ARQ - Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary

Awards and Sponsors


Best Paper Award sponsored by Springer

DE VITO: A Dual-arm, High Degree-of-freedom, Lightweight, Inexpensive, Passive Upper-limb Exoskeleton for Robot Teleoperation

Fabian Falck, Kawin Larppichet, Petar Kormushev


Prize for Innovation in Robotics sponsored by the IET

instruMentor: an Interactive Robot for Musical Instrument Tutoring

Shreyus Bagga, Benedikt Maurer, Tom Miller, Luke Quinlan, Lorenzo Silvestri, Dan Wells, Rebecka Winqvist, Mark Zolotas Yiannis Demiris

Best Paper Award sponsored by Frontiers

Contact Planning for the ANYmal Quadruped Robot using an Acyclic Reachability-Based Planner

Mathieu Geisert, Thomas Yates, Asil Orgen, Pierre Fernbach, Ioannis Havoutis 

Best Poster Award sponsored by Frontiers 

The Third hand, Cobots Assisted Precise Assembly

Mohammad Safeea, Pedro Neto, Richard Bearee

Best Student Poster Sponsored by IEEE UK-RAS Network

A Self-Organizing Network with Varying Density Structure for Characterizing Sensorimotor Transformations in Robotic Systems

Omar Zahra, David Navarro-Alarcon

Best Student Paper in memory of Professor Ulrich Nehmzow

Modeling and Control of Ankle Actuation Platform for Human-Robot Interaction

Ata Otaran, Ildar Farkhatdinov



Audience Choice sponsored by ARQ - Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary

1st Place

Learning and Composing Primitive Skills for Dual-arm Manipulation

Èric Artau, Paola Ardón, Michael Mistry, Yvan Petillot

2nd Place

Probabilistic Planning for Robotics with ROSPlan

Gerard Canal, Michael Cashmore, Senka Krivic, Guillem Alenyà, Daniele Magazzeni, Carme Torras

3rd Place

Investigating balance control of a hopping bipedal robot

Beichen Ding, Andrew Plummer, Pejman Iravani



TAROS 2019 invites companies, foundations, institutions, and other entities to support the 2019 conference through financial sponsorship. Sponsors’ funds will support keeping the costs for student attendees low, conference meals/receptions, and for coffee breaks.

Contact us for sponsorship enquiries.