Awards and Finalists

All award finalists will be presented, Tuesday and Wednesday, at award sessions, in parallel to the regular oral sessions (listed as "Award finalists" sessions on infovaya)

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Paper

Finalists:

  • Translating Images into Maps
    Saha, Avishkar; Mendez Maldonado, Oscar Alejandro; Russell, Chris; Bowden, Richard
  • CT-ICP: Real-time Elastic LiDAR Odometry with Loop Closure
    Dellenbach, Pierre; Deschaud, Jean-Emmanuel; Jacquet, Bastien; GOULETTE, François
  • D2A-BSP: Distilled Data Association Belief Space Planning with Performance Guarantees Under Budget Constraints
    Shienman, Moshe; Indelman, Vadim

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Student Paper

Finalists:

  • Offline Learning of Counterfactual Perception as Prediction for Real-World Robotic Reinforcement Learning
    Jin, Jun; Graves, Daniel; Haigh, Cameron; Luo, Jun; Jagersand, Martin
  • Dynamic Underactuated Manipulator Using a Flexible Body with a Structural Anisotropy
    Maruo, Akihiro; Shibata, Akihide; Higashimori, Mitsuru
  • Interactive Robotic Grasping with Attribute-Guided Disambiguation
    Yang, Yang; Lou, Xibai; Choi, Changhyun

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Automation Paper

Finalists:

  • SPIN Road Mapper: Extracting Roads from Aerial Images via Spatial and Interaction Space Graph Reasoning for Autonomous Driving
    Bandara, Wele Gedara Chaminda; Valanarasu, Jeya Maria Jose; Patel, Vishal
  • ARChemist: Autonomous Robotic Chemistry System Architecture
    Fakhruldeen, Hatem; Pizzuto, Gabriella; Jakub, Glowacki; Cooper, Andrew Ian
  • Precise 3D Reconstruction of Plants from UAV Imagery Combining Bundle Adjustment and Template Matching
    Marks, Elias Ariel; Magistri, Federico; Stachniss, Cyrill

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Coordination Paper

Finalists:

  • Learning Scalable Policies over Graphs for Multi-Robot Task Allocation using Capsule Attention Networks
    Paul, Steve; Ghassemi, Payam; Chowdhury, Souma
  • Decentralized Model Predictive Control for Equilibrium-based Collaborative UAV Bar Transportation
    Castro Sundin, Roberto; Roque, Pedro; Dimarogonas, Dimos V.
  • A Deep Reinforcement Learning Environment for Particle Robot Navigation and Object Manipulation
    Shen, Jeremy; Xiao, Erdong; Liu, Yuchen; Feng, Chen

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Deployed Systems Paper

Finalists:

  • Autonomous Teamed Exploration of Subterranean Environments using Legged and Aerial Robots
    Kulkarni, Mihir; Dharmadhikari, Mihir Rahul; Tranzatto, Marco; Zimmermann, Samuel; Reijgwart, Victor; De Petris, Paolo; Nguyen, Huan; Khedekar, Nikhil Vijay; Papachristos, Christos; Ott, Lionel; Siegwart, Roland; Hutter, Marco; Alexis, Kostas
  • Learning Model Predictive Control for Quadrotors
    Li, Guanrui; Tunchez, Alex; Loianno, Giuseppe
  • Optimizing Terrain Mapping and Landing Site Detection for Autonomous UAVs
    Proença, Pedro F.; Delaune, Jeff; Brockers, Roland

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Dynamics and Control Paper

Finalists:

  • Cooperative Modular Single Actuator Monocopters Capable of Controlled Passive Separation
    CAI, Xinyu; Win, Shane Kyi Hla; Win, Luke Soe Thura; Sufiyan, Danial; Foong, Shaohui
  • Real-time Optimal Landing Control of the MIT Mini Cheetah
    Jeon, Se Hwan; Kim, Sangbae; Kim, Donghyun
  • Real-Time Multi-Contact Model Predictive Control via ADMM
    Aydinoglu, Alp; Posa, Michael

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Interaction Paper

Finalists:

  • Effects of Interfaces on Human-Robot Trust: Specifying and Visualizing Physical Zones
    Hudspeth, Marisa; Balali, Sogol; Grimm, Cindy; Sowell, Ross T.
  • Synergistic Scheduling of Learning and Allocation of Tasks in Human-Robot Team
    Vats, Shivam; Kroemer, Oliver; Likhachev, Maxim
  • Human-Robot Shared Control for Surgical Robot Based on Context-Aware Sim-to-Real Adaptation
    Zhang, Dandan; wu, zicong; Chen, Junhong; Zhu, Ruiqi; Munawar, Adnan; Xiao, Bo; Guan, Yuan; Su, Hang; Guo, Yao; Fischer, Gregory Scott; Lo, Benny Ping Lai; Yang, Guang-Zhong

