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Editors (4)

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
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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Prof. Dr. Kenji Uchino
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Associate Editor
Director, International Center for Actuators and Transducers Professor, Electrical Engineering The Pennsylvania State University, 135 Energy and The Environment Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: piezoelectric actuator; ultrasonic motor; piezo-transformer; high power piezoelectrics; loss mechanism; Pb-free piezoelectrics; piezoelectric composite; multilayer actuator; relaxor piezoelectric single crystal; piezoelectric energy harvesting; piezoelectric driver
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Prof. Dr. André Preumont
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Associate Editor
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Active Structures Laboratory, Department of Control Engineering and System Analysis, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 50 Av. F.D.Roosevelt CP165/55, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Interests: structural dynamics; vibration control; large space structures; adaptive optics; flapping wing robots
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Prof. Dr. Manfred Kohl
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Associate Editor
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Interests: smart materials, shape memory materials, piezoelectrics, magnetic materials, microtechnology, multistable microactuators, cooperative microactuators, intrinsic sensors
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Prof. Dr. Eihab M. Abdel-Rahman
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Department of Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Interests: MEMS; sensors and actuators; energy harvesting; nonlinear dynamics; vibrations
Prof. Dr. Haim Abramovich
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Professor of Aerospace Structures, Technion, I.I.T., 32000 Haifa, Israel
Interests: smart structures technologies; structural mechanics and energy harvesting using piezoelectric and pyroelectric materials; static and dynamic stability of thin walled structures; laminated composite structures; dynamic buckling of thin walled structures
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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
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Dr. Arash Ajoudani
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IIT Central Research Labs, Genoa, Italy
Interests: physical human-robot interaction; robot control; teleoperation
Dr. Kinji Asaka

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
Dr. Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Electroactive Technologies and NDEAA Lab, Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), California Institute of Technology (CIT), Pasadena, CA, USA
Interests: electroactive polymers and piezoelectric actuators; NDE; biomimetics
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
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Prof. Dr. Nazanin Bassiri-Gharb
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George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering 801 Ferst Drive, Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 30332-0405, USA
Interests: piezoelectrics; ferroelectrics; thin films; processing-structure-properties; materials characterization; radiation effects; piezoceramics; piezoMEMS
Prof. Dr. Kamran Behdinan
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NSERC Chair in "Multidisciplinary Engineering Design"
Director, U of T - Institute for Multidisciplinary Design and Innovation (IMDI)
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: micro/nano actuators; multifunctional materials and structures; nonlinear systems; multiscale modeling of lightweight structures; smart structures; structural dynamics; multidisciplinary design
Dr. Andrea Bergamini
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Empa, Laboratory for Acoustics/Noise Control, Ueberlandstrasse 129, Dübendorf 8600, Switzerland
Interests: phononic materials: purely mechanical structures as well as phononic materials comprised of piezoelectric elements and other elements with electro-mechanical coupling
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