Activities

Organized Events


1. Conferences
WearRAcon 17 – (Sugar), April 19 – 21, 2017 at HYATT REGENCY PHOENIX, 122 North Second Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
WearRAcon 16 – (Sugar) Organizer of a IEEE Technically co-sponsored conference on Wearable Robotics building a collaboration with industry.
WeRob 2016 Symposium, http://www.wearablerobotics.com/wearracon-16/

2. Workshops

- Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed, Moreno, Walsh) of the workshop “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2016”, IROS 2016, Daejeon, Korea, http://roboassist.net/IROS2016_WS/doku.php/start

- Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2016, Daejeon, Korea, http://lissi.fr/iros-ar2016/doku.php

- Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno) of the workshop “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2015”, ICORR 2015, Singapore

- Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2015, Hamburg, Germany http://lissi.fr/iros-ar2015/doku.php

- Local organizer (Walsh) of the 6th International Wyss Symposium, Bioinspired Robotics, Boston, MA, 2015, http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewevent/453/

- Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno) of the workshop “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2014”, ICRA 2014, Hong Kong, China http://roboassist2014.com/doku.php

- Local organizer (Vitiello) of the International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics 2014, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy http://sssa.bioroboticsinstitute.it/workshops/HR2014

- Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2014, Chicago, USA http://lissi.fr/iros-ar2014/doku.php

- Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2013, Tokyo, Japan http://lissi.fr/iros-ar/doku.php

- Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno) of the Special Session “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2013”, Neurotechnix 2013, Algarve, Portugal http://www.neurotechnix.org/RoboAssist.aspx?y=2013

- Co-Chair (Moreno) of the Workshop “Innovative Technologies for Rehabilitation Exoskeleton” at the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2012, Rome, Italy.

3. Special Issues in Journals

- Guest Editors (Vitiello), Special Issue on Bioinspired Motor Control for Articulated Robots, IEEE, Robotics and Automation Magazine, 2016 http://www.ieee-ras.org/about-ras/latest-news/534-call-for-papers-ram-special-issue

- Guest Editors (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno), Special Issue on Wearable Robotics for motion Assistance and Rehabilitation, IEEE TNSRE, Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, scheduled for December 2016. http://tnsre.embs.org/2014/07/03/call-papers-wearable-robotics-motion-assistance-rehabilitation/

- Guest Editors (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno), Special Issue on Wearable Robotics for motion Assistance and Rehabilitation, Elsevier, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2015 http://www.journals.elsevier.com/robotics-and-autonomous-systems/call-for-papers/wearable-robotics-for-motion-assistance-and-rehabilitation/

 4. Books
- Co-editors (Mohammed, Moreno) of a book at Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics - STAR, Springer "Intelligent Assistive Robots - Recent Advances in Assistive Robotics for Everyday Activities", , ISBN : 978-3-319-12921-1, Vol. 106, 2015.


5. Special and Invited sessions
- Organizer (Moreno) of special session at IFESS 2016 on Modelling and control methods for FES systems and/or wearable exoskeletons for rehabilitation or assistance of human movement, https://ifess2016.inria.fr/program/special-session-wearable-robotics/
- Organizer (Moreno) of special session at ICNR/WeRob 2016 on Symbiotic control of Wearable Robotics, The BioMot project, http://werob2016.org/special-sessions/
- Organizer (Walsh) of special session at ICNR/WeRob 2016 on Soft wearable robotics http://werob2016.org/special-sessions/
- Co-organizer (Moreno) of Invited Session on Cyber-Physical Systems for Restoring Human Movement Paralysis at 1st IFAC Conference on Cyber-Physical & Human-Systems 2016.
- Organized Session Co-Chair (Hasegawa) of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2014, 2015


6. Co-chairs board members and Committees
- IEEE RAS Standing Committee for Standards Activities (Sugar) Organizer of a group to study and classify wearable robots and determine which existing standards apply and what new standards should be developed.
- Executive Board Member (Walsh), Cybathlon http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/
- Vice-Chair (Wang), Committee of Rehabilitation Engineering, Beijing Association of Rehabilitation Medicine.
- Workshop Co-Chair (Hasegawa) of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.
- Administrative Committee of RAS (Hasegawa), 2014.
- Deputy Editor-in-Chief (Hasegawa) of ROBOMECH Journal (Springer).
- Dupty Chief Editor (Hasegawa) Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2010-2013.
- Associate Vice President (Hasegawa) of RAS TAB, 2008-2009.

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