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ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
companion website

JMR publishes archival research contributions to the fundamental theory, algorithms, design, manufacture and experimental validation for mechanisms and robots.

Call for Papers: Joint Special Issue on Design and Control of Responsive Robots
Call for Papers: Joint Special Issue on Design and Control of Responsive Robots

This Joint Special Issue (published over two volumes, one in JCND and the other in JMR) aims to bridge these research fields and bring together the latest research on robot kinematics and dynamics as well as intelligent control and data-driven methods for perception, planning, model identification and control.

Submissions due: June 13, 2022

Invitation to IDETC-CIE 2022 JMR Journal Spotlights
Invitation to IDETC-CIE 2022 JMR Journal Spotlights

During IDETC-CIE 2022 in St. Louis, JMR's Journal Spotlight session on August 16, 4:10-5:50 PM (Central Time) will feature presentations by Guimin Chen, Xilun Ding, and Jonathan B. Hopkins.

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Selected Papers from IDETC-CIE 2022
Call for Papers: Special Issue on Selected Papers from IDETC-CIE 2022

The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics invites papers for a Special Issue drawing on papers from the 46th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), held as part of IDETC-CIE 2022. Submissions due October 15, 2022.

Best Paper Award
Announcing the 2021 Best Paper Award and Honorable Mention

The 2021 Best Paper Award is given to the paper recognized by the Editor and Editorial Board for its outstanding contribution to the field of mechanisms and robotics published by JMR in 2021.

Reviewer’s Recognition
Reviewer’s Recognition

The Editor and Editorial Board of the Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics would like to thank all of the reviewers for volunteering their expertise and time reviewing manuscripts in 2021. Serving as reviewers for the journal is a critical service necessary to maintain the quality of our publication and to provide authors with a valuable peer feedback.

Welcome to JMR's New Associate Editors
Welcome to JMR's New Associate Editors

JMR welcomes Ashis Banerjee, Lionel Birglen, Giulio Reina, Nina Robson, Anupam Saxena, Hao Su, and Asokan Thondiyath to the Editorial Board.

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Call for Papers: Joint Special Issue on Design and Control of Responsive Robots
Invitation to IDETC-CIE 2022 JMR Journal Spotlights
Call for Papers: Special Issue on Selected Papers from IDETC-CIE 2022
Best Paper Award
Reviewer’s Recognition
Welcome to JMR's New Associate Editors
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Announcements

Announcements

Special Section on Theory and Design of Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots: Published December 2022

The Special Section on the Theory and Design of Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots is now available on ASME’s Digital Collection. This Special Section features 14 manuscripts and a Guest Editorial and is intended to provide a platform for sharing and presenting new research and solutions for Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots in theory and design.

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Announcements

Announcing the 2021 Best Paper Award and Honorable Mention

Together with the Editorial Board, I am pleased to announce the winner of JMR’s 2021 Best Paper Award: P. Reinier Kuppens, Miguel A. Bessa, Just L. Herder, and Jonathan B. Hopkins, “Compliant Mechanisms That Use Static Balancing to Achieve Dramatically Different States of Stiffness,” ASME J. Mechanisms Robotics, April 2021; 13(2): 021010.

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Welcome

The JMR publishes archival research contributions to the fundamental theory, algorithms, design, manufacture and experimental validation for mechanisms and robots. This website is dedicated to sharing highlights of the latest groundbreaking research into mechanisms and robotics theory, design and applications featured in our journal.

Our authors share additional insights into their work as well as photos and videos that further illuminate their research. We hope these deepen your interest in the topics we cover and encourage you to visit our online journal for more complete coverage of these areas. Visit us often for these and other exciting topics and for videos featuring the latest research in mechanisms and robotics or sign up for updates! - Venkat Krovi, Editor

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To stay informed about upcoming special issues, new posts to JMR’s video channel, and other journal news please join our JMR community on the following sites:


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Scope
Fundamental theory, algorithms, design, manufacture, and experimental validation for mechanisms and robots; Theoretical and applied kinematics; Mechanism synthesis and design; Analysis and design of robot manipulators, hands and legs, soft robotics, compliant mechanisms, origami and folded robots, printed robots, and haptic devices; Novel fabrication; Actuation and control techniques for mechanisms and robotics; Bio-inspired approaches to mechanism and robot design; Mechanics and design of micro- and nano-scale devices
Diversity and Inclusion
The Technical Committee on Publications and Communications endorses the commitment of ASME to support diversity and to create and ensure inclusive and ethical practices for publishing as well as the science and engineering professions.

Meet the Editorial Board

Open Access Papers
After a paper is accepted, authors can choose to pay Article Publication Charges (APCs) so that their paper is immediately available upon publication in compliance with funder mandates. For more information please see ASME’s Open Access policies
Latest from the Digital Collection

Visit ASME’s Digital Collection to view the latest accepted manuscripts and most read and accessed papers published by JMR.