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Workshop on Positioning Accuracy in Paralel Robots

Workshop on Methodologies for Increasing the Positioning Accuracy of High-Acceleration Parallel Robots Used in Industrial Applications

November 20-21, 2019, Ankara

Workshop Program and Presentations

The aim of the workshop is dissemination of the know-how of experts on structural and control-based improvements in order to increase the positioning accuracy of parallel robots commonly used in industrial applications. The workshop is aimed for mechanical engineers from industry and universities. The workshop languages are Turkish and English.


Organized by

Izmir Institute of Technology (IzTech) Department of Mechanical Engineering

Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Mechanical Engineering

Turkish Machine Theory Association (IFToMM MO Turkey)

Funded by

The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey with grant no 116M272


Gökhan Kiper (IzTech) (Co-chair) –

Can Dede (IzTech) (Co-chair) –

Eres Söylemez (METU) (Co-chair) –

Ulaş Yaman (METU)

Emre Uzunoğlu (IzTech)

Merve Özkahya (IzTech)

İbrahimcan Görgülü  (IzTech)

Erkan Paksoy (IzTech)


Kemal Özgören (METU)

Ashitava Ghosal (IISc Bangalore)

Juan C. Jauregui Correa  (Autonomous Uni. of Queretaro)

Can Dede (IzTech)

Gökhan Kiper (IzTech)

Emre Uzunoğlu (IzTech)

İbrahimcan Görgülü  (IzTech)


  • Parallel robots and Industrical Applications
  • A case study: Sun tracking with a 3-UPU and a 3-RPS parallel manipulator
  • A case study: Planar laser cutting machine
  • Mechanical design considerations
  • Balancing
  • Stiffness modelling
  • Control design
  • Discussion on participant-specific issues


Registration to the workshop is free. Besides the workshop lectures, there will be a dinner on November 21, Thursday. For registration please send an e-mail to until October 31, 2019.


The workshop will take place at Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Mechanical Engineering building. METU Campus is in Ankara, Turkey. Ankara Esenboğa International Airport has direct flights to many cities in Europe and Asia.


The participants may stay in METU guest house inside the campus or nearby hotels. Transpostation from/to the guest house will be organized.