Invited Speakers

Alin Albu-Schäffer

German Aerospace Center (DLR), GER
Controlled Compliance, SEA, VIA: how close do we get to biological muscle performance?

Avik De

KOD*Lab, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Platform design using dynamic motor, electronics, and transmission models

Yasutaka Fujimoto

Yokohama National University, JPN
Design of highly backdirvable reduction gears for robotic actuators

Masayuki Inaba

University of Tokyo, JPN
Humanoid Activities and Evaluations for Actuator, Controller and Systems

Nic Radford

Houston Mechatronics, USA
Title coming soon…

Hae-Won Park

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, USA
Design of a Torque-Controlled Actuator for Dynamic Maneuvers

Bram Vanderborght

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE
When to select a locking mechanism, serial or parallel spring as part of actuation topology

Arne Wahrburg

ABB Robotics & Automation, GER
Torque Controlled Actuators for Industrial Manipulators – From “Feels Good” to Quantifiable Performance Criteria