Awards

The AIM 2017 Awards has been kindly supported by

The final winners of the AIM 2017 conference has been selected as:

Best Conference Award
Design and Evaluation of Tactile Sensors for the Estimation of Grasped Wire Shape
  Andrea Cirillo, Giuseppe De Maria, Ciro Natale, Salvatore Pirozzi

Univesità degli Studi della Campania, Italy

Best Student Paper Award
Simultaneous Tracking and Incremental Registration for Modeling 3D Handheld Objects
  Krishneel Chand Chaudhary, Xiangyu Chen, Wesley Patrick Chan, Kei Okada, and Masayuki Inaba

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Besides the papers above, the following papers have been nominated by the AIM 2017 Award Committee:
Best Conference Paper Award Finalists

TuAT5.6 On Performance Measurement for A Heterogeneous Planar Field Sensor Network
  Farsam Farzadpour, Xuebo Zhang, Tong Zhang, Xiang Chen ~ University of Windsor, Canada and Nankai University, China

 

TuBT2.5 Design and Characterization of a Novel High-Compliance Spring for Robots with Soft Joints
  Francesca Negrello, Manuel Giuseppe Catalano, Manolo Garabini, Mattia Poggiani, Darwin G. Caldwell, Nikos Tsagarakis, Antonio Bicchi  ~ Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia and University of Pisa, Italy

 

TuCT3.3 Design and Evaluation of Tactile Sensors for the Estimation of Grasped Wire Shape
  Andrea Cirillo, Giuseppe De Maria, Ciro Natale, Salvatore Pirozzi ~ Univesità degli Studi della Campania, Italy

 

TuCT6.5 Robust Dexterous Manipulation under Object Dynamics Uncertainties
  Yongxiang Fan, Liting Sun, Minghui Zheng, Wei Gao, and Masayoshi Tomizuka  ~ University of California, Berkeley, USA and School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University, China

 

Best Student Paper Award Finalists 

 

TuAT4.1 Precision LARC Motion Control of an Industrial Biaxial Mechatronic System for Complex Contours Based on a Generalized GTCF Coordination Mechanism
  Ze Wang, Chuxiong Hu, Yu Zhu, and Bin Yao ~ Tsinghua University, China and Purdue University, USA

 

TuAT6.3 STAIR3D: Simultaneous Tracking and Incremental Registration for Modeling 3D Handheld Objects
  Krishneel Chand Chaudhary, Xiangyu Chen, Wesley Patrick Chan, Kei Okada, and Masayuki Inaba ~ The University of Tokyo, Japan

 

TuBT1.1 Tongue-Operated Joystick Device with Reaction Force Feedback Mechanism
  Shiny Kajikawa and Taku Ohba ~ Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan

 

TuCT1.1 3D Printing of Smart Materials for Robotics with Variable Stiffness and Position Feedback
  Yang Yang and Yonghua Chen ~ The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

TuCT6.6 Self-Locking Underactuated Mechanism for Robotic Gripper
  Jui Hsu, Eiichi Yoshida, Kensuke Harada, and Abderrahmane Kheddar ~ University of Tsukuba, Japan, and Osaka University, Japan, and CNRS-AIST JRL (Joint Robotics Laboratory), France