HISTORY OF ISMCR AND TC17 MEETINGS

IMEKO TC-17 was formed in 1987 and the committee started its international symposium in 1988 starting at Houston NASA/Johnson Space Center and named it ISMCR, the International Symposium on Measurement and Control in Robotics and the rest is history.

1987-2018

Chair: Prof. Dr. Susumu Tachi, Japan

Scientific Secretary: Dr. Zafar Taqvi, USA

  • 1st Houston, USA 1988
  • 2nd Houston, USA 1990
  • 3rd Beijing, China 1991
  • 4th Tsukuba, Japan 1992
  • 5th Torino, Italy 1993
  • 6th Houston, USA 1994
  • 7th Smolenice, Slovakia 1995
  • 8th Brussels, Belgium 1996
  • 9th Tampere, Finland 1997
  • 10th Prague, Czech 1998
  • 11th Tokyo, Japan 1999
  • 12th Vienna, Austria 2000
  • 13th London, UK 2001
  • 14th Bourges, France 2002
  • 15th Madrid, Spain 2003
  • 16th Houston, USA 2004
  • 17th Brussels, Belgium 2005
  • 18th Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2006
  • 19th Warsaw, Poland 2007
  • 20th Bangalore, India 2008
  • 21th Lisbon, Portugal 2009
  • 22nd Mons, Belgium 2018

In 2018 Prof. Tachi resigned and IMEKO elected Dr Zafar Taqvi at the Congress at Belfast as the new TC-17 chair. The new committee was organized and voted to nominate Prof Tachi as Chair Emeritus which was approved by IMEKO.

MEMBERS OF IMEKO TC-17 COMMITTEE 2019

Dr. Zafar Taqvi/USA,  TC17 Chair

Prof. Yvan Baudoin/ BELGIUM,  TC17 Vice Chair

Prof. Masahiko Inami/ JAPAN,  TC17 Scientific Secretary

Prof. Dr. Susumu Tachi/ JAPAN,  TC17 Chair Emeritus

  • Prof. Jaromir Volf/CZECH REPUBLIC
  • Prof. Toshio Fukuda/JAPAN
  • Prof. K. T. V. Grattan/UNITED KINGDOM
  • Prof. Peter Kopacek/AUSTRIA
  • Prof. Andrzej Maslowski/POLAND
  • Ms. Xue Zi/CHINA
  • Prof. Andrej Babinec/SLOVAKIA
  • Prof. Karsten Berns/GERMANY
  • Prof. Ioan Doroftei/ROMANIA
  • Prof. Jean-Guy Fontaine/ITALY
  • Prof. Valery Gradetsky/RUSSIA
  • Assoc. Prof Bálint Kiss/HUNGARY
  • Prof. Lino Marques/PORTUGAL
  • Prof. Giovanni Muscato/ITALY