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The IEEE ICMA 2021 has been held in Takamatsu, Japan from August 8 to August 11, 2021. Thank you for a successful, record-setting IEEE ICMA 2021.
See you all again at IEEE ICMA 2022 Guilin, China from August 7 to August 10, 2022.

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Conference Awards

Best Student Paper Award:

Position Control for Half-Drone Wheeled Inverted Pendulum Robot
Rintaro Hoji, Shoichi Maeyama, Takuro Kono, Toshinobu Takei, and Shin′ichi Yuta

Intraoperative Kinematic Analysis of Autonomous Cornea Suturing Surgical Robo tfor Keratoplasty
Xiaojing Feng, Xiaodong Zhang, Xiaojun Shi, and Li Li

Toshio Fukuda Best Paper Award in Mechatronics:

Automated Real-time 3D Visual Servoing Control of Single Cell Surgery Processes
Bo Wen Yao, and James K. Mills

Best Paper Award in Automation:

Application of Maximum Hands-off Distributed Control to a Quadrotor Group
Kimiko Motonaka, Takuya Watanabe, Yuhwan Kwon, Masaaki Nagahara, and Seiji Miyoshi

Best Conference Paper Award:

A Back-Support Exoskeleton with a Cable-Driven Series-Parallel Elastic Actuation: Prototype Design and Operational Analysis
Hugo Hung-tin Chan, Hongpeng Liao, Fei Gao, Xuan Zhao, and Wei-Hsin Liao


The 2021 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (IEEE ICMA 2021), which will take place in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan from August 8 to August 11, 2021. Due to the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the IEEE ICMA 2021 will be held in a hybrid format, including simultaneous on-site and cloud meetings. Located in Takamatsu, kagawa, Japan.

Organized Sessions: Proposals with the title, the organizers, and a brief statement of purpose of the session must be submitted to an OS Chair by April 10, 2021. An invited session consists of at least four papers that must be electronically submitted for review using the same procedure for contributed papers.

Contributed Papers: All papers must be submitted in PDF format prepared strictly following the IEEE PDF Requirements for Creating PDF Documents for IEEE Xplore®. The standard number of pages is 6 and the maximum page limit is 8 pages with extra payment for the two extra pages. See detailed instructions in the conference website. All paper accepted by IEEE ICMA 2021 with all conference content will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A & I) databases, also will be indexed by EI.

For detailed up-to-date information, please visit " Prepare Paper Submission ".

Important Dates (US Pacific Time):
April 10, 2021 April 30, 2021(US Pacific Time) Full papers and organized session proposals
May 1, 2021 Proposals for tutorials and workshops
May 15, 2021 Notification of paper and session acceptance
June 1, 2021June 10, 2021(US Pacific Time) Submission of final papers in IEEE

For detailed up-to-date information, please visit " Prepare Paper Submission ".

General Chair: Program Chairs:
Prof. Shuxiang Guo Prof. Keisuke Morishima
Intelligent Mechanical System Engineering Department, Faculty of Eng'g, Kagawa University Graduate School of Engineering Graduate School/ Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University
Hayashi-cho, Takamatsu, 761-0396, Japan 2-1, Yamadaoka, Suita 565-0871, Osaka, Japan
Tel: +81-87-864-2333 Tel: +81-6-6879-7343
E-mail: guo.shuxiang@kagawa-u.ac.jp
E-mail: icma-t@kagawa-u.ac.jp
  Prof. Qinxue Pan
  School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology
  5 South Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District, Beijing, 100081, China
  Tel: +86-137-1609-6968
E-mail: icma-t@kagawa-u.ac.jp
The Robotics Society of Japan Kagawa University Kagawa University The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Japan Society for Precision Engineering The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System (HIT) State Key Laboratory of Robotics and System (HIT) Harbin Engineering University University of Electro-Communications University of Electronic Science and Technology of China Changchun University of Science and Technology