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09 Rone, W., Saab, W., Kumar, A., Ben-Tzvi, P., “Controller Design, Analysis and Exper- imental Validation of a Robotic Serpentine Tail to Maneuver and Stabilize a Quadrupedal Robot” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measure- ment and Control, Transactions of the ASME, Published Online, February 2019. DOI: 10.1115/1.4042948 Saab, W., Rone, W., Kumar, A., Ben-Tzvi, P., “Design and Integration of a Novel Spa- tial Articulated Robotic Tail” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Published online, February 2019. DOI: 10.1109/ TMECH.2019.2897885 Williams, A., Sebastian, B., Ben-Tzvi, P., “Review and Analysis of Search, Extraction, Evacuation, and Medical Treatment Field Robots” Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Published online, February 2019. DOI: 10.1007/s10846-019-00991-6 Saab, W., Racioppo, P., Ben-Tzvi, P., “A Review of Coupling Mechanism Designs for Modular Reconfigurable Robots” Robotica Journal, Vol. 37, Issue 2, pp. 378-403, Febru- ary 2019. Saab, W., Racioppo, P., Kumar, A., Ben-Tz- vi, P., “Design of a Miniature Modular Inch- worm Robot with an Anisotropic Friction Skin” Robotica Journal, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 521-538, March 2019. Ben-Tzvi and his former Ph.D. student Anil Kumar, Senior System Integration Engineer at GM Cruise Automation, were issued the following US Patent: Ben-Tzvi, P., Kumar, A., “Linear Optical Sensor Arrays (LOSA) Tracking System for Active Marker Based 3D Motion Tracking." Ben-Tzvi was elected and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Technical Program Com- mittee for the 43rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at the 2019 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC/CIE), August 2019, Anaheim, CA. Ben-Tzvi is also serving as Member of the Technical Program Committee for the 2019 IEEE International Workshop on Robotic and Sensors Environments - ROSE 2019, Ottawa, Canada, 17-18 June 2019. Ban organizes conference Associate Pro- fessor Chunmei Ban is organizing the Beyond Lith- ium-ion XII 2019 Conference focus- ing on transforma- tional advances in beyond-lithium energy storage technologies. Correction In the previous issue of Momen- tum, a photo incorrectly said that Professor Corina Sandu was receiv- ing the SAE McFarland Award. The photo (reprinted at left) was taken at an ASME conference unrelated to the award. Sandu will receive the McFarland Award at the SAE Congress in April.