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, NTT CSL

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


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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