Gerardo De La Torre will be presenting on his previous and current projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Anne En-Tzu Yang will be presenting.
Matt Green will be presenting.
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.
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.
Yu-Wei Liao will be presenting.
Andy Wilson will be presenting.
Chen Chen will be presenting.
Dr. Robert Howe from Harvard University will be presenting "Robot Hands for the Real World". The abstract of the talk is listed below.
Craig Shultz will be presenting.
Ugurcan Mugan will be presenting.
Members of the lab will be presenting demos for the MSI event.
The first NxR meeting of the Spring quarter. We'll be reviewing lab business and scheduling speakers for the quarter.