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School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab


December 2018: The largest indoor motion-captured drone space in the world is at ASU! Check out the ASU Drone Studio !

November 2018: Dr. Artemiadis has been appointed Graduate Program Chair of the new Master's Degree in Robotics and Autonomous Systems at ASU

August 2018: New NSF:NRI Collaborative project on "Anthropomorphic Robotic Ankle Prosthesis with Programmable Materials" funded by NSF.

May 2018: Dr. Artemiadis wins DOD DURIP award, along with another AFOSR award.

January 2018: Dr. Artemiadis chaired the 2018 SouthWest Robotics Symposium at ASU.

August 2017: Two new NSF grants were awarded to Dr. Artemiadis. BIC:PFI and CMMI-DCSD.

May 2017: Dr. Artemiadis has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure, and received the Fulton Exemplar Faculty Award given to associate or full professors who have a combination of high research productivity, instructional load, student evaluations and doctoral student mentoring.

May 2017: Jeffrey Skidmore successfully defends his Ph.D and receives the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering PhD program for AY 2016-17.

March 2017: Dr. Artemiadis co-organizes a workshop on the "Multi-Scale Integration in Upper-Limb Prosthetics" in the 2017 American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) hosted World Congress with Michael Wininger, Patrick Pilarski and Claudio Castellini on September 6-9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

February 2017: Dr. Artemiadis has been elected as IEEE Senior Member (Robotics & Automation Society)

December 2016: Dr. Artemiadis co-organizes a workshop on the "Mechanics of Human Locomotion and the Development of Wearable Robotic Systems" in ICRA'17 with Elliott Rouse (Northwestern Univ./RIC), Hyunglae Lee (ASU) and Heike Vallery (TU Delft). More details at: http://icra2017.smpp.northwestern.edu

July 2016: Work on brain-swarm control interfaces gains publicity in Washington Post, CBS5, Fox 13, New York Post, Daily Mail and many other news outlets. See Outreach/Media.

March 2016: Paper accepted to Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. See publications.

January 2016: Paper accepted to ICRA 2016. See publications.

January 2016: Arash Ajoudani, Barkan Ugurlu, Panagiotis Artemiadis, and Jun Morimoto are organizing a full-day workshop on "Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions" during ICRA 2016. More info on the workshop webpage: http://robotics.ozyegin.edu.tr/icra16workshop

October 2015: Dr. Artemiadis was selected to attend the Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium organized by the National Academy of Engineering, to be held October 25-28, 2015, at the National Academies' Beckman Center in Irvine, CA. 70 Faculty Members across the US universities were nominated and selected for this Symposium.

May 2015: Papers accepted in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, ICORR 2015 and Journal of Biomechanics. See publications.

May 2015: Multiple student awards!

    - Andrew Barkan received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Mechanical Engineering program and the Outstanding Thesis Award for AY 2014-2015.

    - Alison Gibson received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Aerospace Engineering program and the overall SEMTE Outstanding Graduate Student Award for AY 2014-2015.

    - Mark Ison received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering PhD program and the Outstanding Dissertation Award for AY 2014-2015.

    - Jeffrey Skidmore received an honorable mention for the 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

January 2015: Papers accepted in IEEE Transactions on Robotics, ICRA 2015 and Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. See publications.

August 2014: Dr. Artemiadis has been awarded the 2014 DARPA Young Faculty Award.

August 2014: Artemiadis’ edited book published. Panagiotis Artemiadis, (Ed.). Neuro-robotics: From Brain Machine Interfaces to Rehabilitation Robotics (Vol. 2). Springer, 2014. See publications.

August 2014: Papers accepted in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics and Frontiers of Neurorobotics. See publications.

June 2014: Papers accepted in Journal of Neural Engineering, IROS 2014 and EMBC 2014. See publications.

May 2014: Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. See publications.

March 2014: Paper accepted in Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. See publications.

January 2014: Dr. Artemiadis had been awarded the 2014 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award.

January 2014: Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. See publications.

January 2014: Two papers accepted in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’14). See publications.

December 2013: Paper accepted to Journal of Advances in Robotics and Automation. See publications

December 2013: Lab students get numerous distinctions:

Gerald O'Neill



Yuting Wang

Selected among Outstanding Graduate Students to participate in the ASU Video for Fall 2013 Commencement.

Alison Gibson

Selected among all FURI students to talk on the FURI Luncheon, Fall 2013


Stephen Warren


November 2013: Yuting Wang successfully defended her Masters thesis.

November 2013: Dr. Artemiadis gives an invited talk on Human-Robot control interfaces and applications on space-based robotics at the Spacevision 2013 conference. SpaceVision is the largest student-organized space conference in the nation and is orchestrated by the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) as the SEDS-USA annual national conference. See video here.

November 2013: The HORC Lab was featured at Cox Tv Channel 7, the STEM Journals show. See clip here.

September 2013: Panagiotis Artemiadis and Marco Santello are the guest editors of a special issue on “Rehabilitation Robotics and Human-Robot Interaction” in Robotica journal.

May 2013: 4 out of 4 submitted papers to the ASME DSCC 2013 conference accepted. See Publications.

April 2013: Harshil Patel and Chris Antuvan successfully defended their Masters Thesis.

April 2013: Gerald O’Neill, Eric Yanez and Vincent Bevilacqua successfully defended their Honors Thesis.

April 2013: Paper Acceptance: Gerald O'Neill, Harshil Patel and Panagiotis Artemiadis, "An intrinsically safe mechanism for physically coupling humans with robots", ICORR 2013, (to appear).

April 2013: Panagiotis Artemiadis has been selected as among the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Top 5% Teaching Award recipients! Each year, students in Engineering submit nominations and teaching evaluations. Those nominations are reviewed by the Quality of the Instruction faculty committee prior to a final selection that typically recognizes around 10-12 faculty across all of the five Schools of Engineering who are in the top 5 percent for teaching excellence.

February 2013: Panagiotis Artemiadis co-chairs the Piper Health Solution Workshop on Rehabilitation Robotics, on Feb 22-22, hosted by ASU.

December 2012: Panagiotis Artemiadis receives the Sarafi Award for the Best PhD Thesis in AY 2008-2009 across all engineering schools in the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

December 2012: Vincent Bevilacqua, Gerald O'Neill, William Lee, Megan Mincieli, Alison Gibson, Eric Yanez, Xavier Vargas, Jonathon Houda, Brad Shoemaker, Dillon Card, Andrew Barkan are awarded the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative research award for Spring 2012.

June 2012:  Panagiotis Artemiadis is the organized and chair of the special session “Bio-Inspired Design and Control of Robot Hands” and co-organized and co-chair of the special session "Assistive Robotics II" at the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Rome.

May 2012: Alison Gibson is awarded the ASU-NASA Space Grant award for Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.

May 2012: Vincent Bevilacqua, Gerald O'Neill, Stephen Warren, Megan Mincieli, Alison Gibson are awarded the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative research award for Fall 2012.

May 2012: Vincent Bevilacqua, Gerald O'Neill, Taylor Cerchie are awarded the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative research award for Summer 2012.

December 2011: Stephen Warren is awarded the Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative research award for Spring 2012.

December 2011: Panagiotis Artemiadis becomes the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advanced in Robotics & Automation.