Special Sessions

Approved Special Sessions

SS1: Intelligent Sensing Applications for Human Assistive Systems
Naoki Motoi, Kobe University, motoi[@]maritime.kobe-u.ac.jp
Chowarit Mitsantisuk, Kasetsart University, fengcrm[@]ku.ac.th
Hiroshi Igarashi, Tokyo Denki University, h.igarashi[@]mail.dendai.ac.jp
Sota Shimizu, Shibaura Institute of Technology, sota[@]ieee.org

SS2: Nonlinear adaptive robust control of mechatronic systems
Zheng Chen, Zhejiang University, zheng_chen[@]zju.edu.cn
Chuxiong Hu, Tsinghua University, cxhu[@]tsinghua.edu.cn
Yan Gu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Yan_Gu[@]uml.edu
Bin Yao, Purdue University, byao[@]purdue.edu

SS3: Motion Control Technologies for Future Scientific Satellite and Spacecraft Missions
Susumu Hara, Nagoya University, haras[@]nuae.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Kenta Seki, Nagoya Institute of Technology, k-seki[@]nitech.ac.jp

SS4: Disturbance Modelling, Estimation and Active Compensation Control
Dapeng Tian, Chinese Academy of Sciences, d.tian[@]ciomp.ac.cn
Jinhua She, Tokyo University of Technology, she[@]stf.teu.ac.jp
Lei Guo, Beihang University, lguo[@]buaa.edu.cn

SS5: Robot Environment Interaction
Emre Sariyildiz, University of Wollongong, emre[@]uow.edu.au
Barkan Ugurlu, Ozyegin University, barkan.ugurlu[@]ozyegin.edu.tr
Tomoyuki Shimono, Yokohama National University, shimono-tomoyuki-hc[@]ynu.ac.jp
Takahiro Nozaki, Keio University, nozaki[@]sd.keio.ac.jp

SS6: Advanced Design Methods for Complex Mechatronic Systems and Systems of Mechatronic Systems
Johann Reger, Technische Universität Ilmenau, johann.reger[@]tu-ilmenau.de
Michael Ruderman, Universitetet i Agder, michael.ruderman[@]uia.no
Valentin Ivanov, Technische Universität Ilmenau, valentin.ivanov[@]tu-ilmenau.de

SS7: Smart Precision Motion Control in Mechatronic Systems
Kazuaki Ito, Gifu University, kazu_it[@]gifu-u.ac.jp
Kenta Seki, Nagoya Institute of Technology, k-seki[@]nitech.ac.jp
Wataru Ohnishi, The University of Tokyo, ohnishi[@]koseki.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Tom Oomen, Eindhoven University of Technology, T.A.E.Oomen[@]tue.nl

SS8: Power Electronics for Enhancing Mechatronics Control
Kenji Natori, Chiba University, knatori[@]chiba-u.jp
Yuki Yokokura, Nagaoka University of Technology, yokokura[@]vos.nagaokaut.ac.jp
Hiroshi Fujimoto, The University of Tokyo, fujimoto[@]k.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Tomoki Yokoyama, Tokyo Denki University, t-yoko[@]mail.dendai.ac.jp

SS9: Perception and Control of Automated Vehicles
Yafei Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, wyfjlu[@]sjtu.edu.cn
Kanghyun Nam, Yeungnam University, khnam[@]yu.ac.kr
Binh Minh Nguyen, Toyota Tech. Institute, binhminh[@]toyota-ti.ac.jp

Call for Special Session Proposal for ICM2021

The program committee of ICM2021 invites proposals for special sessions (SSs) which focus on a specific topic related to the conference. Prospective organizers of special sessions should post their proposal by e-mail to SS chairs;

Prof. Tomoyuki Shimono, shimono-tomoyuki-hc[@]ynu.ac.jp, Yokohama National University, Japan
Prof. Georg Schitter, Schitter[@]acin.tuwien.ac.at, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Prof. Sehoon Oh, sehoon[@]dgist.ac.kr, DGIST, Korea.

For proposing a special session, the written proposal must be timely submitted.
Please use the template and send the PDF file to the above SS chairs.
The template of Special Session Proposal can be downloaded at: TEMPLATE of SS
In the proposal, following information must be included;

•Title of the special session.
•Names and contact information of minimum 2 and maximum 4 organizers.
(As for organizers, multi-institutional group is mandatory and multi-national group is preferred)
•Description (approximately 100 words), focusing on why the proposed special session is attractive and significant, together with 5-10 keywords of the special session.
•List of potential contributing authors
•List of potential reviewers
•Sponsoring IEEE IES Technical Committee (if any).
∗Before the submission of SS proposal, the organizer(s) should contact TC chair(s) to receive sponsor approval.

After submission, all proposals of special sessions will be evaluated. Once approved, the special session will be announced on ICM2021 web page. The organizers will be responsible for promotion of the special session, coordination of reviews for submitted papers, and moderation of the session at the conference. Following must be taken into account for the approved special sessions;

•A special session must have at least 5 papers after the review process. Special sessions with less accepted papers will be merged with regular technical sessions in the final program.
•An individual cannot be (co-)author of more than two papers in the same special session.
•Papers from organizers cannot exceed 60% of the content of special session.
•Special session organizers will be assigned in the final program to chair the special session.

Deadline for Submission of Special Session Proposal : September 23, 2020