About the Award

Description: To recognize the best peer-reviewed paper of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM) published in the previous calendar year.
Established: 2016
Prize: A single award of $1,000 to be shared by all authors and certificates for individual authors. If there are multiple authors of a winning paper, they will share the $1,000 prize equally. In the exceptional case that two papers are deemed worthy, the authors of each paper will share a $500 prize equally.
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. 
Eligibility: Authorship or co-authorship of all papers published in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine in the previous calendar year. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations. Recipient(s) need not be members of the IEEE or RAS.
Basis for Judging: The RAM Editorial Board selects the final candidate papers, and the Editor-in-Chief makes the final selection of the winning paper. Scientific and technological excellence will be the unique criterion for judging the papers.
Presentation: At the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in the calendar year following publication of the paper.

 


 

 Winners of the Award

 

2016
Christian Gehring, Stelian Coros, Marco Hutter, Dario Bellicoso, Huub Heijnen, Remo Diethelm, Michael Bloesch, Péter Fankhauser, Jemin Hwangbo, Markus A. Hoepflinger, Roland Siegwart
"Practice Makes Perfect-An Optimization Based Approach to Controlling Agile Motions for a Quadruped Robot"
vol. 23, no. 1, pp. 34-43, 2016

2015
Nicola Bezzo, Ankur Mehta, Cagdas D. Onal, Michael T. Tolley
"Robot Makers: The Future of Digital Rapid Design and Fabrication of Robots"
vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 27-36, 2015

 

About the Award

Description: To recognize the best paper of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) published in the previous calendar year.
Established: 2016
Prize: A single award of $1,000 to be shared by all authors and certificates for individual authors. If there are multiple authors of a winning paper, they will share the $1,000 prize equally. In the exceptional case that two papers are deemed worthy, the authors of each paper will share a $500 prize equally.
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
Eligibility: Authorship or co-authorship of all papers published in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters in the previous calendar year. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations. Recipient(s) need not be members of the IEEE or RAS.
Basis for Judging: The RA-L Senior Editorial Board selects the final candidate papers, and the EiC makes the final selection of the winning paper. Scientific and technological excellence will be the unique criterion for judging the papers.
Presentation: At the annual IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in the calendar year following publication of the paper.

 


 

Winners of the Award

 

2016 - TWO RECIPIENTS THIS YEAR!

Teun Bartelds, Alex Capra, Salua Hamaza, Stefano Stramigioli, Matteo Fumagalli
"Compliant Aerial Manipulators: Toward a New Generation of Aerial Robotic Workers"
vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 477-483, 2016

Michael. C. Yip, David B. Camarillo
"Model-Less Hybrid Position/Force Control: A Minimalist Approach for Continuum Manipulators in Unknown, Constrained Environments"
vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 844-851, 2016

 

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