Best Paper Award, given by the 17th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS-16) for the poster entitled “Evaluating Multi-Robot Teamwork in Varied Environments” by Eric Schneider (Liverpool), Dr. Elizabeth Sklar (KCL) and Simon Parsons (KCL)
Best Paper Award, given by the 3rd IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, BUAA, Beijing for the paper entitled “A Novel Reconfigurable 7R Linkage with Multifurcation” by Zhang, Ketao, Müller, Andreas and Dai Jian S.
Best Poster Award, given by the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, The Royal Society, London, UK for the poster entitled “Origami-Inspired SMA Actuated Constant Velocity Coupling for Dexterous Telesurgical Robot and Self-Morphing Medical Robots,” by Zhang, K., Salerno, M. and Dai, J.S.
Min Li’s paper on article “Multi-fingered haptic palpation utilizing granular jamming stiffness feedback actuators” has been selected for the Smart Materials and Structures ‘Highlights of 2014’ brochure.
Anuradha Ranasinghe‘s paper presented at IEEE SMC2013 has been nominated for the Franklin Taylor Memorial Award for the best paper and the Best Student Paper Award.
Professor Jian S Dai from the Department of Informatics was presented the “Innovation Award” by the Chinese Mechanisms Committee at the 10th International Conference on Mechanism and Machine Sciences on 18 July.
SAGE Best Paper Award, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, for the paper entitled “Soil type identification for autonomous excavation based on dissipation energy,” by Dai, J.S., Lam, H. K. and Vahed, S. M., Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Proc. IMechE, 225(1): 35-50.
Best Poster Award, given by the Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics, The Royal Society, London, UK for the poster entitled “Design of a flexural transmission for a dexterous telesurgical robot for throat and upper airway: a preliminary result,” by Kuo, C. H., Taylor, R. H., Dai, J.S. and Iordachita.
SAGE Best Paper Award, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, for the paper entitled “Inversekinematics-based control of a redundantly actuated platform for rehabilitation,” by Saglia, J. A., Tsagarakis, N. G., Dai, J.S. and Caldwell, D. G., Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Proc. IMechE, 223(1): 53-70.