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Call for Papers: Special Issue on Reconfigurable Robots


Reconfigurable robots are a class of robots where their configurations can vary or their structures can be reassembled. They can adapt to a variety of environments to complete tasks by changing their configurations or structures. Research on reconfigurable robot is a popular topic during recent years.


Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering (CJME) is planning to publish a Special Issue on Reconfigurable Robots in the middle of 2020.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to the following aspects,
1. Reconfigurable mechanisms
2. Modular unit design
3. Connector or docking system
4. Configuration representation
5. Reconfiguration planning
6. Bio-inspired design
7. Origami-inspired design
8. Low cost design
9. Compliant mechanisms
10. Swarm control
11. Variable topology modeling
12. Dynamic simulation
13. Novel fabrication techniques
14. Self-assembly mechanism
15. Self-adaptative mobility
16. Related applications

Guest Editors
Dr. Jinguo Liu, Shenyang Institute of Automation, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Yuwang Liu, Shenyang Institute of Automation, the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Dr. Guangbo Hao, University College Cork, Republic of Ireland

Important Dates
Manuscripts due:31 January, 2020

Online Submissionhttps://www.editorialmanager.com/chme/default.aspx
(Please make sure to select “Special Issue on Reconfigurable Robots” from the drop-down menu of “Section/Category”)

Contact us
Tel: +86-10-88379909
Email: cjme@cjmenet.com

About CJME
►Started from 1988, fully OA published from 2018;
►Supervised by China Association for Science and Technology (CAST);
►Sponsored by Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES);
►The only official journal of CMES for international communication with more than 80 international societies/institutions, such as ASME, IMechE;
►Indexed and abstracted by SCI, SCOPUS, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, DOAJ, etc.;
►SCI IF in 2018: 1.413, ranked Q3,
CiteScore from SCOPUS: 2.18, ranked 76/323.

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