International Symposium on Measurement and Control in Robotics

Organized byIMEKO Technical Committee TC-17

September 19, 2019 - September 21, 2019

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ismcr symposium committee

  • General Chair
    Dr Zafar Taqvi
    University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA
  • General Vice Chair
    Prof. Yvan Baudoin, Belgium
    Prof. Masahiko Inami, Japan
  • Symposium Advisors
    Prof. Susumu Tachi, Japan
    Norman Chaffee, CLCTS/USA
    Reese Terry, IEEE Fellow
  • Symposium Program Chair
    Dr Thomas L. Harman, UHCL
    Conference Program Committee
  • Finance Chair
    Dr Ishaq Unwala, UHCL/USA
  • Publication chair
    Dr Trung Pham
    University of Talca, Chile
  • Internet/Social Media Liaison
    Sarah Taqvi
    University of Houston, USA
  • Registration Chair
    Dr. Irfan Khan
    Texas A&M University
  • Logistics Coordinator
    Michelle Patrick
    ADAK Digital Inc.

International Program Symposium Committee & Members of the IMEKO Technical Committee on Measurement in Robotics (TC17)

  • Chairman:Dr. Zafar Taqvi, The University of Houston-Clear Lake (USA)
  • Vice Chair:Prof. Yvan Baudoin (Belgium)
  • Scientific Secretary:Prof. Masahiko Inami (Japan)
  • Chair Emeritus:Prof. Susumu Tachi (Japan)
  • Prof. Balint KISS, Budapest BME University (Hungary)
  • Prof. Andrzej Maslowski, NASK (Poland)
  • Prof. Giovanni Muscato, University of Catania (Italy)
  • Prof. Lino Marques, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  • Prof. Valery Gradetsky, Institute for Problems in Mechanics Moscow (Russia)
  • Prof. Peter Kopacek, Technical university TU Wien, IHRT (Austria)
  • Prof. Andrej Babinec, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava(Slovakia)
  • Prof. Karsten Berns, University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
  • Prof. Ioan Dorofte├», Technical University of Iasi (Romania)
  • Prof. Kenneth Grattan, Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)
  • Prof. Jean Guy Fontaine, Centre for Maritime Research and experimentation La Spezia (Italy)
  • Prof. Jaromir Volf, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Cchekislovakia
  • Prof. Toshio Fukuda, IEEE President Elect, Japan
  • Prof. Dusan Simsik, Slovak Republic
  • Ms. Xue Zi, China
  • Dr Dan Stefanescu, Romania
  • Dr Yasuyuki Inoue, Japan
  • Dr Fumihiro Kato, Japan
  • Dr Trung Tat Pham, Chile
  • Dr Johannes Hartwig, Chile
  • Dr Sergio Hernandez, Chile

Paper/Abstract Submission Information HERE


This symposium will focus on various aspects of international research, applications and trends of robotic Innovations for the benefit of humanity, advanced human-robot systems and applied technologies, e.g. in the fields of robotics, telerobotics, simulator platforms and environment and mobile work machines as well as virtual reality/augmented reality and 3D modeling and simulation. The symposium will consist of keynote presentations on the state-of-the-art technology, workshops and topical panels. All papers will have peer review and will be published with IMEKO and IEEE Guidelines.

Symposium topics will include, but are not limited to, the following-

  • Robot Design Innovations
  • Sensors/Smart Sensors their Integration / Fusion
  • Advanced Controls and Actuators
  • New Power Supplies
  • Methods of Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
  • Humanoid , Climbing/Walking, Service, and Autonomous Robots
  • Anthropomorphic Robots/Mobile Robots
  • Tele-existence / Telepresence
  • Augmented Reality / Mixed Reality / Virtual Reality
  • Communication with Realistic Sensations
  • Intelligent CAD and IMS
  • Visual and Auditory Displays
  • Tactile and Force Displays
  • Tools and Techniques for Modeling VR Systems
  • Real Time Computer Simulation
  • Software Architectures for VR
  • VR Interaction and Navigation Techniques, Distributed VR Systems and Motion Tracking
  • VR Input and Output Devices
  • Innovative Applications of VR
  • Human Factors in VR
  • Evaluation of VR Techniques and Systems
  • Internet and VRML Application of VR in all areas
  • Interactive Art and Entertainment
  • Artificial Life
  • Education and Entertainment Robots
  • Medical and Healthcare Robots
  • Micro and Nano Robots
  • Innovative Robotics Applications


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