Organizing Committee

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

General Chairs   chairs@hapticssymposium.org
  Seungmoon Choi   Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
  Katherine J. Kuchenbecker   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Publications Chair   publications@hapticssymposium.org
  Greg Gerling   University of Virginia, USA

Sponsorship Chair   sponsors@hapticssymposium.org
  Antonio Frisoli   Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
  Michael R. Zinn   University of Wisconsin - Madison, USA

Demos, Posters, and Exhibits Chairs   dpe@hapticssymposium.org
  Mark Colton   Brigham Young University, USA
  Manuel Cruz   Immersion Corporation, USA

Local Arrangements Chairs   localarrangements@hapticssymposium.org
  Yon Visell   University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
  Jeremy Brown   University of Pennsylvania, USA

Awards Chair
  Marcia O'Malley   Rice University, USA

Finance Chair
  Mounia Ziat   Northern Michigan University, USA

Publicity Chairs
  Brent Gillespie   University of Michican, Ann Arbor, USA
  Hiroyuki Kajimoto   University of Electro-Communications, Japan
  Mehdi Ammi   University of Paris-Sud, France

Workshops and Tutorials Chair   workshops@hapticssymposium.org
  Vincent Levesque   Tactile Labs, Canada

Registration Chair   registration@hapticssymposium.org
  Veronica J. Santos   University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Student Innovation Challenge Chairs   studentinnovation@hapticssymposium.org
  Ali Israr   Disney Research, USA
  Dangxiao Wang   Beihang University, China
  Oliver Schneider   University of British Columbia, Canada

Student Volunteers Chairs   sv@hapticssymposium.org
  Ozkan Celik   Colorado School of Mines, USA
  Seokhee Jeon   Kyung Hee University, Korea

Video Chair
  Heather Culbertson   Stanford University, USA

Technical Tour Coordinator
  Marco Janko   Drexel University, USA

Webmaster   webmaster@hapticssymposium.org
  Jaebong Lee   Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea