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February 5, 2014

The submission deadline for the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2014 is Feb. 5, 2014.  This is an especially exciting conference to submit to because it is being held in Chicago, and NxR Prof. Kevin Lynch is acting as the General Chair of the conference.  Additionally, professors Brenna Argall and Todd Murphey are on the local planning committee.

February 4, 2014

Visiting student Daniele Leonardis will be presenting.

January 28, 2014

NxR post doc Matt Green will be giving a talk titled From photons to motion: prey capture, the zebrafish visuomotor system and other stuff.

January 21, 2014

Emmanouil Tzorakoleftherakis will be presenting.  Note that this meeting will not be held in the ME Conference Room.  Look for an announcement stating the location.

December 13, 2013

This is the annual holiday party for all members of the NxR lab.  Be sure to sign up for beverage requests on the email Alex sent out.

December 12, 2013

NxR Prof. Brenna Argall is hosting an EECS seminar that may be of interest to NxR members.

December 6, 2013

David Meyer will be presenting

November 22, 2013

We will be hosting a networking hour for NxR students and faculty.

November 22, 2013

Matt Elwin will be presenting

November 15, 2013

This week's NxR meeting is being replaced by a special seminar in robotics. Professor Michael Zinn from the University of Wisconsin will be speaking on "Minimally Invasive Robotic Catheters: Addressing Challenges through Modeling, Control, and Design."

November 8, 2013

Yang Bai will be presenting

November 1, 2013

Alex Ansari will be giving an IROS practice talk

October 25, 2013

We have a visiting speaker from RIC. Tommaso Lenzi will be giving a talk titled "Enhancing Human Movement Ability using Wearable Robots.”

October 16, 2013

Jarvis Schultz will be presenting.

October 2, 2013

Alex Birdwell will present

June 10, 2013

The weekly NxR meeting and corresponding talk by Jarvis Schultz has been canceled to make room for Tim Caldwell's PhD thesis defense.

June 3, 2013

Nelson Rosa is presenting.

May 31, 2013

Eric Schearer will be giving a tutorial on Gaussian Process Regression. All are welcome to attend.

May 30, 2013

Professor Miguel Nicolelis from Duke University will be giving a talk titled "Computing with Brain Circuits: What is Possible, What is Not".

May 22, 2013

Prof. Todd Murphey will be presenting a talk titled "Topology Scheduling for Power Network Stability".

May 20, 2013

Vlad Seghete is presenting.

May 18, 2013

Every spring McCormick students compete for glory and prizes, running their robots against competitors and a challenging track. Taems of students design, build, and program their robots to operate autonomously. Often teams are cross-departmental, and students of all years work together, learning from one another.

This year 13 teams have built autonomous robots that will search out and capture smaller, autonomous "prey" robots. The robot that captures the most "prey" wins!

May 13, 2013

Lucie Huet is presenting.

May 6, 2013

Tim Caldwell is presenting.

April 29, 2013

Dr. Robert Gregg is presenting.

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