2017 / 07 / 03 AM 10:30 - 11:30
301 - 204
MIT Cheetah: a new design paradigm for p.. [76]
Speaker : Prof. Sangbae Kim
Recent technological advances in legged robots are opening up a new era of mobile robotics. In particular, legged robots have a great potential to help disaster situations or elderly care services. Whereas manufacturing robots are designed for maximum stiffn
2017 / 06 / 23 / PM 4:00 - 5:00
301 - 204
Back To The Future: AlphaGo, Monte Carlo.. [561]
Speaker : Prof. MICHAEL C. FU
MICHAEL C. FU holds the Smith Chair of Management Science in the Decision, Operations and Information Technologies Department of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, with a joint appointment in the Institute for Systems Research and an affiliate appointment in the Departmen
2016 / 10 / 24 PM 3:30 - 4:30
301 - 1420
[PAST] Transforming Aerial Vehicles in A.. [1,836]
Speaker : Dr. Antonio Franchi
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), have gained enormous popularity in the last decades thanks to their versatility and applicability in a vast range of fields, such as search and rescue, surveillance and patrolling,
2016 / 10 / 10 AM 11:00 - 12:00
313 - 224
[PAST] Autonomous Aerial Navigation usin.. [372]
Speaker : Prof. Shaojie Shen
Autonomous Aerial Navigation using Monocular Visual-Inertial Fusion

I will present recent results in the HKUST UAV group towards robust autonomous navigation using only the sensory information from a monocular camera and an
2016 / 10 / 10 AM 11:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Synergies and underactuation: lea.. [673]
Speaker : Dr. Fanny Ficuciello
Fanny Ficuciello received the Laurea degree magna cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II in 2007. She received the Ph.D. degree in Computer and Automation Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II, in November 2010. Currently sh
2016 / 10 / 10 / AM 10:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Dynamic Biped Robot Walking – Be.. [359]
Speaker : Prof. Jim Schmiedeler
Jim Schmiedeler is an Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He received the B.S. degree from the University of Notre Dame and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from The Ohio State University, all in mechanical e
2016 / 10 / 07 PM 4:00 - 5:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Robots in Harmony with Humans [655]
Speaker : Prof. David Hsu
Robots in Harmony with Humans

Early robots often occupied tightly controlled environments, e.g., factory floors, designed to segregate robots and humans for safety. Today robots "live" with humans, providing a variety of services a
2016 / 10 / 07 PM 01:30 - 2:30
313 - 224
[PAST] Planning and Control of Multi-Con.. [1]
Speaker : Dr. Maximo Roa
Title: Planning and Control of Multi-Contact Interactions with Humanoid Robots: Grasping and Balancing

Balancing and grasping are two different activities of humanoid robots, which share the same mathematical framework. This can be exploited bot
2015 / 12 / 23 / AM 11:00
301 - 105
[PAST] Robot's Artificial Mind and How I.. [24]
Speaker : Hae Won Park
Hae Won Park is a postdoctoral associate at the Personal Robots Group (PRG) at the MIT Media
Lab. During her PhD and postdoc at Georgia Institute of Technology, she co-founded Zyrobotics,
a spin-off from Georgia Tech that is licensing the three patents generated
2015 / 11 / 06 / AM 11:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Design Involving Many Links: Shap.. [7]
Speaker : Professor Andrew P. Murray
Abstract :

Noting that simplicity in operation is always the goal, research in the Design of Innovative Machines Lab (DIMLab) seeks to effectively synthesize complicated systems of rigid bodies when required by the design challenge. Four topics will be covered.
2015 / 10 / 02 / PM 1:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Automatic Representation Learning.. [391]
Speaker : Bohyung Han
Bohyung Han received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Computer Engineering at Seoul National University, Korea, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, in
2015 / 07 / 02 / PM 4:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] University of Michigan's Work Tow.. [15]
Speaker : Ryan M. Eustice
Ryan M. Eustice is an Associate Professor in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan where he additionally holds joint appointments in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Department of Mechani
2015 / 05 / 15 / AM 11:00
301 - 1420
[PAST] Autonomous Robotics in Australia:.. [336]
Speaker : Dr. Jon Kim
Dr. Jon Kim is a senior lecturer at the Australian National University in Canberra. His research interests are in estimation & control, and optimization with applications in the aerospace, mining and forestry industries. He has obtained his PhD in Field Robotics at the Univers
2015 / 01 / 15 / AM 11:00
[PAST] Grasping and Assembling with Modu.. [343]
Speaker : Dr. Jungwon Seo
In this talk, I will present my research on robotic grasping and
assembly: how to enable robots to grasp objects and assemble target
structures autonomously. They are fundamental problems in robotic
manipulation where we have robots rea
2014 / 12 / 29 PM 4:00
[PAST] Future Trends in Robotics Educati.. [1,002]
Speaker : Frank Chongwoo Park
Robotics is a fast-moving discipline and highly interdisciplinary in nature.
Although relatively young compared to other more established disciplines like
classical mechanics and even control engineering, there is a general consensus
2014 / 11 / 06 / AM 11:00
301 - 203
[PAST] Trading safety versus performance.. [53]
Speaker : Stefano Carpin

We consider a stochastic deployment problem, where a robotic swarm is
tasked with the objective of positioning at least one robot at each of a
set of pre-assigned targets while meeting a temporal deadline. Travel
times and failu
2014 / 10 / 31 / AM 11:00
[PAST] Novel Robots for Patient-Cooperat.. [339]
Speaker : Robert Reiner (ETH Zurich)
Robotic technologies and their clinical applications play an
increasingly important role in neurorehabilitation. However, most
rehabilitation robots work with patients in a "master-slave" relationship,
thus forcing the patient to follow a
2014 / 08 / 26 / AM 11:00
[PAST] Video Analysis of Human Body [331]
Speaker : Takeo Kanade
Takeo Kanade is the U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of
Computer Science and Robotics and the director of Quality of Life Technology
Engineering Research Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his
Doctoral degree in Electrical Engine
2014 / 07 / 11
301 - 105
[PAST] Colloquium on Biomimetic Mechanic.. [19]
Speaker : CBMS
Invitation Center for Biomimetic Mechanical Systems was established in November 2007 at the Institute of Advanced Machinery and Design, SNU, with the support from Korean Government (National Research Foundation of Korea). With the goal of overcoming the current barriers faced
2014 / 06 / 09 / PM 1:00
301 - 117
[PAST] DARPA Robotics Challenge: Team D.. [134]
Speaker : Paul Oh
Prof. Paul Oh is a full professor, ASME Fellow and Associate Department Head at Drexel's
Mechanical Engineering Department. He received mechanical engineering degrees from McGill
(B.Eng 1989), Seoul National (M.Sc 1992), and Columbia (PhD 1999) universities. Hono

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