Congratulations on the Best Paper Award Winners from ICRA 2019 in Montreal, Canada!
2019 Best Conference Paper Award
Michelle A. Lee, Yuke Zhu, Krishnan Srinivasan, Parth Shah, Silvio Savarese, Li Fei-Fei, Animesh Garg, and Jeannette Bohg
"Making Sense of Vision and Touch: Self-Supervised Learning of Multimodal Representations for Contact- Rich Tasks"
2019 Best Student Paper Award
Justin K. Yim, Eric K. Wang, and Ronald Fearing
"Drift-free Roll and Pitch Estimation for High-acceleration Hopping"
2019 Best Paper Award in Automation
Changsheng Dai, Zhuoran Zhang, Yuchen Lu, Guanqiao Shan, Xian Wang, Qili Zhao, and Yu Sun
"Robotic Orientation Control of Deformable Cells"
2019 Best Paper Award in Cognitive Robotics
Keliang He, Andrew Wells, Lydia Kavraki, and Moshe Vardi
"Efficient Symbolic Reactive Synthesis for Finite-Horizon Tasks"
2019 Best Paper Award on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI)
Louis Dankovich and Sarah Bergbreiter
"Gesture Recognition via Flexible Capacitive Touch Electrodes"
2019 Best Paper Award in Medical Robotics
Ali Ebrahimi, Niravkumar Patel, Changyan He, Peter Gehlbach, Marin Kobilarov, and Iulian Iordachita
"Adaptive Control of Sclera Force and Insertion Depth for Safe Robot-Assisted Retinal Surgery"
2019 Best Paper Award in Robot Vision
Xiaohan Fei, Alex Wong, and Stefano Soatto
"Geo-Supervised Visual Depth Prediction"
2019 Best Paper Award in Service Robotics
Fouad Sukkar, Graeme Best, Chanyeol Yoo, and Robert Fitch
"Multi-Robot Region-of-Interest Reconstruction with Dec-MCTS"
2019 Best Paper Award on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Nathan Bucki and Mark Wilfried Mueller
"Design and Control of a Passively Morphing Quadcopter"
2019 Best Paper Award on Mechanisms and Design
Carl John Salaan, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Yoshito Okada, Yusuke Sakai, Kazunori Ohno, and Satoshi Tadokoro
"Development and Experimental Validation of Aerial Vehicle with Passive Rotating Shell on Each Rotor"
2019 King- Sun Fu Memorial Best Paper Award
Elliot Wright Hawkes, Hao Jiang, David L. Christensen, Amy K. Han and Mark R. Cutkosky
"Grasping Without Squeezing: Design and Modeling of Shear-Activated Grippers”
2019 Robotics and Automation Letters Best Paper Award
Bryan Penin, Paolo Robuffo Giordano, and François Chaumette
"Vision-Based Reactive Planning for Aggressive Target Tracking While Avoiding Collisions and Occlusions"
2019 Robotics and Automation Magazine Best Paper Award
Christian Hubicki, Andy Abate, Patrick Clary, Siavash Rezazadeh, Mikhail Jones, Andrew Peekema, Johnathan Van Why, Ryan Domres, Albert Wu, William Martin, Hartmut Geyer and Jonathan Hurst
“Walking and Running with Passive Compliance: Lessons from Engineering: A Live Demonstration of the ATRIAS Biped”
2019 Best Paper Award on Multi-Robot Systems
Hai Zhu, Jelle Juhl, Laura Ferranti, and Javier Alonso-Mora
"Distributed Multi-Robot Formation Splitting and Merging in Dynamic Environments"
2019 Best Paper Award in Robot Manipulation
Chung Hee Kim and Jungwon Seo
"Shallow-Depth Insertion: Peg in Shallow Hole through Robotic In-Hand Manipulation"