Conference Activities Board

The Conference Activities Board shall be responsible for the management and planning of all of the conference and meeting activities of the Society. This includes monitoring the quality of any publications associated with any of these conference activities. It shall also monitor and coordinate all conference operating committees and carry out all the long-term conference planning for Society meetings. This Board shall be charged with keeping itself informed of all meetings which are in areas covered by the Field of Interest of the Society and shall advise the AdCom about the participation of the Society in such meetings.

In conjunction with the Member Activities Board, the Conference Activities Board will provide oversight on the selection and operation of the RAS Technical Education Programs and RAS-sponsored competitions.

RAS financially sponsors approximately 10 conferences, co-sponsors 15 more, and technically sponsors 15 others. The Conference Activities Board manages this large conference portfolio through four committees: 

  • Conference Finance Committee (CAB-F)
  • Conference Publications Committee (CAB-P)
  • Conference Technical Programs Committee (CAB-T)
  • Conference Operations Committee (CAB-O)

The Conference Technical Programs CPast VP - Senior Advisorommittee (formerly Steering Committee for Technical Programs, SCTP) oversees the technical planning and content of conferences. It also oversees the Conference Editorial Board, which is charged with reviewing papers for ICRA.


Vice President

Paul Oh portrait
Paul Oh
Vice President- Conference Activities
University of Nevada
Las Vegas (NV), USA

 

Associate Vice President - Conference Finance

Jianwei Zhang portrait
Jianwei Zhang
Associate Vice President- Conference Finance
University of Hamburg
Hamburg, Germany

Associate Vice President - Conference Operations

Emel Demircan portrait
Emel Demircan
Associate Vice President- Conference Operations
California State University
Long Beach (CA), USA

Associate Vice President - Conference Publications

Hyunglae Lee portrait
Hyunglae Lee
Associate Vice President- Conference Publications
Arizona State University
Tempe, (AZ) USA

Associate Vice President - Technical Program

Luis Sentis portrait
Luis Sentis
Associate Vice President- Technical Programs
University of Texas at Austin
Austin (TX), USA

Competitions Committee Chair

Hyungpil Moon portrait
Hyungpil Moon
Competitions Committee Chair
Sungkunkwan University
2066 Seoburo, Jangan-gu, Suwon, Korea(ROK)

Members

Kaspar Althoefer portrait
Kaspar Althoefer
Members
Queen Mary University of London
London, UK
Nancy Amato portrait
Nancy Amato
Members
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana (IL), USA
Tamim Asfour portrait
Tamim Asfour
Members
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany
Fan-Tien Cheng portrait
Fan-Tien Cheng
Members
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, TAIWAN
Kyu-jin Cho portrait
Kyu-jin Cho
Members
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
Jaydev Desai portrait
Jaydev Desai
Members
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta (GA), USA
Maria Pia Fanti portrait
Maria Pia Fanti
Members
Polytechnic of Bari
Bari, Italy
Yasuhisa Hasegawa portrait
Yasuhisa Hasegawa
Members
Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan
Serena Ivaldi portrait
Serena Ivaldi
Members
INRIA Nancy Grand-Est
Villers-lès-Nancy, France
Vijay Kumar portrait
Vijay Kumar
Members
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (PA), United States
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Tony Maciejewski
Members
Colorado State University
Fort Collins (CO), USA
Hiromi Mochiyama portrait
Hiromi Mochiyama
Members
University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Japan
Yoshihiko Nakamura portrait
Yoshihiko Nakamura
Members
University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
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Marcia K. O'Malley
Members
Rice University
Houston (TX), USA
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George Pappas
Members
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (PA), USA
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Peter Stone
Members
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin (TX), USA
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Enrica Tricomi
Members
Heidelberg University Germany
Heidelberg, Germany
Bram Vanderborght portrait
Bram Vanderborght
Members
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
Michael Yu Wang portrait
Michael Yu Wang
Members
Monash University
Melbourne, Australia

Past Vice President - Senior Advisor

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Torsten Kroeger
Past VP- Senior Advisor
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT)
Karlsruhe, Germany

RAS President

 

Frank Park portrait
Frank Park
President
Seoul National University
Seoul, Republic of Korea
 

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