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Levi Hargrove - Regenstein Center for Bionic Medicine: Intuitive Control of Bionic Limbs

Amputation is a leading cause of disability, and prosthetic devices are commonly accepted treatment options to restore functional capabilities. However, current prosthetic devices still cannot fully…

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Talia Moore - A symbiotic philosophy for bio-inspired robotics

Humans have frequently looked to natural phenomena to inspire the design of art, structures, and mechanisms. However, there are as many different ways to learn from nature as there are words for this…

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Masayoshi Tomizuka - From State Space Control to Intelligent Machines: A Five-Decade Journey in Mechanical Systems Control

Masayoshi Tomizuka joined the Mechanical Engineering Department of UC Berkeley in 1974 after obtaining a PhD from MIT in the same year. It was an exciting time for someone in the field of dynamic…

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Todd Murphey - Control Principles for Robot Learning

Embodied learning systems rely on motion synthesis to enable efficient and flexible learning during continuous online deployment. Motion motivated by learning needs can be found throughout natural…

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Steven Balakirsky - Knowledge Driven Robotics: What the future holds

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Animesh Garg - Foundation Models for Decision Making in Robotics: LLMs & Pre-Training

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Zsolt Kira - Robotics in the Era of Vision-Language Foundation Models

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Brad Range & Daniel Olivero - Reliable Robotics at Scale

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Ye Zhao - Safe Humanoid Locomotion and Navigation: Challenges and Opportunities

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Shreyas Kousik - Safety for Widespread Robot Autonomy

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Karen Feigh - Expectations and Needs for Interaction in Human Robot Interaction

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Seth Hutchinson - Robotics Days for Industry 2023 Welcome and Overview

IRIM hosted Robotics Days for Industry on Wednesday and Thursday, November 29-30, 2023 in Klaus Advanced Computing Building (Room 1116) located at 266 Ferst Drive, Atlanta GA, 30332.

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Feifei Qian - Robotic Locomotion and Sensing on Deformable Terrains

Achieving robust mobility on natural and deformable terrains is pivotal for robots to operate effectively in real-world scenarios. Despite remarkable progress in robotics hardware and software,…

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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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