2018 Best Paper Award Results

Chosen from a pool of 286 papers

Winner

 

The 2018 IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Best Paper Award

 is presented to

Donghyun Kim, Junhyeok Ahn, Orion Campbell, Nicholas Paine, and
Luis Sentis

for the paper entitled

“Investigations of a Robotic Test Bed With Viscoelastic Liquid Cooled Actuators”

published in

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 2704-2714, December 2018

For the innovative approach to the design and development of an actuator with sustained high torque output

To read the 2018 best paper go here.

Finalists

D. H. Shin and J. Cho, “Design and Development of a Tri-Coil Bellows Transducer for RW-Drive Implantable Middle-Ear Hearing Aid Using FEA,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1436-1444, June 2018, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2809007.

J. Kuan, K. A. Pasch and H. M. Herr, “A High-Performance Cable-Drive Module for the Development of Wearable Devices,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1238-1248, June 2018, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2822764.

R. T. Mallea, A. Bolopion, J. Beugnot, P. Lambert and M. Gauthier, “Closed-Loop Particle Motion Control Using Laser-Induced Thermocapillary Convective Flows at the Fluid/Gas Interface at Micrometric Scale,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1543-1554, Aug. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2843887.

Y. B. Kim, U. Kim, D. Seok, J. So, Y. H. Lee and H. R. Choi, “Torque Sensor Embedded Actuator Module for Robotic Applications,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1662-1672, Aug. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2850962.

Z. Li, T. Zhao, F. Chen, Y. Hu, C. Su and T. Fukuda, “Reinforcement Learning of Manipulation and Grasping Using Dynamical Movement Primitives for a Humanoidlike Mobile Manipulator,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 121-131, Feb. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2017.2717461.