exhibits 3The IEEE Robotics & Automation Society is a volunteer-driven society with over 15,000 members around the world. The RAS society aims to support its members by fostering the advancement of innovation, education, and fundamental and applied research in robotics and automation. 

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IEEE RAS has more than 40 Technical Committees to encourage research in specific areas. Join the committee in the sector related to your area.


Aerial Robotics and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Agricultural Robotics and Automation
Algorithms for Planning and Control of Robot Motion Automation in Health Care Management
Automation in Logistics Autonomous Ground Vehicles and Intelligent Transportation Systems
Bio Robotics Cognitive Robotics
Collaborative Automation for Flexible Manufacturing Computer & Robot Vision
Cyborg & Bionic Systems Digital Manufacturing and Human-Centered Automation
Energy, Environment, and Safety Issues in Robotics and Automation Haptics
Human Movement Understanding Human-Robot Interaction & Coordination
Humanoid Robotics Marine Robotics
Mechanisms and Design Micro/Nano Robotics and Automation
Mobile Manipulation Model-Based Optimization for Robotics
Multi-Robot Systems Neuro-Robotics Systems
Performance Evaluation & Benchmarking of Robotic and Automation Systems Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics
RoboCup Robot Ethics
Robot Learning Robotic Hands, Grasping and Manipulation
Robotics and Automation in Nuclear Facilities Robotics Research for Practicality
Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics Semiconductor Manufacturing Automation
Smart Buildings Soft Robotics
Software Engineering for Robotics and Automation Space Robotics
Surgical Robotics Sustainable Production Automation
Telerobotics Verification of Autonomous Systems
Wearable Robotics Whole-Body Control

An industry calendar with RAS featured conferences including: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), IEEE Conference on Automation Sciences and Engineering (CASE), IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), and those listed here on the website.

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