Wang Tianmiao (1960—) is a professor and PhD supervisor of the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation and the Robotics Institute of Beihang University. He is a distinguished professor of the Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an awardee of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.
He received his doctor’s degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 1990. In recent years, he has been engaging in the theoretical and applied research on embedded intelligent perception and control in surgical robots, special service robots and so on. As a pioneer in the studies of surgical robots in China, he has successfully applied his work to over a thousand clinical cases since 1997. In 2013, he joined China’s 29th Antarctic expedition, carrying out experiments of a robot rover in harsh conditions. His anti-terrorist and anti-riot robots, robots in nuclear industry and service robots have been put into use and popularized.
His publications include over 100 papers indexed by SCI/Ei Compendex and three books. He has also won a second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award and several other national or provincial prizes. There are more than ten patents in his name.