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

2019- Toronto, Canada

2018- Beijing, China

2017- Birmingham, USA

2016- Cancun, Mexico

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