About the Symposium

Conference Topics

Papers are welcome on topics related to the mechanisms within aspects of theory, design, practice and its applications for robotics, including but not limited to:

  • theoretical and computational kinematics
  • mechanism design
  • experimental mechanics
  • mechanics of robots
  • dynamics of machinery and multi-body systems
  • control issues of mechanical systems
  • innovative mechanisms and applications
  • linkages and manipulators
  • micro-mechanisms
  • machine intelligence
  • mechanism education and history of MMS

Special Tracks:

The conference will host the three special tracks:

General Chairs

Alessandro Gasparetto (University of Udine, Italy)
Marco Ceccarelli (University of Cassino, Italy)

National Organizing Committee

Giovanni Boschetti (University of Padova, Italy, Chair)
Paolo Boscariol (University of Padova, Italy)
Giuseppe Carbone (University of Cassino, Italy)
Paolo Gallina (University of Trieste, Italy)
Giuseppe Quaglia (Polytechnic of Turin, Italy)
Renato Vidoni (University of Bolzano/Bozen, Italy)

Scientific Committee

Marco Ceccarelli (University of Cassino, Italy, Chair)
Ding Xilun (Beihang University, China)
Grigore Gogu (SIGMA Clermont, France)
Mario Acevedo (University Panamericana, Mexico)
Shaoping Bai (Aalborg University, Denmark)
Yukio Takeda (Tokyo Inst Tech., Japan)
Alba Perez (Idaho State University, USA)
Yan Jin (Belfast University, UK)
Erwin Lovasz (Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania)
Said Zeghloul (Poitiers University, France)
Victor Petuya (University of Basque Country, Spain)

Organized by

Polytechnical Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Udine, Italy


IFToMM, International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science
TC for Robotics and Mechatronics
TC for Linkages and Mechanical Controls
IFToMM Italy, Italian Section of IFToMM

Danieli & C.Officine Meccaniche SpA
Danieli Automation
Sistec srl
Fameccanica Spa

Informations on MEDER

Some brfier informations on the IFToMM sponsored conference Mechanism Design for Robotics MEDER are available in this poster, edited by prof. Marco Ceccarelli.

Published on  July 18th, 2018