MEROSTA 2014: The 2014 International Conference on
Mechatronics and Robotics, Structural Analysis

Santorini Island, Greece, July 17-19, 2014

About the Conference

* The 2014 International Conference on Mechatronics and Robotics, Structural Analysis is an international forum for scientists and engineers to present their latest research and development results in all areas of Mechatronics, Robotics, Structural Analysis and their possible advanced applications in real life.The Conference has a distinguished Organizing Committee, Steering and Program Committee with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the conference maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage.  All the papers are subject to peer, thorough, strict review by committees' members or 2 or 3 additional reviewers.
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Invited Speakers

* The Proceedings of the Conference will be published in CD-ROM and Hard-Copy (as book) with all the accepted and registered papers of the conferences and will be indexed in: ISI (Thomson Reuters), ELSEVIER, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt MATH, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS - American Chemical Society, EI Compendex, Engineering Village, DoPP, GEOBASE, Biobase, TIB|UB - German National Library of Science and Technology, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Inspec - The IET, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Scholar Google.

* As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of all the accepted papers will be promoted to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
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Cosponsored by Italian Robotics Association

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Paper Submission

Papers must be written in the correct format:  MS Word.doc  or LaTeX  or LaTeX2   and must be uploaded using the following form as .doc, or .pdf file. As in all the Previous Conferences, all the accepted and registered Papers will be indexed as peer-reviewed publications in ISI and SCOPUS and will be published in CD-ROM and Book (hard-copy). As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of accepted papers will be distributed to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer). Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for peer thorough review. Abstracts will be rejected by default. For the review process only active scholars with many recent publications in ISI and/or SCOPUS will be used and the list with their names will be published in the Proceedings: Hard-Copy and CD-ROM as in all our previous conferences.  Upload now your paper using this web form:rm:

Organizing Committee

General Chairs (Editors)

  1. Prof. Bogdan Epureanu,
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
  2. Prof. Cho W. Solomon To,
    ASME Fellow, University of Nebraska,
    Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  3. Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, ASME Fellow
    Yonsei University
    and The National Academy of Engineering of Korea,
    Korea

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Mihaela Banu,
    Department of Mechanical Engineering,
    University of Michigan,
    Ann Arbor, MI USA

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Zhongmin Jin,
    Xian Jiaotong University, China
    and University of Leeds, UK
  2. Prof. Constantin Udriste,
    University Politehnica of Bucharest,
    Bucharest
    Romania
  3. Prof. Sandra Sendra
    Instituto de Inv. para la Gestión Integrada de Zonas Costeras (IGIC)
    Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
    Spain

Tutorials Chair

  1. Prof. Pradip Majumdar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Northern Illinois University
    Dekalb, Illinois, USA

Special Session Chair

  1. Prof. Essam Eldin Khalil,
    ASME Fellow,
    Cairo University, Cairo,
    Egypt

     

Workshops Chair

  1. Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, ASME Fellow,
    Yonsei University (and National
    Academy of Engineering of Korea),
    Korea

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Dr. Claudio Guarnaccia, University of Salerno, Italy

Publication Chair

  1. Prof. Marcin Kaminski,
    Department of Structural Mechanics,
    Al. Politechniki 6, 90-924 Lodz, Poland

Publicity Committee

  1. Prof. Kumar Tamma,
    University of Minnesota,
    Minneapolis, MN, USA
  2. Prof. Myriam Lazard
    Institut Superieur d' Ingenierie de la Conception
    Saint Die, France

International Liaisons

  1. Prof. Marina Shitikova,
    Voronezh State University of Architecture and
    Civil Engineering, Voronezh, Russia
  2. Prof. Olga Martin
    Applied Sciences Faculty
    Politehnica University of Bucharest
    Romania
  3. Prof. Vincenzo Niola
    Departement of Mechanical Engineering for Energetics
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy
  4. Prof. Christopher G. Provatidis,
    National Technical University of Athens,
    Zografou, Athens, Greece

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Prof. Zoran Bojkovic, Univ. of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Ottavia Corbi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • Prof. Imre Rudas, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Program Committee

