Mechanism for Gravity Balancing a Weight-Varying Rotating Load. International Conference on Advanced Mechanism and Machine Technology (iCMMT), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Nov. 11–12, 2022, p. 42.

  2. V.L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, and P.T. Lin. A systematic evaluation of gear-spring mechanism for gravity compensation of serial robots. The 10th International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ARIS), Taipei, Taiwan, August 24–27, 2022. (Accepted)

  3. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. Effect of dynamic loads on the gravity compensation design of serial robots. The 5th Jc-IFToMM International Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, July 16, 2022. (Link)

  4. V. L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, and P. T. Lin. A new class of spring four-bar mechanisms for gravity compensation. IFToMM Asian Mechanisms and Machine Science Conference Asian (MMS), Hanoi, Vietnam, Dec. 15–18, 2021, p. 038. (Link)

  5. V. L. Nguyen, Y.-C Lin, P. T. Lin, C.-H. Kuo. Configuration synthesis of spring four-bar mechanisms for gravity compensation. International Conference on Advanced Mechanism and Machine Technology (iCMMT), Hsinchu, Taiwan, Oct. 29–30, 2021, p. 60.

  6. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. Gravity compensation of a palletizing robot using a gear-spring mechanism. Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation (ACRA), Virtual, Online, Dec. 6–8, 2021, p. 105.

  7. V. L. Nguyen, Y.-C Lin, P. T. Lin, C.-H. Kuo. Configuration synthesis of spring four-bar mechanisms for gravity compensation. International Conference on Advanced Mechanism and Machine Technology (iCMMT), Hsinchu, Taiwan, Oct. 29–30, 2021, p. 60.

  8. V.L. Nguyen. Gravity Compensation of Articulated Robots Using Spring Four-Bar Mechanisms. The IFToMM 7th International Symposium on Multibody Systems and Mechatronics (MuSMe), Córdoba, Argentina, October 12–15, p. 013, 2021. (Link)

  9. V.L. Nguyen. Gravity Balancing Design of a 3-DOF Hybrid Robotic Manipulator With Variable Payloads. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Virtual, Online, p. 69857, 2021. (Link)

  10. V.L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, and P.T. Lin. Reliability and sensibility analysis of gravity-balanced robotic manipulators with uncertain parameters. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Virtual, Online, p. 66762, 2021. (Link)

  11. V.L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, C.-Y. Lin, and P.T. Lin. Measurement and Uncertainty Assessment of Torque Reduction of A Five-Bar Gear-Spring Mechanism (GSM). The 44th National Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (CTAM), November 26 - 27, 2020, Yilan, Taiwan.

  12. V.L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, C.-Y. Lin, and P.T. Lin. Improved Positioning Accuracy of a Delta-based Macro-Mini Manipulator with Passive Compliance. The 23rd National Conference on Mechanism and Machine Design (CSMMT), November 13, 2020, Tainan, Taiwan.

  13. Z.-Y. Chen, P.-R. Liaw, V.L. Nguyen, and P.T. Lin. Design and Manufacturing of a High-Payload Mecanum-Wheel Ground Vehicle (MWGV). The 23rd National Conference on Mechanism and Machine Design (CSMMT), November 13, 2020, Tainan, Taiwan.

  14. V.L. Nguyen, C.-H. Kuo, and C.-Y Lin. Gravity Compensation of Delta Parallel Robot Using a Gear-Spring Mechanism. The 23rd CISM IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (ROMANSY), September 20 – 24, 2020, Sapporo, Japan. (Link)

  15. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. Performance Evaluation of a Class of Gravity-Compensated Gear-Spring Planar Articulated Manipulators. The 6th IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics (ISRM), Oct. 28 – 30, 2019, Taiwan Tech, Taipei, Taiwan. (Link)

  16. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. A Gear-Slider Gravity Compensation Mechanism: Design and Experimental Study. The International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC-CIE), August 18 – 21, 2019, Anaheim, CA, USA. (Link)

  17. C.-H. Kuo, V.L. Nguyen, and L.T. Chou. Static Balancing of a Reconfigurable Linkage with Switchable Mobility by Using A Single Counterweight. The 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots (ReMAR),  June 20 – 22, 2018, Delft, The Netherlands. (Link)

  18. T. Essomba and V.L. Nguyen. The Kinematic Analysis of a Novel Spherical Decoupled Mechanism - Toward A Robotic Manipulator for Neuroendoscopy. The 5th International Conference on Advanced Technology Innovation (ICATI), June 30 – July 3, 2016, Bali, Indonesia.

  19. V.L. Nguyen and T. Essomba. Kinematic Analysis of a Spherical Decoupled Mechanism Concept. The 19th National Conference on Mechanism and Machine Design (CSMMT), October 2016, Pingtung, Taiwan.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. V.L. Nguyen and C.-H. Kuo. A modularization approach for gravity compensation of planar articulated robotic manipulators. Gravity Compensation in Robotics, edited by Vigen Arakelian, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Cham, Switzerland.

AWARDS

  • 11/2020: Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award (1st), The Chinese Society of Mechanism and Machine Theory (CSMMT), Taiwan

  • 11/2020: Best Paper of the Conference – Merit Award, The 23rd National Conference on Mechanism and Machine Design, Tainan, Taiwan

  • 8/2020: Finalist: Best Student Paper Award, The 23rd IFToMM Symposium on Robot Design, Dynamics and Control (ROMANSY), Japan

  • 2017 – 2020: Full International Doctoral Program Scholarship, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • 2018: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • 2015 – 2017: Full International Master Program Scholarship, National Central University, Taiwan

  • 2010 – 2013: Top 10 Undergraduate Academic Achievement Scholarship, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education, Vietnam

SKILLS

Solidworks, Creo (Pro-E), PowerShape, PowerMill, MSC Adams, Matlab/Simulink, Mathematica, C++

SERVICES AND MEMBERSHIP

REFEREES

1. Chin-Hsing Kuo, PhD

    Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia

2. Terence Essomba, PhD

    Associate Professor, National Central University, Taiwan

3. Po Ting Lin, PhD

    Professor, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

 

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