IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
IEEE/RAS Technical Committee on Wearable Robotics

Activities

  • Guest Editors (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno), Special Issue on Wearable Robotics for motion Assistance and Rehabilitation, IEEE TNSRE, Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, scheduled for December 2016. http://tnsre.embs.org/2014/07/03/call-papers-wearable-robotics-motion-assistance-rehabilitation/
  • Guest Editors (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno), Special Issue on Wearable Robotics for motion Assistance and Rehabilitation, Elsevier, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2015 http://www.journals.elsevier.com/robotics-and-autonomous-systems/call-for-papers/wearable-robotics-for-motion-assistance-and-rehabilitation/
  • Guest Editors (Vitiello, A.J. Ijspeert, and S. Schaal), Special Issue on Bioinspired Motor Control for Articulated Robots, IEEE, Robotics and Automation Magazine, 2016 http://www.ieee-ras.org/about-ras/latest-news/534-call-for-papers-ram-special-issue
  • Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno) of the workshop “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2014”, ICRA 2014, Hong Kong, China http://roboassist2014.com/doku.php
  • Co-Chairs (Vitiello, Mohammed and Moreno) of the Special Session “Wearable robotics for motion assistance and rehabilitation - RoboAssist 2013”, Neurotechnix 2013, Algarve, Portugal http://www.neurotechnix.org/RoboAssist.aspx?y=2013
  • Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2014, Chicago, USA http://lissi.fr/iros-ar2014/doku.php
  • Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2015, Hamburg, Germany http://lissi.fr/iros-ar2015/doku.php
  • Co-Chair (Mohammed) of the Workshop “Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human Environment”, IROS 2013, Tokyo, Japan http://lissi.fr/iros-ar/doku.php
  • Local organizer (Vitiello) of the International Workshop on Human-Friendly Robotics 2014, Pontedera, Pisa, Italy http://sssa.bioroboticsinstitute.it/workshops/HR2014
  • Scientific Coordinator (Vitiello) of the EU FP7-ICT-CYBERLEGs Project (http://www.cyberlegs.eu) which aimed at developing novel wearable robots (both prostheses and orthoses) to assist the gait of transfemoral amputees.
  • Scientific Coordinator (Moreno) of the EU FPT7-ICT-BETTER Project (http://www.car.upm-csic.es/bioingenieria/better/) which aimed at improving stroke rehabilitation with Wearable Exoskeletons and Robotic Gait Trainers based on a Top-Down approach.
  • Scientific Coordinator (Moreno) of the EU FPT7-ICT-BioMot Project (http://biomotproject.eu). BioMot proposes a cognitive architecture for Wearable Robots exploiting neuronal control and learning mechanisms which main goal is to enable positive co-adaptation and seamless interaction with humans.
  • Co-Chair (Moreno) of Workshop “Wearable Lower Limb Exoskeletons” at the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics. BioRob 2008, Arizona, USA.
  • Co-Chair (Moreno) of the Workshop “Innovative Technologies for Rehabilitation Exoskeleton” at the IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, BioRob 2012, Rome, Italy.
  • Executive Board Member (Walsh), Cybathlon http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/
  • Local organizer (Walsh) of the 6th International Wyss Symposium, Bioinspired Robotics , Boston, MA http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewevent/453/
  • Vice-Chair (Wang), Committee of Rehabilitation Engineering, Beijing Association of Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • WearRAcon 16 – (Sugar) Organizer of a IEEE Technically co-sponsored conference on Wearable Robotics building a collaboration with industry.
  • IEEE RAS Standing Committee for Standards Activities – (Sugar) Organizer of a group to study and classify wearable robots and determine which existing standards apply and what new standards should be developed.
  • Workshop Co-Chair (Hasegawa) of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2015.
  • Organized Session Co-Chair (Hasegawa) of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 2014, 2015
  • Administrative Committee of RAS (Hasegawa), 2014.
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief (Hasegawa) of ROBOMECH Journal (Springer).
  • Dupty Chief Editor (Hasegawa) Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 2010-2013.
  • Associate Vice President (Hasegawa) of RAS TAB, 2008-2009.
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