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Editors (5)

Prof. Dr. Gursel Alici *
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IFToMM representative, School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
Interests: soft robotics; system dynamics and control; robotic drug delivery systems; novel actuation concepts for biomechatronic applications; robotic mechanisms and manipulation systems; soft and smart actuators and sensors; medical robotics
* Section: Soft Robotics
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Carbone *
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: robotics; robot design; mechatronics; walking hexapod; design procedure; mechanics of machinery; leg–wheel
* Section: Intelligent Robots and Mechatronics
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Sabatini *
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School of Engineering, RMIT University, PO Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
Interests: aerospace sensors and systems; cyber-physical systems; aircraft systems; avionics; spaceflight systems; air traffic management; autonomous systems; unmanned aircraft systems; defence systems; intelligent transport systems; space traffic management; sustainable aviation; navigation, guidance and control; satellite navigation; electro-optics and infrared systems; human factors and ergonomics; cognitive human–machine systems; multisensor data fusion
* Section: Aerospace Robotics and Autonomous Systems
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Prof. Dr. Xinjun Liu *
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: mechanism and robotics; parallel manipulators; advanced and smart manufacturing equipments
* Section: Industrial Robots & Automation
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Advisory Board (9)

Prof. Dr. Ruediger Dillmann
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Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics (IAR), Humanoids and Intelligence Systems Lab, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: robotics; machine learning; programming by demonstration
Prof. Dr. Peer Fischer
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Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: micro and nanorobotics; 3D nanofabrication; light-matter interaction; actuation using electric; magnetic and acoustic fields; ultrasound; symmetry breaking; chirality; molecular systems engineering
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Prof. Dr. Toshio Fukuda
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1. Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
2. Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 468-0073, Japan
3. School of Mechatronical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: intelligent robotic and mechatronic system; cellular robotic system; micro- and nano-robotic system
Prof. Dr. Peter A. Hancock
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Department of Psychology and Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
Interests: human automation/autonomy interaction; perception and action; human-robots interaction
Prof. Dr. Naira Hovakimyan
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Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Room 223, 1206 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: control and optimization; autonomous systems; machine learning; neural networks, game theory, and their applications in aerospace, robotics, mechanical, agricultural, electrical, petroleum, biomedical engineering, and elderly care
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Prof. Dr. Henk Nijmeijer
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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Interests: control theory and systems; robotics; vehicle dynamics and control; automotive; mechatronics; (system) dynamics and control systems engineering
Prof. Dr. Jan Peters
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Institute for Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: motor control & learning; robotics; machine learning; biomimetic systems
Prof. Dr. Peter Stone
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Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: artificial intelligence; machine learning; reinforcement learning; multiagent systems; robotics
Prof. Dr. Ian D. Walker
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: continuum robots; kinematics

Editorial Board Members (102)

Prof. Dr. Martin Adams
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Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Chile, Av. Tupper 2007, 837-0451 Santiago, Chile
Interests: robot navigation; perception and sensor modeling; SLAM; stochastic geometry in robotics; sensor fusion
Prof. Dr. Kaspar Althoefer
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School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: soft robotics; medical robotics; tactile sensing
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Dr. Carlo Alberto Avizzano
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Institute of Communication, lnformation and Perception Technologies (TeCIP), Perceptual Robotics Laboratory, Scuola Superiore SantAnna, Pisa, Italy
Interests: intelligent robot controllers; autonomous and industrial robot; digital perception and sensing; computer vision and AI for automation; design of automated behaviors for robots and human interfaces
Dr. Kean C Aw
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Department of Mechanical Engineering; University of Auckland, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: wearable soft sensors and actuators; soft robots; rehabilitation robots
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Prof. Dr. Avital Bechar
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The Institute of Agricultural Engineering, The Agricultural Robotics Lab, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, P.O.Box 6, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
Interests: agricultural robotics; human-robot collaborative systems; proximal sensing with robots and developing new concepts and approaches for the operation and development of agricultural robots
Dr. Charalampos P. Bechlioulis
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
Interests: hybrid systems; sensor fusion; real time control and embedded systems to automatic control; robotics; mechatronics and computer science in closed loop schemes (physical computing); decentralized control of multi-agent systems; unmanned robotic platforms (aerial, ground and underwater)
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Prof. Dr. Aman Behal
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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the NanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Interests: assistive robotics; human robot interaction; nonlinear control theory and applications
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Dr. Nicola Bellotto
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School of Computer Science, University of Lincoln, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
Interests: mobile robotics; machine perception; active vision; sensor fusion; qualitative spatial representation; cybernetics
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Prof. Dr. Pinhas Ben-Tzvi
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Robotics and Mechatronics Lab, Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Interests: robotics and intelligent autonomous systems; human–robot interactions; robotic vision and visual servoing/odometry; machine learning; mechatronics design; systems dynamics and control; mechanism design and system integration; novel sensing and actuation
Prof. Dr. Beno Benhabib
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3G8, Canada
Interests: autonomous multi-robot systems; computer vision; robotic sensors; swarm robotics; assistive robotics; robotic search and rescue; robotic manufacturing systems
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