2020 Best Paper Award Results

Chosen from a pool of 273 papers

2020 Winner

Hiroshi Matsuki,  Kenta Nagano, and Yasutaka Fujimoto: “Bilateral Drive Gear—A Highly Backdrivable Reduction Gearbox for Robotic Actuators”; IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 2661-2673, December 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2946403.

For the innovative method for maximizing two-way drive efficiencies of back-drivable gearboxes.

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Finalists

F. Xu, H. Wang, J. Wang, K. W. S. Au and W. Chen, “Underwater Dynamic Visual Servoing for a Soft Robot Arm With Online Distortion Correction,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 979-989, June 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2908242.

J. Yu and L. Zhang, “Reversible Swelling and Shrinking of Paramagnetic Nanoparticle Swarms in Biofluids With High Ionic Strength,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 154-163, Feb. 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2018.2876617.

L. Han, W. Xu, B. Li and P. Kang, “Collision Detection and Coordinated Compliance Control for a Dual-Arm Robot Without Force/Torque Sensing Based on Momentum Observer,”in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 2261-2272, Oct. 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2934141.

W. Jeon, A. Zemouche and R. Rajamani, “Tracking of Vehicle Motion on Highways and Urban Roads Using a Nonlinear Observer,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 644-655, April 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2892700.

Y. Lee et al., “Flexible Gait Enhancing Mechatronics System for Lower Limb Assistance (GEMS L-Type),” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 1520-1531, Aug. 2019, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2019.2922977.