Editorial Board

Editor

Prof. Dr. Delbert Tesar
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Editor-in-Chief
Robotics Research Group, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, R9925, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Tel. +1 512 471 3039
Interests: robotics, electro-mechanical actuators, embedded intelligence; open architecture vehicles, ships, aircraft, machinery for manufacturing; human rehabilitation systems; long duration lunar base habitat operation
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Advisory Board (1)

Prof. Dr. Zongli Lin
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Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4743, USA
Interests: nonlinear systems; nonlinear control; constrained control; systems with time delays; active magnetic bearings

Editorial Board Members (50)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Abramovich
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Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion, I.I.T., 32000 Haifa Israel
Interests: composite materials, dynamics, buckling, thermal effects
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Prof. Dr. Kyoung Kwan Ahn
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School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ulsan, 93 Daehak-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan, 680-749, Korea
Interests: IPMC modeling and control; SMA; electro active polymer; pneumatic artificial muscle; fluid power; energy harvesting; power assistant robot; rehabilitation robot; magneto-rheological fluid, electro-conjugate fluid
Dr. Kinji Asaka
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Artificial Cell Research Group, Health Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 1-8-31 Midorigaoka, Ikeda, Osaka 563-8577, Japan
Interests: electroactive polymer actuators and sensors; carbon nanotubes; ionic polymer-metal composites; conducting polymers
Prof. Dr. Ronald M. Barrett
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Director of the Adaptive Aerostructures and Aircraft Design Laboratories, 2120 Learned Hall, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: adaptive aerostructures; enhancement of transportation related technologies; missiles and munitions
Dr. Andrea Bergamini
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Laboratory for Mechanical Integrity of Energy Systems, Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Überlandstrasse 129, CH-8600 Dübendorf, Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 765 44 24; Fax: +41 58 765 42 52
Interests: phononic materials: purely mechanical structures as well as phononic materials comprised of piezoelectric elements and other elements with electro-mechanical coupling
Prof. Dr. Gary M. Bone
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Interests: Robot design, sensing and control; Collaborative robots (Cobots); 3D machine vision for robots; Robot learning from demonstration; Soft pneumatic actuators; Hybrid pneumatic-electric actuators; Advanced control algorithms for pneumatic and hybrid actuators
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Prof. Dr. Chris R. Bowen
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Materials Research Centre, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
Interests: piezoelectrics; ferroelectrics; actuators; modelling; ceramics; piezoceramics; piezocomposites
Prof. Dr. Raffaella Carloni
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Bernoulli Institute, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 9, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: novel actuators for robotics; robot control; physical human-robot interaction; prosthetics
Prof. Dr. Dong-il (Dan) Cho
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Korea
Tel. (+82) 02-880-6488
Interests: MEMS sensors and actuators; control applications; robotics; ion traps
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Dapino
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NSF I/UCRC on Smart Vehicle Concepts, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, The Ohio State University, E307 Scott Laboratory, 201 West 19th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Fax: +1 614 292 3163
Interests: smart materials; smart dynamic systems; advanced automotive systems; manufacturing of smart systems; joining processes for smart materials
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