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Koushil Sreenath - Dynamic Legged LocoManipulation: Balancing Reinforcement Learning with Model-Based Control

Model-based control methods such as control Lyapunov and control barrier functions can provide formal guarantees of stability and safety for dynamic legged locomotion, given a precise model of the…

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Allison Okamura - Sort robots for humanity

Traditional robotic manipulators are constructed from rigid links and localized joints, which enables large forces and workspaces but creates challenges for safe and comfortable interaction with the…

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Joohyung Kim - Towards Human-Friendly Robots: We need more Robots at Home

The demand for robots that can work in close proximity and interact physically with humans has been increasing. Currently, there are robots in airports, restaurants, and amusement parks that guide,…

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Howie Choset - Making Large Dimensional Problems Small Again

Motion is all around us. Motion is particularly interesting when it has many degrees of freedom. This talk covers the design, sensing, and planning for snake, multi-agent and modular robot high DOF…

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Shreyas Kousik - The Right Stuff: Representing Safety to Get Robots Out in the Real World

Autonomous robots have the incredible potential to aid people by taking on difficult tasks and working alongside us. However, it will be difficult to trust robots in widespread deployment without…

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Veronica Santos - Get in touch: Tactile perception for human-robot systems

Compared to vision, the complementary sense of touch has yet to be broadly integrated into robotic systems that physically interact with the world. An artificial sense of touch is especially useful…

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Alfred Rizzi - Developing Robots that are Smart in both Body and Mind

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Mazen Farhood - Robust Control Tools for Validating UAS Flight Controllers

This talk presents a framework based on robust control theory to aid in the certification process of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) flight controllers. Uncertainties are characterized and quantified…

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Zachary Manchester - Composable Optimization for Robotic Motion Planning and Control

Contact interactions are pervasive in key real-world robotic tasks like manipulation and walking. However, the non-smooth dynamics associated with impacts and friction remain challenging to model,…

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Ralph Hollis - Ballbots

Who would want to make a mobile robot that has only a single spherical wheel? Well, I did! My talk will trace the development of the first successful “ballbot,” beginning in 2004. Now,…

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Yue Chen - Soft Robot Enabled Harvesting

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 9:45 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Yue Chen; Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering

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Sam Coogan - Safe Autonomy from Run-Time Assurance

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 1:45 p.m. on August 24, 2022. Sam Coogan; Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Seth Hutchinson - Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 9:30 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Seth Hutchinson; Professor and KUKA Chair for Robotics

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Zsolt Kira - Lifelong Robot Learning in an Open World

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Zsolt Kira; Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Computing

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Yufeng (Kevin) Chen - Insect Scale Multifunctional Micro-Aerial-Robots Powered by Soft Artificial Muscles

Recent advances in microrobotics have demonstrated remarkable locomotive capabilities such as hovering flights, impulsive jumps, and fast running in insect-scale robots. However, most microrobots…

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Kok-Meng Lee - Physics-based Machine Perception for Robotics and Intelligent Machines

Presented as part of the IRIM Symposium at 10:30 a.m. on August 24, 2022. Kok-Meng Lee; Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering

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