IROS 2020 Award Recipients Honored

Congratulations to all International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2020) award recipients! Due to the virtual nature of the event, we are saddened that these individuals could not be recognized in person.

IROS Toshio Fukuda Young Professional Award

“For contributions to the advancement of MRI guided robotic systems”

IROS Best Paper Award 

SwingBot: Learning Physical Features from In-Hand Tactile Exploration for Dynamic Swing-Up Manipulation
Chen Wang, Shaoxiong Wang, Branden Romero, Filipe Fernandes Veiga and Edward Adelson

IROS Best Student Paper Award 

Computational Design of Balanced Open Link Planar Mechanisms with Counterweights from User Sketches
Takuto Takahashi, Hiroshi G. Okuno, Shigeki Sugano, Stelian Coros and Bernhard Thomaszewski

IROS Best Paper Award on Cognitive Robotics 

Representation and Experience-Based Learning of Explainable Models for Robot Action Execution
Alex Mitrevski, Paul G. Plöger and Gerhard Lakemeyer

IROS Best RoboCup Paper Award 

Real-Time Constrained Nonlinear Model Predictive Control on SO(3) for Dynamic Legged Locomotion
Seungwoo Hong, Joon-Ha Kim and Hae-Won Park

IROS Best Paper Award on Robot Mechanisms and Design 

FreeBOT: A Freeform Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robot with Arbitrary Connection Point: Design and Implementation
Guanqi Liang, Haobo Luo, Ming Li, Huihuan Qian and Tin Lun Lam

IROS Best Entertainment and Amusement Paper Award

Towards Micro Robot Hydrobatics: Vision-based Guidance, Navigation, and Control for Agile Underwater Vehicles in Confined Environments
Daniel Andre Duecker, Nathalie Bauschmann, Tim Hansen, Edwin Kreuzer and Robert Seifried

IROS Best Paper Award on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 

Autonomous Spot: Long-Range Autonomous Exploration of Extreme Environments with Legged Locomotion
Amanda Bouman, Muhammad Fadhil Ginting, Nikhilesh Alatur, Matteo Palieri and David D. Fan

IROS Best Paper Award on Agri-Robotics 

Unsupervised Domain Adaptation for Transferring Plant Classification Systems to New Field Environments, Crops, and Robots
Dario Gogoll, Philipp Lottes, Jan Weyler, Nik Petrinic and Cyrill Stachniss

IROS Best Application Paper Award 

MHYRO: Modular HYbrid RObot for Contact Inspection and Maintenance in Oilandgas Plants
Abraham López, Pedro Sanchez-Cuevas, Alejandro Suarez, Ámbar Soldado and Anibal Ollero

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