All Events

May 6, 2016

The MS in Robotics program is hosting Paul Millman, the Vice President of Product Solutions from Intuitive Surgical, Inc., for a talk on Friday, May 6.

May 5, 2016

NxR has been invited to attend the public opening of the new DARPA: Redefining Possible exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry. If you'd like to RSVP, reach out to Jarvis for the link.

December 3, 2015
Kathrin Flaßkamp is giving a talk on "Variational Integrators for LQR and Filtering Problems". Click to read the abstract.
November 19, 2015

Gerardo De La Torre will be presenting on his previous and current projects.

September 28, 2015 to October 2, 2015

The 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems will take place in Hamburg, Germany, September 28 - October 02, 2015.

August 24, 2015 to August 28, 2015

The 11th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, August 24 to 28, 2015. IEEE CASE is the flagship automation conference of the IEEE RAS and constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry and multidisciplinary research in automation.

August 18, 2015

Dr. Andrea Walther from the University of Paderborn will be giving a seminar on optimization methods with automatic differentiation in aerodynamic and industrial optimal design applications.

August 17, 2015

Andy Wilson will be defending his PhD thesis at 2pm in the BME Conference Room (Tech E311).

Title: Information-based Trajectory Optimization for Active Estimation in Mechanical Systems
Committee: Todd D. Murphey (Chair), Brenna D. Argall, Ed Colgate, and Wendy Murray.

July 8, 2015

Alex Ansari will be defending his PhD thesis.

Title: Sequential Action Control: Closed-Form Optimal Feedback for Nonlinear and Hybrid Systems.
Committee: Todd D. Murphey (Chair), Brenna D. Argall and Ed Colgate.

July 1, 2015 to July 3, 2015

The 2015 American Control Conference will be held on July 1-3 at the Hilton Palmer House in Chicago.

June 22, 2015 to June 26, 2015

The IEEE World Haptics Conference 2015 will be held on June 22-26, 2015 at Northwestern University.  A number of NxR students and faculty will be presenting posters and papers during the conference.

June 2, 2015

Anne En-Tzu Yang will be presenting.

May 26, 2015

Matt Green will be presenting.

May 26, 2015 to May 29, 2015

The 2015 IEEE ICRA Conference is taking place in Seattle, Washington.  Several members of the NxR Lab will be presenting papers on their current research.

May 20, 2015

On Thursday, May 21, the Museum of Science and Industry will unveil its new robotics exhibit, Robot Revolution. For the past few years, Northwestern faculty and other international robotics experts have served as advisers to this project. In honor of the exhibit’s opening, two of those experts will speak at Northwestern’s Robot Revolution symposium.The symposium will open with a technical talk on machine learning for robotics, followed by a broad audience talk on the future of robotics in manufacturing.

May 19, 2015

Yu-Wei Liao will be presenting.

May 12, 2015

Andy Wilson will be presenting.

May 5, 2015

Chen Chen will be presenting.

May 4, 2015

Dr. Robert Howe from Harvard University will be presenting "Robot Hands for the Real World".  The abstract of the talk is listed below.


April 28, 2015

Craig Shultz will be presenting.

April 21, 2015

Ugurcan Mugan will be presenting.

April 10, 2015 to April 11, 2015

NxR will be celebrating National Robotics Week at the MSI Robot Block Party, presenting a number of current research projects to the public.

April 7, 2015

Members of the lab will be presenting demos for the MSI event.

March 31, 2015

The first NxR meeting of the Spring quarter.  We'll be reviewing lab business and scheduling speakers for the quarter.

March 11, 2015

The undergraduate team working with Nelson on the Gibbot will be presenting.


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