Organizing Committee

Members of the Organizing Committee handle all planning and logistics for the IEEE World Haptics Conference. We deeply appreciate their service to the haptics community and particularly to this conference.

General Chairs

Hiroyuki Shinoda (University of Tokyo)
Hiroyuki Kajimoto (University of Electro-Communications)

Program Chair

Hiroaki Yano (University of Tsukuba)

Editorial Board

Editor-in-chief: Miguel A. Otaduy (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos)
Associate Editor-in-chief: Gregory J. Gerling (University of Virginia)
Associate Editor-in-chief: Jee-Hwan Ryu (KoreaTech)
Associate Editor-in-chief: Marcia K. O’Malley (Rice University)

Publications Chairs

Shoichi Hasegawa (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Takuya Nojima (University of Electro-Communications)

Awards Chair

Lynette Jones (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Workshop/CCC Chairs

Masashi Konyo (Tohoku University)
Yoshihio Tanaka (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Manuel Cruz (Immersion)
Domenico Prattichizzo (University of Siena)

Work-in-Progress Chairs

Katsunari Sato (Nara Women’s University)
Shogo Okamoto (Nagoya University)
Fernando Bello (Imperial College London)

Interactive Session Chair

Masahiro Furukawa (Osaka University)

Demonstrations Chairs

Yuki Hashimoto (University of Tsukuba)
Kentaro Yasu (NTT CSL)
Massimiliano Solazzi (Scuola Sant’Anna)

Design Showcase Chairs

Kouta Minamizawa (Keio University)
Yasuaki Kakehi (University of Tokyo)
Junji Watanabe (NTT CSL)
Karon Maclean (University of British Columbia)
Ali Israr (Facebook)

Sponsorship Chairs

Satoshi Saga (Kumamoto University)
Yuichi Kurita (Hiroshima University)
Ali Israr (Facebook)

Student Innovation Challenge Chairs

Masashi Nakatani (Keio University)
Hiroki Ishizuka (Osaka University)
Yuichi Kurita (Hiroshima University)
Seokhee Jeon (Kyung Hee University)
Jin Ryong Kim (Alibaba Research)
Hikaru Nagano (Kobe University)

ToH Liaison

Vincent Levesque (École de Technologie Supérieure)

Publicity Chairs

Taku Hachisu (University of Tsukuba)
Ildar Farkhatdinov (Queen Mary University of London)
Rebecca Khurshid (Boston University)
Claudio Loconsole (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna)
Mohamad Eid (NYU Abu Dhabi)
Dangxiao Wang (Beihang University)
Ki-Uk Kyung (KAIST)

Webmaster

Shunsuke Yoshimoto (University of Tokyo )

Technical Tour

Yuki Ban (University of Tokyo)
Takuji Narumi (University of Tokyo)

Banquet

Masaya Takasaki (Saitama University)
Yoshihiro Kuroda (University of Tsukuba)

Equity

Tomohiro Amemiya (University of Tokyo)

Local Arrangement

Kouta Minamizawa (Keio University)
Yasutoshi Makino (University of Tokyo)
Roshan Peiris (Keio University)

Financial Chair

Akio Yamamoto (University of Tokyo)

Student Volunteer Chairs

Vibol Yem (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
Yamen Saraiji (Keio University)

TCH Liaison

Claudio Pacchierotti (CNRS)


Contact information

General Contact:
contact[at]worldhaptics2019.org
Editorial Board:
editorial[at]worldhaptics2019.org
CCC and Workshops:
cccws[at]worldhaptics2019.org
SIC VR:
whc19-sic-vr[at]haptics.org
SIC Mobility:
whc19-sic-mobil[at]haptics.org
ToH Interactive Session:
toh[at]worldhaptics2019.org
Sponsorship:
sponsoring[at]worldhaptics2019.org
Student Volunteers:
whc2019sv[at]gmail.com


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