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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Lena Zentner


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The 4th Conference on Microactuators and Micromechanisms MAMM-2016, October 05-07, 2016


Participants MAMM-2016 in Ilmenau (Photo: H. Kirsten)
Bild mit den Teilnehmern des Kolloquiums


Wednesday, October 05, 2016

10:30 - 12:30 a.m. Conference Desk & Registration
12:30 p.m. Opening
Prof. Lena Zentner, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
1:00 p.m.Study on Polymer-made 3DOF Spatial Parallel Manipulator
Prof. Mikio Horie, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
1:30 p.m.Miniaturization of check valves
Matthias Pendzialek, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
2:00 p.m. A Biologically Inspired Sensor Mechanism for Amplification of Tactile Signals Based on Parametric Resonance
Dr. Tatiana Volkova, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
2:30 p.m. Coffee break
3:00 p.m. Towards the Development of Tactile Sensors for Determination of Static Friction Coefficient to Surfaces
Moritz Scharff, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
3:30 p.m. Development and Investigation of photoelastic Sensor for Torque Measurement
Attila Bojtos, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
4:00 p.m. Flexural body for a wireless force / displacement sensor
Jaroslav Hricko, PhD., Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
5:00 p.m. Historical guided tour through Ilmenau following Goethe's footsteps
7:00 p.m. Dinner & get-together, Hotel Tanne

Thursday, October 06, 2016

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Conference Desk
8:30 a.m. Capsule Micromechanism Driven by Impulse – Wireless Implementation –
Prof. Takahiro Ito, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
9:00 a.m. Development of peristaltically propelled active catheter used in radial artery
Prof. Yuichi Nakazato, Nippon Institute of Technology, Japan
9:30 a.m. Locomotion Principles for Microrobots based on Vibrations
Dr. Felix Becker, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
10:00 a.m. Coffee break
10:30 a.m.Exploration of Carbon-Filled Carbon Nanotube Vascular Stents
Prof. Brian Jensen, Brigham Young University, United States
11:00 a.m. A Novel Gripper Based on a Compliant Multistable Tensegrity Mechanism
Susanne Sumi, Tetra GmbH Ilmenau, Germany
11:30 a.m. Conference photo
12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Selection of the Optimal Rigid-Body Counterpart Mechanism in the Compliant Mechanism Synthesis Procedure
Prof. Nenad T. Pavlović, University of Niš, Serbia
1:30 p.m. Design and Experimental Characterization of a Flexure Hinge-Based Parallel Four-Bar Mechanism for Precision Guides
Philipp Gräser, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
2:00 p.m. Dynamic model of a compliant 3PRS parallel mechanism for micromilling
Francisco J. Campa, PhD, University of the Basque Country, Spain
2:30 p.m. Coffee break
3:00 p.m. Dynamic Analysis of a Fatigue Test Bench for High Precision Flexure Hinges
David Schoenen, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
3:30 p.m. Self-setting locks for petal type deployable space reflector
Dr. Victor Bujakas, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
5:00 p.m. Social event (summer bobsled race or moderate hill walking tour)
7:00 p.m. Dinner, Restaurant Rodelklause

Friday, October 07, 2016

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Conference Desk
8:30 a.m. YDP Grant Ceremony
Prof. Just L. Herder, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
8:45 a.m. Monolithic and Statically Balanced Rotational Power Transmission Coupling for Parallel Axes
D. Farhadi Machekposhti, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
9:15 a.m. Investigation of the novelty brackets “Gold-S”
Fabian Pollok, Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany
9:45 a.m. Dynamic behavior of active lightweight compliant mechanisms with integrated piezoceramic actuators by under- and overcritical periodic excitation
Dan Mărgineanu, Politehnica University Timişoara, Romania
10:15 a.m. Coffee break
10:45 a.m. Synthesis of compliant mechanisms with defined kinematics
Prof. Alexander Hasse, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
11:15 a.m. A Concept of Adaptive Two Finger Gripper with Embedded Actuators
Andrija Milojević, University of Niš, Serbia
11:45 a.m. Implementation of Self Contact in Path Generating Compliant Mechanisms
Prabhat Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
12:15 noon Closing remarks and lunch


event note
historical guided tour through Ilmenau following Goethe's footsteps
chamber chorus of TU Ilmenau
summer bobsled race
YDP Grant Ceremony
closing remarks


Chair: Prof. Zentner

contributions, proceedings and other questions: Dr. Linß

web and pictures: Mr. Wetzlich