Editorial Board


Prof. Dr. Marco Ceccarelli
IFToMM representative, LARM2: Laboratory of Robot Mechatronics, Dept of Industrial Engineering; University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Roma, Italy
Interests: mechanism design for robots; grippers and hands; legged walking machines; manipulators; experimental mechanics; machine simulation; history of mechanisms and machines
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Previous Editor

Prof. Dr. Huosheng Hu *
Former Editor-in-Chief
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
Interests: robotics; embedded systems; mechatronics; advanced manufacturing; multimodal human-machine interfaces; wearable sensors and systems; sensor integration and data fusion algorithms; biomedical signal processing; e-health; medical and surgical robotics; AI applications; intelligent control and learning algorithms; cooperative robots in search and rescue; networked sensors, systems, and robots
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-chief up to 15 January 2020
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Advisory Board (8)

Prof. Dr. Ruediger Dillmann
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
Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: nanorobotics, nanomedicine, nanofabrication, microswimmers, molecular systems engineering
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Prof. Dr. Toshio Fukuda
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
Dr. Peter A. Hancock
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. Naira Hovakimyan
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1206 West Green Street, Room 223 Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: control and optimization, autonomous systems, neural networks, game theory and applications in aerospace, robotics, mechanical, agricultural, electrical, petroleum, biomedical engineering and elderly care
Prof. Dr. Henk Nijmeijer
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Interests: control theory and systems, robotics, vehicle dynamics and control, automotive, mechatronics, (system) dynamics and control systems engineering
Prof. Dr. Jan Peters
Institute for Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: Motor Control & Learning, Robotics, Machine Learning, Biomimetic Systems
Prof. Dr. Ian D. Walker
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 29634, USA
Interests: continuum robots; kinematics

Editorial Board Members (62)

Prof. Dr. Martin Adams
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. Gursel Alici
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IFToMM representative, School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering, University of Wollongong, Wollongong 2522 NSW, 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
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Professor Kaspar Althoefer
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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Prof. Dr. Avital Bechar
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.
Prof. Dr. Aman Behal
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the NanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Interests: nonlinear control theory and applications; assistive robotics; neuronal control systems
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Dr. Nicola Bellotto
School of Computer Science University of Lincoln Brayford Pool Lincoln, LN6 7TS United Kingdom
Interests: mobile robotics; machine perception; active vision; sensor fusion; qualitative spatial representation; cybernetics
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Prof. Beno Benhabib
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
Dr. Fernando Caballero Benítez
Department of System Engineering and Automation, School of Engineering, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
Interests: mobile robot localization and mapping; mobile robot navigation; aerial robots
Prof. Mark Bishop
Director, TCIDA (Tungsten Centre for Intelligent Data Analytics) Affiliation: TCIDA: St. James’ Hall Block 1/B, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, LONDON SE4 6NW, UK
Interests: artificial intelligence; simulation of behaviour; cognitive computing; robotics
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bock
Technical University of Munich, Chair of Building Realization and Robotics, Germany
Interests: construction robotics; robotic prefabrication of building components; automated on site construction robotics; ambient integrated robotics for aging society; robot oriented design
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