Invited Sessions and Organizers

Aerospace Applications
Abhinandan Jain (Caltech, JPL, USA)
Jozsef Kovecses (McGill Univ., Canada)
Pierangelo Masarati (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Biomechanics
Dirk Lefeber (Univ. Brussels (VUB), Belgium)
Arend Schwab (TU Delft, Netherlands)

Contact and Constraints
Peter Betsch (Univ. of Siegen, Germany)
Juan C. García Orden (Technical Univ. of Madrid, Spain)
Friedrich Pfeiffer (TU-Muenchen, Germany)

Control Modelling and Applications
Wojciech Blajer (Technical Univ. of Radom, Poland)
Ben Jonker (Univ. of Twente, Netherlands)
Sigrid Leyendecker (Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)

Efficient Simulation and Real-Time Applications
Kurt Anderson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA)
Javier Cuadrado (Univ. de La Coruna, Spain)
Sung-Soo Kim (Chungnam National Univ., Korea)

Flexible Multibody Dynamics
Alberto Cardona (CIMEC (INTEC), UNL-Coniceet, Argentina)
Aki Mikkola (Lappeenranta Univ. of Technology, Finland)
Ahmed Shabana (Univ. Illinois at Chicago, USA)

Formulations and Numerical Methods
Martin Arnold (Martin Luther Univ. Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
Olivier A. Bauchau (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China; Georgia Tech, USA)
Carlo L. Bottasso (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Mechatronics and Robotics
Viktor Berbyuk (Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden)
Andreas Müller (Institute of Mechatronics, Chemnitz, Germany)
Mircea Teodorescu (Univ. Cranfield, UK, UC Santa Cruz, USA)

Multiphysics and Coupled Problems in MBS
Rudranarayan M. Mukherjee (Caltech, JPL, USA)
Hiroaki Yoshimura (Waseda University, Japan)

Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis
Olivier Brüls (Univ. of Liège, Belgium)
Peter Eberhard (Univ. of Stuttgart, Germany)

Railroad Vehicle Dynamics
Jose L. Escalona (Univ. of Seville, Spain)
Tae-Won Park (Ajou Univ., Korea)

Software Development and Education
Dan Negrut (Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
Olivier Verlinden (Univ. Mons, Belgium)
Wan Suk Yoo (Pusan National Univ., Korea)

Vehicle Dynamics and Simulation
Jorge Ambrósio (Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal)
Werner Schiehlen (Univ. of Stuttgart, Germany)