The 15th IASTED International Conference on
Robotics and Applications
RA 2010

November 1 – 3, 2010
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Past Conference Information

The Robotics and Applications 2010 conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Co-Chair

Prof. Tarek M. Sobh
Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research
Dean, School of Engineering
Fellow, African Academy of Sciences
University of Bridgeport, USA
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Keynote Speaker

"Robotics Technology for Minimally Invasive Surgery"

Prof. Pierre E. Dupont
Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School
Pediatric Cardiac Bioengineering Chair, Children's Hospital Boston
Professor, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering,
Boston University, USA
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Tutorial Sessions

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"Biologically-Inspired OOD / OOP for Robotics and AI"

Dr. Paul Frenger
A Working Hypothesis, Inc., USA
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Tutorial Chair

Dr. Keya Sadeghipour
Dean & Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Temple University, USA
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Publications Chair

Prof. Mohammad A. Karim
Vice President for Research
Old Dominion University, USA
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Publicity Chair

Asst. Prof. Elif Kongar
University of Bridgeport , USA
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The topics of interest covered by RA 2010 included, but were not limited to:


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomimetic Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Control
  • Distributed Sensing
  • Hybrid Robotic Control
  • Manipulators
  • Micro-Robotics
  • Mobile Manipulation
  • Modelling, Identification, and Control
  • Motion Planning and Scheduling
  • Multimedia Robotics
  • Path Planning
  • Programming
  • Robot Design and Architecture
  • Robot Sensing and Data Fusion
  • Robot Simulation
  • Robotic Prototyping
  • Sensory Networks


  • E-Commerce
  • Facility Management
  • Online Engineering
  • Remote and Online Engineering
  • Security Aspects
  • Telemaintenance, Tele-Services, Tele-Medicine
  • Telematics in Education (E-learning)
  • Telerobotics
  • Traffic Telematics
  • Vehicle Telematics
  • Virutal Laboratories


  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural Applications
  • Automotives
  • Biomechanics
  • Bioscience Applications
  • Design Automation
  • Distance Education Applications
  • Education
  • Energy Applications
  • Flight Simulators
  • Health Care and Rehabilitation
  • Industrial Automation
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Robotics
  • Personal Robots
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Surgical Applications
  • Transportation
  • Unmanned and Underwater Vehicles