Promoting Scientific Activities
Scientific Events Organisation
Member of the Organizing Committees
J-P. Merlet is a member of the scientific committee of the European Conference on Mechanism Science (EUCOMES), chairman of the scientific Committee of the Computational Kinematics workshop, a member of the steering Committee of IROS
Y. Papegay is a permanent member of the International Steering Committee of the International Mathematica Symposium conferences series. He is a member of the OpenMath Society, building an extensible standard for representing the semantics of mathematical objects
Scientific Events Selection
J-P. Merlet has been reviewing Editor for IROS 2017 and was a member of ICRA 2017 IPC.
The members of the team reviewed numerous papers for numerous international conferences.
Member of the Editorial Boards
Leadership within the Scientific Community
J-P. Merlet is Inria representative to the PPP Eurobotics aisbl. He is a member of the IFToMM (International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science) Technical Committees on History and on Computational Kinematics and has be re-elected as one of the 10 members of IFToMM Executive Council, the board of this federation. He is a member of the scientific committee of the CNRS GDR robotique.
J-P. Merlet was involved in project evaluations for several foreign funding agencies (Israel, Austria, Finland). He was also appointed as Nominator for the Japan's Prize.
J-P. Merlet is an elected member of the Academic Council of UCA COMUE and member of the Research, Ethical Committees of UCA
O. Pourtallier is a board member of SeaTech, an Engineering School of University of Toulon.