  • Prof. Cho W. Solomon To, ASME Fellow, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
  • Prof. Kumar Tamma, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Prof. Mihaela Banu, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI USA
  • Prof. Pierre-Yves Manach, Universite de Bretagne-Sud, Bretagne, France
  • Prof. Jiin-Yuh Jang, University Distinguished Prof., ASME Fellow, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Hyung Hee Cho, ASME Fellow, Yonsei University (and National Academy of Engineering of Korea), Korea
  • Prof. Robert Reuben, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Prof. Ali K. El Wahed, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
  • Prof. Yury A. Rossikhin, Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Voronezh, Russia
  • Prof. Igor Sevostianov, New Mexico State university, Las Cruces, NM, USA
  • Prof. Ramanarayanan Balachandran, University College London, Torrington Place, London, UK
  • Prof. Sorinel Adrian Oprisan, Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Charleston, USA
  • Prof. Yoshihiro Tomita, Kobe University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
  • Prof. Xianwen Kong, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • Prof. Ahmet Selim Dalkilic, Yildiz Technical University, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Prof. Essam Eldin Khalil, ASME Fellow, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  • Prof. Jose Alberto Duarte Moller, Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados SC, Mexico
  • Prof. Seung-Bok Choi, College of Engineering, Inha University, Incheon, Korea
  • Prof. Marina Shitikova, Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Voronezh, Russia
  • Prof. J. Quartieri, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Prof. ZhuangJian Liu, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore
  • Prof. Abdullatif Ben-Nakhi, College of Technological Studies, Paaet, Kuwait
  • Prof. Junwu Wang, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Prof. Jia-Jang Wu, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (ROC)
  • Prof. Moran Wang, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Prof. Gongnan Xie, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
  • Prof. Ali Fatemi, The University of Toledo, Ohio, USA
  • Prof. Mehdi Ahmadian, Virginia Tech, USA
  • Prof. Gilbert-Rainer Gillich, "Eftimie Murgu" University of Resita, Romania
  • Prof. Mohammad Reza Eslami, Tehran Polytechnic (Amirkabir University of Technology), Tehran, Iran
  • Dr. Anand Thite, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Dr. Alireza Farjoud, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
  • Dr. Claudio Guarnaccia, University of Salerno, Italy

Topics of Interest

Mechatronics, Mechatronics systems, Machine vision, Automation and robotics, Servo-mechanics, Sensing and control systems, Automotive engineering, automotive equipment in the design of subsystems such as anti-lock braking systems, Computer-machine controls, such as computer driven machines like IE CNC milling machines, Expert systems, Industrial goods, Consumer products, Medical Mechatronics, medical imaging systems, Structural dynamic systems, Transportation and vehicular systems, Mechatronics as the new language of the automobile, Diagnostic, reliability, and control system techniques, Computer aided and integrated manufacturing systems, Computer-aided design, Engineering and manufacturing systems, Packaging, Microcontrollers / PLCs, Mobile apps Mechanical engineering and materials science, Systems and control engineering, Optomechanics (optical engineering),  Robotics, Actuation, Sensing, Motion and manipulation, Locomotion, Environmental interaction and navigation of Robots, Human-robot interaction, Control of Robots, Autonomy levels, Robotics research, Dynamics and kinematics, Education and training of Robots, Kinematics, dynamics, control, and simulation of robots and intelligent machines and systems, design of robotic mechanisms, man-machine interface and integration, robotics-related computer hardware, software, and architectures, linkage to computer-aided engineering, robotics in manufacturing and flexible automation, robotics and automation in less structured environments, vision and other non-contact sensory systems, and tactile and other contact sensory technology, Structural analysis, Structural Mechanics, Applied Mechanics, materials science and applied mathematics to compute a structure's deformations, internal forces, stresses, support reactions, accelerations, and stability. Method of Joints, Method of Sections, Elasticity methods, Methods using numerical approximation, Finite Elements, Finite Differences, Boundary Elements, Integral Equations, Optimization for Structural analysis. Others...
 

Location and Venue

Conference Publications

Accepted Papers are going to be published in

(a) Book, Hard-Copy Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
(b) CD-ROM Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
Review Procees for Book and CD-ROM:
Papers will undergo thorough peer review by 3 international experts. Reviewers have always proper academic qualifications (recent publications in SCOPUS and ISI). You will receive comments from those 3 reviewers and your paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your conference paper.


(c) After new peer thorough review of their extended versions in well-known and reputable international scientific journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
Review Process for Extended Version in collaborating journals:
Extended Versions of high-quality journals will undergo again thorough peer review by 3 international experts. You will receive comments from other reviewers and your extended paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your extended paper.

(d) E-Library with free access for all (no username, no password).