6 May 2014: Our colleague Dr. Mike Stilman, General-Chair of Humanoids´2013 and emerging robotics leader at Georgia Tech, passed away in Atlanta. This is a shocking loss for all robotics community. He will be sorely missed. Our deepest condolences to his wife Akiko and his parents. Read More

Recent Activities of the Technical Committee

The major activities of the TC include the annual IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, which is the internationally recognized prime event of the humanoid robotics community. The conference is sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
The next Humanoids conference will be held in Cancun, Mexico, on November 15-17, 2016. For more information, please visit the conferene website.


The level of interest in humanoid robotics research continues to grow, with an increasing number of submitted papers to the Humanoids Conference (yearly more than 200 submitted papers since 2009).

The Humanoids 2013 conference was held in Atlanta, USA and Humanoids 2014 will be held in Madrid, Spain. Several workshops are yearly organized in conjunction with the conference (approx. 40 workshops since 2004).  In addition, several workshops were organized be members of the TC at ICRA and IROS, which focus on key topics related to humanoid robotics.


For more information on the IEEE RAS International Conference on Humanoids Robots, please click here.

Past Conferences

2015 - Seoul, Korea
2014 - Madrid, Spain
2013 - Atlanta, USA
2012 - Osaka, Japan
2011 - Bled, Slovenia
2010 - Nashville, USA
2009 - Paris, France
2008 - Daejeon, Korea
2007 - Pittsburgh, USA
2006 - Genova, Italy
2005 - Tsukuba, Japan
2004 - Santa Monica, USA
2003 - Karlsruhe & Munich, Germany
2001 - Tokyo, Japan
2000 - Boston, USA