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Learning Paper

Finalists:

  • Symphony: Learning Realistic and Diverse Agents for Autonomous Driving Simulation
    Igl, Maximilian; Kim, Daewoo; Kuefler, Alex; Mougin, Paul; Shah, Punit; Shiarlis, Kyriacos; Anguelov, Dragomir; Palatucci, Mark; White, Brandyn; Whiteson, Shimon
  • TartanDrive: A Large-Scale Dataset for Learning Off-Road Dynamics Models
    Triest, Samuel; Sivaprakasam, Matthew; Wang, Sean J.; Wang, Wenshan; Johnson, Aaron; Scherer, Sebastian
  • Augmenting Reinforcement Learning with Behavior Primitives for Diverse Manipulation Tasks
    Nasiriany, Soroush; Liu, Huihan; Zhu, Yuke

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Locomotion Paper

Finalists:

  • Scalable Minimally Actuated Leg Extension Bipedal Walker Based on 3D Passive Dynamics
    Islam, Sharfin; Carter, Kamal; Yim, Justin K.; Kyle, James; Bergbreiter, Sarah; Johnson, Aaron
  • Omni-Roach: A legged robot capable of traversing multiple types of large obstacles and self-righting
    Mi, Jonathan; Wang, Yaqing; Li, Chen
  • Trajectory Optimization Formulation with Smooth Analytical Derivatives for Track-leg and Wheel-leg Ground Robots
    Mane, Adwait; Swart, Dylan; White, Jason; Hubicki, Christian

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Manipulation Paper

Finalists:

  • Online Object Model Reconstruction and Reuse for Lifelong Improvement of Robot Manipulation
    Lu, Shiyang; Wang, Rui; Miao, Yinglong; Mitash, Chaitanya; Bekris, Kostas E.
  • Multi-view object pose distribution tracking for pre-grasp planning on mobile robots
    Naik, Lakshadeep; Iversen, Thorbjørn Mosekjær; Kramberger, Aljaz; Wilm, Jakob; Krüger, Norbert
  • Manipulation of unknown objects via contact configuration regulation
    Doshi, Neel; Taylor, Orion; Rodriguez, Alberto

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Mechanisms and Design Paper

Finalists:

  • TaTa: A Universal Jamming Gripper with High-Quality Tactile Perception and Its Application to Underwater Manipulation
    Li, Shoujie; Yin, Xianghui; XIA, Chongkun; Ye, Linqi; WANG, xueqian; LIANG, bin
  • Design of a Biomimetic Tactile Sensor for Material Classification
    Dai, Kevin; Wang, Xinyu; Rojas, Allison M.; Harber, Evan; Tian, Yu; Paiva, Nicholas; Gnehm, Joseph; Schindewolf, Evan; Choset, Howie; Webster-Wood, Victoria; Li, Lu
  • A Wearable Fingertip Cutaneous Haptic Device with Continuous Omnidirectional Motion Feedback
    Zhang, Peizhi; Kamezaki, Mitsuhiro; Hattori, Yutaro; Sugano, Shigeki

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Navigation Paper

Finalists:

  • Event-Triggered Tracking Control Scheme for Quadrotors with External Disturbances: Theory and Validations
    Gao, Pengcheng; Wang, Gang; Li, Qingdu; Zhang, Jianwei; Shen, Yantao
  • EDPLVO: Efficient Direct Point-Line Visual Odometry
    Zhou, Lipu; Huang, Guoquan (Paul); Mao, Yinian; Wang, Shengze; Kaess, Michael
  • Confidence-based Robot Navigation under Sensor Occlusion with Deep Reinforcement Learning
    Ryu, Hyeongyeol; Yoon, Minsung; Park, Daehyung; Yoon, Sung-eui

ICRA 2022 Outstanding Planning Paper

Finalists:

  • Optimizing Trajectories with Closed-Loop Dynamic SQP
    Singh, Sumeet; Slotine, Jean-Jacques E.; Sindhwani, Vikas
  • Improving Model Predictive Path Integral using Covariance Steering
    Yin, Ji; Zhang, Zhiyuan; Theodorou, Evangelos; Tsiotras, Panagiotis
  • Non-Gaussian Risk Bounded Trajectory Optimization for Stochastic Nonlinear Systems in Uncertain Environments
    Han, Weiqiao; M. Jasour, Ashkan; Williams, Brian