Journal History

2012 The inaugural issue was released. Robotics was published as a quarterly journal.
2013 Robotics was indexed in DBLP Computer Science Bibliography (Universität Trier). 
Robotics was indexed in Inspec (IET).
2016 Robotics was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2017 Robotics was indexed in Scopus.
Robotics announced the first edition of the Travel Award.
2019 Robotics received its CiteScore (2018) of 1.53.
2020 Robotics received its CiteScore (2019) of 2.5.
2021 Robotics received its CiteScore (2020) of 3.5.
2022 Robotics received its CiteScore (2021) of 4.9.
2023 Robotics received its first Impact Factor (3.7).
Robotics received its CiteScore (2022) of 5.9.
2024 Robotics adopted a monthly publication schedule.


2012–2019 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Huosheng Hu
2020–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Marco Ceccarelli

Section Editor-in-Chief

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Carbone for the Section on Intelligent Robots and Mechatronics
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Roberto Sabatini for the Section on Aerospace Robotics and Autonomous Systems

Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Xinjun Liu for the Section on Industrial Robots & Automation
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Antonio Frisoli for the Section on Humanoid and Human Robotics
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Hai Wang for the Section on Agricultural and Field Robotics


Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Saïd Zeghloul for the Section on Medical Robotics and Service Robotics
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Dr. Thierry Chaminade for the Section on Neurorobotics

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