All Events

May 15, 2014

Hayley Belli will be giving a practice talk.

May 15, 2014

Dr. Mike Paulin from the University of Otago, New Zealand will be presenting on The origin of inference: Ediacaran ecology and the evolution of spiking neurons. 

Feel free to join the webcast at

May 8, 2014

Andy Wilson will be presenting.

May 1, 2014

Anastasia Mavrommati will be talking about her current research and some of the work that she recently completed as part of an internship at Ekso Bionics.

April 24, 2014

Jian Shi will be talking about some of the work he has been doing lately with our Barrett WAM arm.

April 17, 2014

Adam Barber will be presenting on the progress that has been made with our Baxter Research Robot made by Rethink Robotics.

April 16, 2014

NxR Prof. Randy Freeman is giving the Wednesdays@NICO seminar. His talk is titled Decentralized Synchronization of Heterogeneous Oscillators on Networks with Aribtrary Topology. More about his talk can be found on the NICO site.

April 11, 2014 to April 12, 2014
April 10, 2014

The students giving talks at the Museum of Science and Industry's Robot Block Party will be giving practice talks.

April 3, 2014

This is our first meeting of the term. We'll likely shift around some lab jobs, and we'll definitely schedule the talks for the rest of the quarter. So be prepared to volunteer!

March 27, 2014

Jingjin Yu a postdoc in MIT's CSAIL lab will be giving a talk.

March 11, 2014

A group of students from Prof. Mitra Hartmann's lab will be updating NxR about their recent work.

March 5, 2014

Jeremy Newkirk from the University of Notre Dame will be giving a talk titled "A Robotic Parallel Platform for Automated Tire Changing of Large Mining Vehicles."

March 4, 2014

NxR students Ahalya Prabhakar and Zack Woodruff will be sharing a presentation slot.

February 25, 2014

Nick Marchuk will be presenting.

February 18, 2014

Members from the TPad group will be presenting.  Read about their research here and here.

February 11, 2014

Lauren Miller will be presenting.

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.


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