Actuators — Journal Editorial Board


Prof. Dr. Delbert Tesar
Robotics Research Group, The University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station, R9925, Austin, TX 78712, USA
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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. Zongli Lin
Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4743, USA
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Interests: nonlinear systems; nonlinear control; constrained control; systems with time delays; active magnetic bearings

Editorial Board Members (48)

Prof. Dr. Haim Abramovich
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, 32000 Haifa, Israel
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Interests: smart structures; piezoelectricity; energy harvesting using PZT; shape memory alloys (SMA); stability; vibration; buckling; thin walled structures behavior; dynamic behavior of structures; thermal buckling; laminated composite materials
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Special Issue in Aerospace: Structural Stability of Aerospace Structures
Prof. Dr. Kyoung Kwan Ahn
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
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. Nicola Pio Belfiore
Department of Engineering, Università degli studi di Roma Tre, via della Vasca Navale 79, 00146, Roma, Italy
Tel. 0039 065733 3316
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Interests: Mechanical Design of MEMS/NEMS; Functional Design; Robotics; Tribology; Dynamics
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Special Issue in Actuators: Micromanipulation
Dr. Andrea Bergamini
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
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Interests: phononic materials: purely mechanical structures as well as phononic materials comprised of piezoelectric elements and other elements with electro-mechanical coupling
Prof. Dr. Chris R. Bowen
Materials Research Centre, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK
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Interests: piezoelectrics; ferroelectrics; actuators; modelling; ceramics; piezoceramics; piezocomposites
Prof. Dr. Raffaella Carloni
Bernoulli Institute, University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 9, 9747 AG Groningen, The Netherlands
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Interests: novel actuators for robotics; robot control; physical human-robot interaction; prosthetics
Prof. Dr. Dong-il (Dan) Cho
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Tel. (+82) 02-880-6488
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Interests: MEMS Sensors and Actuators; Control Applications; Robotics; Ion Traps
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Dapino
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
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Interests: smart materials; smart dynamic systems; advanced automotive systems; manufacturing of smart systems; joining processes for smart materials
Prof. Dr. Abbas Dehghani Highly Cited - Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
IInstitute of Design, Robotics and Optimization (iDRO), School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Tel. +44 1133 432906; Fax: +44 1133 432150
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Interests: biomechatronics; biorobotics; biomimetics; intelligent control; automation
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