Joint Special Issue: Design and Control of Responsive Robots


This joint special issue of the Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR) and the Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics (JCND) aims to bridge between these research fields and to 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.

2022 Reviewer Awards

ASME J. Mechanisms Robotics. Apr 2023, 15(2): 020201. 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 2022. Serving as reviewers for the journal is a critical service necessary to maintain the quality of our publication […]

Irene Fassi


Irene Fassi is a full time researcher at CNR-ITIA (now CNR-STIIMA), where she leads the research group MEDIS.

Chandrika Prakash Vyasarayani

C.P. Vyasarayani serves as an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (, working on problems related to nonlinear dynamics and control.

Vincenzo Parenti-Castelli

Vincenzo Parenti-Castelli received his Laurea degree in Mechanical Engineering cum laude at the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna in 1973. He served as Full Professor of Mechanics of Machines from 1989-2020 and is currently Professor Emeritus of Alma Mater Studiorum.

Jian Dai

Jian Dai (FASME, FIEEE, FIMechE, FREng) is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. His research interests are theoretical kinematics, screw algebra and Lie algebra, metamorphic mechanisms and reconfigurable mechanisms, Origami mechanisms and polyhedral mechanisms, and their applications to intelligent robotic devices, reconfigurable robotics and reconfigurable manufacture. His work in the aforementioned areas has […]