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Dr. Andrea Munafo
SeeByte, ltd, Edinburgh, EH4 2HS, UK and Marine Autonomous and Robotics Systems, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, SO14 3ZH, UK
Interests: marine robotics; underwater navigation; underwater acoustics and sonar systems; adaptive planning and scheduling
Prof. Dr. Med Amine Laribi
Department GMSC, Institut PPRIME, CNRS, Université de Poitiers, ENSMA, UPR 3346, Poitiers 86962, France
Interests: mechanical design; robotics; synthesis of mechanism; parallel robots; medical robot; safety
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Prof. Dr. Simon Watson
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, UK
Interests: mechatronics; novel and biologically-inspired robotics; control of robotic systems; wireless sensor networks for robot navigation; multi-sensor data fusion and SLAM
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Dr. Giacomo Palmieri
Department of Industrial Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, Polytechnic University of Marche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: collaborative robotics; mechatronics and biomechanics; kinematic and dynamic analysis and synthesis of mechanical and biomechanical systems
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Dr. Cosmin Copot
Department of Electromechanics, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Interests: robotics; mechatronics; visual serving systems; identification and control
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Dr. Roveda Loris
Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull’Intelligenza Artificiale (IDSIA), Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (SUPSI), Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) IDSIA-SUPSI, Manno, Switzerland
Interests: industrial robots; collaborative robots; control theory; wearable robotics; interaction control; human-robot collaboration; AI; ML
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Dr. Antonio Valente
UTAD - University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal and INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science, Porto, Portugal
Interests: educational robotics; robotic competitions; robotics for agriculture; IoT; sensors; sensors for agriculture
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Dr. Morteza Biglari-Abhari
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Security Enhanced Computer Architecture; Embedded Computer Vision Systems (for autonomous vehicles and robots); Hardware/software co-design of real-time embedded systems; Re-configurable architectures and energy-efficient multi-processor systems on chip
Dr. Hamid Marvi
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA
Interests: bio-inspired robotics; soft robotics; magnetic micro-robotics; mechanics of animal locomotion
Dr. Ernesto Gambao
Centre for Automation and Robotics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: robot motion planning; service robots; micro robotics
Dr. Kourosh Zareinia
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering,Faculty of Engineering & Architectural Science,Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St. Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
Interests: haptics; robotic; medical robotics; smart surgical tools
Dr. Arash Arami
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Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Interests: assistive and rehabilitation robotics; human-robot interaction; neuromechanics and sensorimotor modeling; neural control of movements; intelligent systems; wearable systems; system identification
Dr. Yamen Saraiji
1. AvatarIn Inc., Tokyo, Japan
2. Keio University Graduate School of Media Design, Yokohama, Japan
Interests: computer-human interaction; telepresence & telexistence; human augmentation; wearable robotics; haptics
Dr. Nirav Patel
Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Interests: medical robotics; image guided therapy; MRI; machine learning
Dr. Mohammad Saadatzi
Cytek Biosciences, Fremont, CA, 94538, USA
Interests: robotics; mechatronics; instrumentation and control; machine learning; wearable technology
Dr. Ehsan Abbasnejad
Australian Institute for Machine Learning, University of Adelaide, 5000 Adelaide, Australia
Interests: computer vision; machine learning; AI
Prof. Dr. Joonwoo Lee
Department of Electrical Engineering/Department of Robot and Smart System Engineering/Construction Robot Research Institute, Kyungpook National University (KNU),Daegu, Korea
Interests: construction robotics; swarm robotics; swarm intelligence; metaheuristics; intelligent systems
Dr. Eva Volná
Ostravská Univerzita v Ostrave, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Interests: artificial intelligence; machine learning; bio-inspired algorithms; pattern recognition; image processing; prediction
Dr. Laura Fiorini
The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pontedera, Italy
Interests: ambient assisted living; cloud service robotics; ICT system for dual-task cognitive activation; pattern recognition; signal processing and experimental protocol definition
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Dr. Stefan Gheorghe Pentiuc
Universitatea Stefan cel Mare Suceava, 720229 Suceava, Romania
Interests: computer science; pattern recognition; distribute artificial intelligence; high performance computing
Dr. Joono Cheong
Department of Electro-Mechanical System Engineering, Korea University, Sejoing-City, Korea
Interests: robotic manipulation; grasping; mechanical systems control
Dr. Agnieszka Lazarowska
Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
Interests: computational intelligence; applied artificial intelligence; control theory; Matlab simulation; algorithms; artificial intelligence; electronic engineering
Dr. Davide Marocco
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: modern technology and techniques for psychological assessment evolutionary; cognitive and collective robotics
Dr. Ho Seok Ahn
Department of Electrical, Computer and Software Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: social robots; cultural robots; facial robots; artificial emotional systems; Human-Robot Interaction; healthcare robots; android robots; humanoid robots; intelligent service robots; modular robot systems
Dr. Alessandro Renzaglia
INRIA Grenoble Rhône-Alpes, Grenoble, France
Interests: robotics; multi-robot systems; path planning; Aerial Robotics; cooperative systems; active perception
Dr. João Silva Sequeira
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: social robotics & human-robot interaction; architectural aspects of robotics; robot modeling and control; networked and cooperative robotics; systems integration
Prof. Dr. Yanghee Kim
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Center for Cross-disciplinary Research on Engaging Advanced Technology for Education (CREATE Center), Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Interests: social robotics; child robot interaction; educational robots
Dr. Paloma de la Puente
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: mobile robots navigation, mapping; SLAM; spatial cognition; sensor data processing; human-robot interaction for service robotics and systems engineering
Dr. Matteo Russo
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Interests: mechanism design for robotics; kinematic synthesis, modeling, and optimization; parallel manipulators; cable-driven manipulators; continuum robots; inspection and maintenance; medical and rehabilitation robotics
Prof. Dr. Carlos A. Cifuentes
Center for Biomechatronics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito, Bogota, Colombia
Interests: human-robot interaction; rehabilitation and assistive robotics; wearable sensors
Dr. Nikolaos Vitzilaios
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: autonomous unmanned systems; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS); perception and autonomous navigation of mobile robots; field robotics; mechatronics
Dr. Francesco Visentin
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, CMBR @SSSA, Pontedera, Italy
Interests: soft robotics; material for soft robots; soft sensors; AI/ML; bio-inspired robotics
Dr. Stefania Costantini
Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione e Matematica (DISIM), Universitá degli Studi dell’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: artificial intelligence; computational logic; software agents; non-monotonic reasoning; knowledge representation and reasoning; cognitive robotics
Dr. Vukica Jovanović
Department of Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
Interests: digital thread; digital manufacturing; mechatronics; assembly systems; industrial robotics
Dr. Alexey Fomin
Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMASH RAN), Moscow, Russia
Interests: mechanism and robot design; manipulators; computer-aided design (CAD); kinematics; machine elements
Dr. Evangelos A. Yfantis
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154, USA
Interests: robot vision; automatic speech recognition; robot intelligence
Dr. Nuno Mendes
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: human-robot collaboration; human-robot interaction; industrial robotics; control systems; CAD-based robotics; robotic friction stir welding
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