March 12 – 13, 2015
Auditório da Engenharia Mecânica
UFSC, Florianópolis

3rd WMRD,  Third Workshop on Mechanism and Robot Design, is an event promoted by the Robotics Laboratory of Federal University of Santa Catarina. This workshop brings together students, researchers and professors from the areas of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics. The program of the workshop will consist of lectures which, together with informal conversations, will offer the participants a unique opportunity to share experiences and current trends in the areas of mechanisms and robotics.

In its third edition, 3rd WMRD will be held in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil, hosted by the Federal University of Santa Catarina.

3rd WMRD will bring the international lecturer:
* Jian Dai: Professor Jian Sheng Dai is Chair in Mechanisms and Robotics, Fellow of ASME, IMechE and Member of IEEE. He is also Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Associate Editor of Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics.

Workshop Topics:

Mechanisms and Robotics
* Computational Kinematics
* Theory of mechanisms
* Mechanism design
* Dynamics
* Kinematic analysis of serial and parallel robots
* Robot motion planning
* Autonomous robot

Mathematics Aided Robotics
* Screw Theory
* Clifford Algebras
* Lie Algebras
* Graph Theory
* Group Theory