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6th International Workshop on New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics
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The aim of the Conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners dealing with multi-disciplinary aspects of medical and service robotics and applications in an intimate, collegial and stimulating environment.

MESROB 2018 continues a successful series of workshops that has been started in 2012.

The Conference will be held at the School of Engineering of the University of Cassino and South Latium in Cassino, Italy.



Papers are solicited on topics including (but not limited to):

• Design of medical devices

• Kinematics and Dynamics for medical robotics

• Exoskeletons and prostheses

• Anthropomorphic hands

• Therapeutic robots and rehabilitation

• Cognitive robots

• Humanoid & Service robots

• Assistive robots and elderly assistance

• Surgical robots

• Human-robot interfaces

• Haptic devices

• Medical treatments

The Scientific Committee will select papers for presentation at the conference.



Bernard Bayle (University of Strasbourg)

Hannes Bleuler (EPFL)

Branislav Borovac (University of Novi Sad)

Marco Ceccarelli (University of Cassino)

Christine Chevallereau (IRCCyN)

Carlo Ferraresi (TU of Turin)

Paolo Fiorini (University of Verona)

Michael Hofbaur (Joanneum Research)

Manfred Husty (University Innsbruck)

Tim Lueth (TU München)

Juana Mayo (University of Seville)

Jean-Pierre Merlet (INRIA)

Francesco Mondada (EPFL)

Donia Pisla (TU of Cluj-Napoca)

Annika Raatz (Leibniz Universität, Hannover)

Georg Rauter (ETH Zürich)

Aleksandar Rodic (Institute Mihajlo Pupin)

Daniela Tarnita (University of Craiova)

Philippe Wenger (IRCCyN)

Akio Yamamoto (University of Tokyo)

Teresa Zielinska (Warsaw University)



at University of Cassino and South Latium

Giuseppe Carbone (Chair)

Marco Ceccarelli (Co-Chair)

Secretariat e-mail:



Full paper should be submitted before April 15th, 2018 though Springer OCS service at Only papers with at least one author as registered participant will be included in the Proceedings that will be published as a Springer book. A selection of presented papers will be invited with extended version for a special issue in the International Journal of Bionic Engineering



The official language of the Workshop will be English. Overhead projectors will be available for presentation. Registered participants will receive one copy of the Proceedings.



The registration fee includes the complete program of the Conference and Proceedings.
From IFToMM Member Organizations €400 (before 15 April 2018)/ €450 (after 15 June
Others: €450 (before 15 April 2018)/ €500 (after 15 June 2018)
Students: €200 (before 15 April 2018)/ €250 (after 15 June 2018)

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Cassino is a modern town since it has been completely rebuilt after the destruction during the World War II and it is well known for the Montecassino Abbey. Cassino is located just below the mountain where the Montecassino Abbey is situated.

In July the weather is fine, sunny temperatures often above 25°C.



In Cassino there are several hotels in all the categories. The average cost for a 3-star hotel is about 70 Euro. Early reservation is recommended by contacting directly hotels. A list of hotels will be sent to the authors and to registered persons.


Organized by

LARM at DiCEM, University of Cassino and South Latium, Italy


Supported by

University of Cassino and South Latium

IFToMM TC of Biomechanical Engineering

IFToMM TC of Robotics and Mechatronics

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