Journal Spotlight Session at 2023 IDETC-CIE

During 2023 International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC), in Boston, Massachusetts, JMR’s Journal Spotlight session on August 21, 2023, 2:10-3:50 PM (EDT US) will feature presentations of recently published papers by Xianwen Kong, Long Wang, Dongming Gan, Stéphane Caro, and Vu Linh Nguyen.  During this live session, each author will have 10 minutes to present their paper, with 5 minutes for questions. 

2:10 Welcome/Introductions by Editor-in-Chief Venkat Krovi

2:30   Xianwen Kong, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, UK (

Liu, K., Yu, J., and Kong, X. (September 21, 2021). “Structure Synthesis and Reconfiguration Analysis of Variable-Degree-of-Freedom Single-Loop Mechanisms With Prismatic Joints Using Dual Quaternions.” ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2022; 14(2): 021009.

2:45 Vu Linh Nguyen, National Chin-Yi University of Technology, Taiwan (

Nguyen, V. L., Kuo, C., and Lin, P. T. (December 9, 2021). “Reliability-Based Analysis and Optimization of the Gravity Balancing Performance of Spring-Articulated Serial Robots With Uncertainties.” ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2022; 14(3): 031016.

3:00 Dongming Gan, Purdue University, US (

Gan, D., Fu, J., Lin, H., Yang, H., Rastgaar, M., Min, B., and Voyles, R. (March 24, 2022). “Actuation-Coordinated Mobile Parallel Robots With Hybrid Mobile and Manipulation Functions.” ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2022; 14(4): 041005.

3:15 Stéphane Caro, National Center for Scientific Research, France (

Étienne, L., Cardou, P., Métillon, M., and Caro, S. (April 21, 2022). “Design of a Planar Cable-Driven Parallel Crane Without Parasitic Tilt.” ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2022; 14(4): 041006.

3:30 Long Wang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US (

Sitler, J. L., and Wang, L. (April 29, 2022). “A Modular Open-Source Continuum Manipulator for Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles.” ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2022; 14(6): 060906.

Location: IDETC Conference Venue, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Studio 1 (lobby level).