Thanks to many for participating in this year's inaugural TC Best Paper Award process. The co-chairs of the Technical Committee on Model-Based Optimization for Robotics are pleased to announce our winner and finalists.

2019 TC on Model-Based Optimization for Robotics Best Paper Award

Feedback MPC for Torque-Controlled Legged Robots

Ruben Grandia, Farbod Farshidian, René Ranftl, Marco Hutter

IROS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/

 
 

2019 TC on Model-Based Optimization for Robotics Best Paper Award Finalists

Contact-Implicit Trajectory Optimization using Orthogonal Collocation

Amir Patel, Stacey Leigh Shield, Saif Kazi, Aaron M. Johnson, Lorenz T. Biegler

RA-L, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LRA.

 

STANCE: Locomotion Adaptation Over Soft Terrain

Shamel Fahmi, Michele Focchi, Andreea Radulescu, Geoff Fink, Victor Barasuol, Claudio Semini

T-RO, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TRO.

 

 

Many congratulations to all of the winners and finalists! Again, a special thanks to our jury (Katja Mombaur, Russ Tedrake, Eiichi Yoshida, Pierre-Brice Wieber, Nicolas Mansard, and Ludovic Righetti) for their assistance in this process. We look forward to recognizing the great work of our TC with another round of awards next year. The co-chairs of the TC on Model-Based Optimization for Robotics Debora Clever, Adrien Escande, Yue Hu, Patrick Wensing.