We are rapidly approaching the 2020 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronics (AIM 2020), which will be held online on July 6-9, 2020. At this moment, we are finalizing an exciting, high-quality technical program for the conference. We also would like to share with you information about a number of competitions to be held at AIM 2020:

  1. Best Conference Paper Award: the winner will receive a cash prize of $800, and other finalists will receive $400 each, along with certificates;
  2. Best Student Paper Award: the winner will receive a cash prize of $800, and other finalists will receive $400 each, along with certificates;
  3. Student Design Competition: Cash prizes will be given out to three winners (first place - $800, second place $500, third place $300) as well as three honorable mentions ($200 each). For the teams working with the Nvidia TX2 platform, one additional winner ($500) and one additional honorable mention ($200) will be selected. All winners and participants will receive certificates.
  4. Best Poster Award: Authors of the best poster from Late Breaking Results Posters will receive $400 cash prize along with a certificate.

All of the above awards will be given at the Conference Award Ceremony on July 9, 2020. The cash prizes are sponsored jointly by the State Key Lab of Fluid Power & Mechatronic Systems at Zhejiang University (China), Shanghai Guimu Robot Co. Ltd, School of Engineering of Rutgers University, the University of Texas at Arlington, and AIAA Intelligent Systems. We greatly appreciate their generosity.