[robotics-worldwide] [meetings] Call for Papers for the 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR)

Anurag Purwar anurag.purwar at stonybrook.edu
Wed Oct 29 08:09:43 PDT 2014

Call for Papers for the 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR)
at the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences

The 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference is to be held as part of the
2015 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and
Computers and Information in Engineering Conference in Boston, MA from
August 2-5, 2015. Sponsored by the Mechanisms and Robotics Technical
Committee, an integral part of the ASME Design Engineering Division, this
annual gathering as a series of 39 conferences since 1952 is a premier
international meeting in mechanisms, robotics and related fields. The 39th
ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference provides an international forum for
the exchange of technical and scientific information on the theory and
practice of mechanical systems and will feature tutorials and workshops,
student mechanism and robot design competitions, keynote and invited
speakers, and interactive presentation sessions. Topics will range
throughout areas central to mechanical design including kinematics,
dynamics, design, computation, robotics, reconfigurable mechanisms, novel
mechanisms and robots, software systems, educational practices, and various
applications as well as emerging areas such as origami-based engineering
design. Dissemination of knowledge by presenting research results, new
developments, and novel concepts will serve as the foundation upon which
the conference program will be developed. Submitted papers will be eligible
for a number of awards including the Mechanisms and Robotics Best Paper
award, Freudenstein/General Motors Young Investigator award, A.T. Yang
Memorial award, and Compliant Mechanisms Theory and Application awards.
Likely topics include but are not limited to:

MR-1 Planar Mechanism Analysis and Synthesis
MR-2 Spatial/Spherical Mechanism Analysis and Synthesis
MR-3 Robot Kinematics and Motion Planning
MR-4 Robot/Machine Dynamics and Control
MR-5 Theoretical and Computational Kinematics (A.T. Yang Symposium)
MR-6 Compliant Mechanisms and Micro/Nano Mechanisms (A. Midha Symposium)

MR-7 Nature & Biologically Inspired and Health Motivated Mechanisms and
MR-8 Novel Mechanisms, Robots and Applications
MR-9  Mobile Robots and Cable-Driven Systems
MR-10 Origami-Based Engineering Design
MR-11 Software and Education in Mechanisms and Robots
MR-12 Student Mechanisms and Robotics Design Competition

Important Dates (Two-stage submission deadlines):

Stage 1: Author and Paper Registration: January 12, 2015
Stage 2: Submission of Draft Paper or Brief for Review: January 26, 2015

Note: In order to submit a draft paper or brief for review at Stage 2,
authors must first register and submit a tentative title and abstract at
Stage 1.

Program Chair: Xianwen Kong
Heriot-Watt University
X.Kong at hw.ac.uk

Conference Chair: Anurag Purwar
Stony Brook University, NY
anurag.purwar at stonybrook.edu

Anurag Purwar, Ph.D.
2015 ASME Mechanisms & Robotics Conference Chair
Research Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2300 USA
Phone: (631)632-8542, Fax: (631)632-8544

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