New high for Journal of Terramechanics Impact Factor

The current impact factor of 1.236 is the highest that the Journal has ever achieved. The Journal of Terramechanics papers are downloaded in 97 countries around the world. The current Journal Ranking is 27th in the JCR category ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL from 36th last year.

We mourn the passing of Past President Dean Freitag

We mourn the loss of past ISTVS President Dean Freitag, who was president 1975–78. We send our warmest condolences to his family.

Terramechanics Events

Check back here regularly for news updates on ISTVS conferences, as well as related conferences and workshops in all the various fields of terrain mechanics. Read on for the latest conference and workshop news.

Terramechanics Events Updates
Call for Papers: ICRA14 Workshop

Hong Kong, 2014 June 01  Held in conjunction with the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, this workshop will focus on state-of-the-art developments in modeling, perception, estimation and control of all-terrain mobile robots. » Workshop details.



18th International Conference

The 18th International Conference of the ISTVS was held at the Hoam Faculty House of Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, September 22-25, 2014.

Join an amazing legacy of international conferences since our first meeting in 1962 in Turin, Italy — ISTVS is a small, connected group of professionals from industry, universities, and research institutions who have been meeting over five decades to share research findings.

It is a real pleasure to extend to all ISTVS members, students, and nonmember professionals a cordial invitation to visit Seoul, Korea, for our 18th International Conference in September.

» Conference Site
» Call for Papers
» Registration

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Mehari Tekeste

Mehari Tekeste is currently with John Deere ADV & Soils Lab.