The 2004 IEEE International
Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) is over! The
takes place in Barcelona, Spain, on April 18-22, 2005.
- The IEEE, RAS and ICRA Awards have been presented
at the ICRA Conference Dinner.
ICRA 2004 Award Winners
Best Student Paper Award
Committee Chair: Lynne Parker
Eric L. Faulring, J. Edward Colgate and Michael
A High Performance 6-DOF Haptic Cobot
Kayamori Best Automation
Committee Chair: Art Sanderson
Peng Song, J. C. Trinkley, Vijay Kumar, and Jong-Shi
Design of Part Feeding and Assembly Processes with Dynamics
Yasuhiro Yamada, Nobutaka Torii, Motohiro Gotoh, and Yoshiaki Komura:
Reconfigurable Parts Feeding System Using Arrayed Vibratory
Units Made by Stereolithography
Commitee Chair: Ken Goldberg
Kenji Kaneko, Fumio Kanehiro, Shuuji
Kakota, Kiyoshi Fujiwara, Kensuke Harada, Kazuhito Yokoi, Hirohisa
Hirukawa: Humanoid Robot HRP-2 Promet
Imme Ebert-Uphoff, Anh X.H. Dang, and Robert W. Bush: Theoretical
and Experimental Development of an Active Acceleration Compensation
Platform for the Transport of Delicate Objects
Manipulation Paper Award
Committee Chair: Bruno Siciliano
K. “Gopal” Gopalakrishnan
and Ken Goldberg: D-Space and Deform Closure: A Framework for
Holding Deformable Parts
Vision Paper Award
Commitee Chair: George Lee
R. Ginhoux, J. A. Gangloff, M. F.
de Mathelin: Beating Heart Tracking in Robotic Surgery Using
500 Hz Visual Servoing, Model Predictive Control and an Adaptive
Conference Paper Award
Committee Chair: Bill Hamel
Kemal Berk Yesin and Bradley J.
Nelson: Robust CAD Model Based Visual Tracking for 3D Microassembly
Using Image Space Potentials
O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !
- IEEE Technical Field Award in
Robotics and Automation has been awarded to Joseph
Engelberger, (cit.) "for a lifetime of
achievement in establishing and advancing the field of robotics
and automation worldwide".
- The 2003 King-Sun
Best Transactions Paper Award has been presented to O.
Fukuda, T. Tsuji, M. Kaneko, and A. Otsuka for the paper "A
Human-Assisting Manipulator Teleoperated by EMG Signals and Arm
Motions", published in IEEE Transactions on Robotics and
Automation 19(2):210-222, April 2003.
- The list of Robotics
& Automation Society Awards may be seen at the RAS Web site.
All ICRA related questions should be e-mailed
to the Conference Secretariat at