The 2009 ROBIO will be held in Guilin of Guangxi, a famous tourism city in China on December 18-22, 2009. (Call for Paper)

ROBIO 2008 Best Conference Papers

T.J. Tarn Best Paper Award
"A Mechanical Model of Biological Cells in Microinjection"
Youhua Tan (Suzhou Res. Inst. of City U. of Hong Kong, China), Dong Sun, Wenhao Huang

Best Student Paper Award
"Coordinated Three-Dimensional Robotic Self-Assembly"
Jonathan Kelly (U. of Southern California, USA), Hong Zhang (University of Alberta, Canada)

Best Poster Award
"A Novel Propulsion Mechanism Using a Fin with a Variable-Effective-Length Spring"
Masataka Nakabayashi (Shinshu Univ., Japan), Reiji Kobayashi, Shunichi Kobayashi, Hirohisa Morikawa

Erratum:  The PDF file of paper 0114 in "papers" folder in the conference CDROM should be updated by 0114.pdf.

Conference Schedule


Final Submission

Call for Papers


Workshops and Technical Tour

Organizing Committee



Program Committee


Hotel Reservation


Plenary Talk 1
Feb. 23th, Monday

Human Adaptive Mechtronics and Analysis of Human Emotional Level

Professor Katsuhisa Furuta
President, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Plenary Talk 2
Feb. 24th, Tuesday

Industrial Robotics - Trends and Opportunities in a Changing World

Dr. Sonke Kock
ABB Corporate Research, Sweden

Plenary Talk 3
Feb. 25th, Wednesday

Robotic Technology for Damaged Nervous System

Professor Joel W. Burdick
California Institute of Technology, USA

Important Dates

August 4, 2008: Submission of original PDF full papers & video clips

August 4, 2008: Submission of proposals for tutorials & workshops

October 5, 2008: Notification of paper, video clip and T/W acceptance

October 27, 2008: Submission of final IEEE PDF papers & video clips


The Conference Venue: Imperial Queen's Park Hotel Bangkok

Website updated on March 5, 2009. (c) IEEE Robio 2008 conference.