Latest News

  • Conferences
  • New special issues related to haptics:
    • Special issue on Journal of Human Robot Interaction on Haptics, guest editors Karon McLean and Antonio Frisoli, Call for Paper available from here [pdf]
    • Special Issue on "Haptics in rehabilitation and neural engineering", IEEE Transactions on Haptics, call for paper [pdf]
    • “Does Touch Matter?: The Effects of Haptic Visualization on Human Performance, Behavior and Perception.” special issue  in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, call for paper [pdf]



Past news

  • Workshop:
    • "Hand synergies - how to tame the complexity of grasping", Workshop organized at ICRA 2014, call for paper available here [html]
  • IEEE Transactions on Haptics Seeks New Editor in Chief for 2014-2015 Term. Prospective candidates are asked to provide (as PDF files), by 1 April 2013, a complete
    curriculum vitae, a brief plan for the publication’s future, and a letter of support from their institution or employer. For further information download here the call.
  • Open call for papers for Worldhaptics 2013. Download call for papers
  • Antonio Frisoli is the new TCH chair for the period 15 April 2012-15 April 2014.
  • The Knowledge Base is now online with organized content about Haptics from Books to Conferences, Courses and Workshops
  • Eurohaptics 2012 will be held in Tampere, Finland, on June 12-15. Visit the conference web-site for further information.
  • Haptic Symposium 2012 has been held in Vancouver, Canada, on March 4-7. Visit the conference web-site for further information.
  • 2011 TCH Early Career Award: go to the information page.
  • Worldhaptics 2011  held in Instanbul on June 22-24. Visit the conference web-site for further information.
  • The Prof. Marcia O'Malley has been elected as the next Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics. See message from the Election Committee.
  • Eurohaptics 2010 will take place in Amsterdam this year. Home page for registration to EuroHaptics 2010 is now open, proceed through this link to register.
  • IEEE Technical Committee on Haptics (TCH) Early Career Award
  • World Haptics 2009 took place from March 18-20, 2009, in Salt Lake City.
  • Nov 1, 2007: Professor Edward Colgate announced as Founding Editor-in-Chief for the new IEEE Transactions on Haptics
  • Most Active Technical Committee of the Year IEEE Robotics and Automation Society for 2006