Honorary General Chair

Kazuhiko Kawamura

Vanderbilt University, Nashville,
USA 
kaz.kawamura@vanderbilt.edu

General Chairs

Amit Kumar Pandey

Hanson Robotics
hong kong / paris
 amit.pandey@hansonrobotics.com

Santanu Chaudhury

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
india
 santanuc@iitj.ac.in

Local Organizing Committee Chairs

Swagat Kumar

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
india
 swagat.kumar@gmail.com

Subir K Saha

IIT Delhi
india
 sahaiitd@gmail.com

K Madhava Krishna

IIIT Hyderabad
India
 mkrishna@iiit.ac.in

Program Chairs

John-John Cabibihan

Qatar University
qatar
 john.cabibihan@qu.edu.qa

Mary Anne Williams

University of Technology, Sydney
australia
 maryanne@cs.stanford.edu

T. Asokan

IIT Madras
india
 asok@iitm.ac.in

Laxmidhar Behera

IIT Kanpur
india
 laxmidhar.behera67@gmail.com

Publication Chairs

Silvia Rossi

University of Naples “Federico II”
italy
 silrossi@unina.it

P.B. Sujit

IIIT Delhi
india
 sujit@iiitd.ac.in

Publicity Chairs

Maya Cakmak

University of Washington
usa
 mcakmak@cs.washington.edu

Suril Shah

IIT Jodhpur
india
 surilshah@iitj.ac.in

Emilia Barakova

Eindhoven University of Technology
Netherlands
e.i.barakova@tue.nl

Tetsunari Inamura

Robotics Society of Japan
Japan
  inamura@nii.ac.jp

Workshop/Tutorial Chairs

Ho Seok Ahn

The University of Auckland
new zealand
hs.ahn@auckland.ac.nz

Prithwijit Guha

Indian Institute of Technology,
guwahati, india
pguha@iitg.ac.in

Fulvio Mastrogiovanni

University of Genoa
Italy
Fulvio.Mastrogiovanni@unige.it

Special Session Chairs

Antonio Sgorbissa

University of Genova
italy
 antonio.sgorbissa@unige.it

Amol Deshmukh

University of Glasgow
uk
 Amol.Deshmukh@glasgow.ac.uk

Sponsorship Chairs

Rajesh Sinha

TATA Consulting Services (TCS)
india
 sinharajesh@gmail.com

Ryad Chellali

Nanjing Forestry University
china
 rchellali@hotmail.fr

Late Breaking Report Chairs

Huan Tan

GE Global Research
usa
 huan.t.tan@gmail.com

Prem Kumar P

GE Research
India
 premkani@gmail.com

Finance Chair

Prakash Ambwani

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
india
 Prakash.ambwani@gmail.com

Karan Gandhi

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES (TCS)
INDIA
karan.gandhi@tcs.com

Awards Chairs

Ayanna Howard

Georgia Institute of Technology
usa
ah260@gatech.edu

Debasish Ghose

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, india
dghose@iisc.ac.in

EU-India Collaboration Committee

Miguel A. Salichs

Carlos III University of Madrid
Spain
 salichs@ing.uc3m.es

Ashish Dutta

IIT kanpur
india
 adutta@iitk.ac.in

Web Chair

Ajay Rana

Tata Consultancy services(TCS)
India
ajairana09@gmail.com

International Standing
Steering Committee

Hisato Kobayashi

CHAIR, Hosei University
Japan

Ryad Chellali

china

Carlo Alberto Avizzano

italy

Massimo Bergamasco

italy

Pierre Blazevic

france

Martin Buss

germany

Young-Jo Cho

Korea

Henrik Iskov Christensen

usa

Kerstin Dautenhahn

United Kingdom

Toshio Fukuda

japan

Fumio Hara

japan

Hiroshi Harashima

japan

Seiji Hata

japan

Kohji Kamejima

japan

Kazuhiko Kawamura

USA

Dong-Soo Kwon

korea

Yasushi Nakauchi

japan

Erwin Prassler

germany

Takanori Shibata

japan

F. Machiel Van der Loos

canada

Patricia A. Vargas

UK

Tomio Watanabe

japan

Please note that the NOC from various ministries is under process. Process usually take a time at least 60 days prior to the commencement of the conference.