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Recent Activities of the Technical Committee

The technical committee is sponsoring and organizing different activities among which we can list:

  • Two major organized conferences Haptic Symposium and Worldhaptics
  • Technical sponsorship of 1 journal, IEEE Transactions on Haptics

More in detail:


Conferences and related events

  • The 5th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and IEEE Haptic Symposium will be held on April 14-17, 2013 at Daejon, Korea, General Chair Prof. Don-Soo Kwon see
  • The Eurohaptics 2012 conference was held in Tampere, Finland, on June 12-15. Visit the conference web-site for further information <a href="">Eurohaptics 2012</a>
  • The Haptic Symposium 2012 was held in Vancouver, Canada, on March 4-7. Visit the conference web-site for further information. The conference included a celebrative retrospective of 20 years of Haptic Symposium
  • Within next ICRA 2014, the TCH is endorsing the workshop “Hand synergies - how to tame the complexity of grasping"


Student exchange programs

The Technical Committee on Haptics (TCH) held continuously since last two years the Student Exchange Program for Cross-Disciplinary Fertilization. The program covers the travel expenses for a short-term exchange between two laboratories, with emphasis towards activities of cross-disciplinary fertilization. Applications are sought from any member of the TCH who proposes an interdisciplinary research activity.


Career Awards:

The 2011 'TCH Early Career Award' was assigned to Prof. Seungmoon Choi, POSTECH;, while Prof. Allison Okamura, Stanford University,  was the recipient of the 2009 award, for their distinguished service to the community and scientific achievements