UCLA MAE Professor Jonathan Hopkins and three other researchers’ paper “Compliant Mechanisms That Use Static Balancing to Achieve Dramatically Different States of Stiffness” was chosen as the Winner of the 2021 Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR) Best Paper Award.
The announcement from JMR was as follows:
Together with the Editorial Board of the Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (JMR), I am pleased to announce the winner of the journal’s 2021 Best Paper Award:
Reinier Kuppens, Miguel A. Bessa, Just L. Herder, and Jonathan B. Hopkins, “Compliant Mechanisms That Use Static Balancing to Achieve Dramatically Different States of Stiffness,” ASME J. Mechanisms Robotics, April 2021; 13(2): 021010. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4049438.
The 2021 Best Paper Award is given to the paper recognized by the Editor and Editorial Board for its outstanding contribution to the field of mechanisms and robotics published by JMR in 2021. The prize includes a wall plaque for each author and will be announced in the journal, on JMR’s companion website (asmejmr.org), and through the journal’s online social media channels.
Venkat Krovi, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
Congratulation Prof. Hopkins!