AWARDS

IEEE ROBIO 2018

Awards Committee Chair:

Youfu Li, City University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG, CHINA

Awards Committee Members:

Heping Chen, Texas State University, USA

Zhidong Wang, Chiba Institute of Technology, JAPAN

Wataru Takano, Osaka University, JAPAN

 

Best Conference Paper 

Free Sensor Array based Relative Localization System for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Yangxin Xu and Max Meng, HONG KONG, CHINA

 

T. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics

Bin Picking of Reflective Steel Parts using a Dual-Resolution Convolutional Neural Network Trained in a Simulated Environment

Jonatan S. Dyrstad, Marianne Bakken, Esten I. Grotli, Helene Schulerud and John Reidar Mathiassen, NORWAY

Vision Based Cable Assembly in Constrained Environment

Chenhang Jiao, Xin Jiang, Xiang Li and Yunhui Liu, CHINA

 

Best Paper in Biomimetics 

Design and Implementation of Jumping Robot with Multi-springs Based on the Coupling of Polyarticular

Lei Wang, Fei Meng, Huaxin Liu, Xuxiao Fan, Ryuki Sato, Aiguo Ming and Qiang Huang, CHINA

 

Best Student Papers

A Robust Dual-axis Virtual Reality Platform for Closed-loop Analysis of Insect Flight

Kiaran Lawson and Mandyam Srinivasan, AUSTRALIA

 

Finalists of Best Conference Paper

Development of a Surgical Simulator for Training Retraction of Tissue with an Encountered-type Haptic Interface Using MR Fluid

Teppei Tsujita, Kazuya Sase, Xiaoshuai Chen, Masashige Tomita, Atsushi Konno, Masano Nakayama, Atsuhiro Nakagawa, Koyu Abe and Masaru Uchiyama, JAPAN

Modeling and Experimental Tests for the Voltage-Induced Response of a Circular Dielectric Elastomer Actuator

Guoteng Zhang, Yang Tian, Taihei Kawabata and Shugen Ma, JAPAN

Free Sensor Array based Relative Localization System for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

Yangxin Xu and Max Meng, HONG KONG, CHINA

Influence of Filling Strategies on the Tensile Strength and Anisotropic Properties of Droplet-based 3D-printed Parts

Konstantin Struebig, Felix Diller and Tim C. Lueth, GERMANY

Online Adaptive and LSTM-based Trajectory Generation of Lower Limb Exoskeletons for Stroke Rehabilitation

Feng-Yan Liang, Chun-Hao Zhong, Xuan Zhao, Davide Lo Castro, Bing Chen, Fei Gao and Wei-Hsin Liao, HONG KONG, CHINA

 

Finalists of T. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics

Vision Based Cable Assembly in Constrained Environment

Chenhang Jiao, Xin Jiang, Xiang Li and Yunhui Liu, CHINA

A Grasp Pose Detection Scheme With an End-to-End CNN Regression Approach

Hu Cheng and Max Meng, HONG KONG, CHINA

Coral Identification and Counting by an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Md Modasshir, Sharmin Rahman, Oscar Youngquist and Ioannis Rekleitis, USA

Perception of Vehicle and Traffic Dynamics Using Visual-Inertial Sensors for Assistive Driving

Yinlong Zhang, Wei Liang, Hongsheng He and Jindong Tan, CHINA

Bin Picking of Reflective Steel Parts using a Dual-Resolution Convolutional Neural Network Trained in a Simulated Environment

Jonatan S. Dyrstad, Marianne Bakken, Esten I. Grotli, Helene Schulerud and John Reidar Mathiassen, NORWAY

 

Finalists of Best Paper in Biomimetics

A Pneumatically-Actuated Variable-Stiffness Robot Arm Using Parallel Flexures

Venkatasubramanian Kalpathy Venkiteswaran, Ruiqi Hu and Hai-jun Su, USA

Design of an Integrated Hand-foot End-effector for Multi-legged Robots

Kun Xu, Bin Li, Peijin Zi, Xilun Ding and Wei Ji, CHINA

Design and Implementation of Jumping Robot with Multi-springs Based on the Coupling of Polyarticular

Lei Wang, Fei Meng, Huaxin Liu, Xuxiao Fan, Ryuki Sato, Aiguo Ming and Qiang Huang, CHINA

OrumBot: Origami-based Deformable Robot Inspired By An Umbrella Structure

Hritwick Banerjee, Sakshi Kakde and Hongliang Ren, SINGAPORE

 

Finalists of Best Student Paper

A Robust Dual-axis Virtual Reality Platform for Closed-loop Analysis of Insect Flight

Kiaran Lawson and Mandyam Srinivasan, AUSTRALIA

Design of a Sliding-Pin Needle Driver for a Continuum Surgical Robot

Zhaoyu Zhang, Zhonghao Wu, Lingyun Zeng, Weihao Zhang and Kai Xu, CHINA

Research on Single Cell Precision Cutting Technology Based on Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Vibration

Xiwei Gao, Haibo Huang, Liguo Chen, Su Yan, Yaqing Li and Lining Sun, CHINA

Central Pattern Generator Control for a Biomimetic Robot Fish in Maneuvering

Fengran Xie and Ruxu Du, HONG KONG, CHINA