Regular Events

Robotics@Illinois Seminar Series

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Fridays at 1-2pm, Virtural (in CSL Studio 1232 when in person)

An ongoing, weekly seminar featuring a diverse range of topics reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the field of robotics.

Previous Events

“Empathetic Physical Interaction”

Date – Feb 18, 2021   4pm
Speaker – Katsu Yamane, Ph.D., Honda Research Institute

Sponsor – ECE Distinguished Colloquium Series
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“Control Challenges in Soft Robotics”

Date – Feb 9, 2021   10:00 am
Speaker – Professor Mark Spong, System Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas

Sponsor – Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
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CS Seminar – Guoquan Huang, University of Delaware

Visual-Inertial State Estimation and Perception for Autonomous Vehicles
Wed, Feb 5, 2020, 10-11am
2405 Siebel Center

Decision Control Laboratory Seminar Series: Ludovic Righetti, Associate Professor, NYU
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Efficient Algorithms for Agile Multi-Contact Locomotion
Wed, Dec 4, 2019
CSL Auditorium B02

Center for Autonomy Distinguished Lecture: Lydia Kavraki, Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Rice University

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Mon, Nov 18, 3:30 pm
2405 Siebel Center

Seminar Talk: Kiril Solovey, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University

Algorithms for Large-Scale Multi-Robot Routing in Transportation
Wed, Nov 13, 2pm
1232 CSL Studio (conference room)

Center for Autonomy Distinguished Lecture: Jonathan How, Richard Cockburn Maclaurin Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT.

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4 pm Nov. 7, 2019
CSL Auditorium (CSL B02)
Reception to follow in CSL 301, 5-7PM

DCL Seminar: Koushil Sreenath, Assistant Professor of ME, UC Berkeley

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Wed, Oct 23,  3:00 pm
CSL Auditorium, Room B02

CS Seminar: Aleksandra Faust, Research Scientist, Google Brain Robotics

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Mon, Oct 21, 3:30 pm
2405 Siebel Center

Center for Autonomy Portfolio Discovery Workshop

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Tues, Oct 15
1232 CSL Studio Conference Room

100-Drone Aerial Light Show in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois

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Friday, September 20, 9:00 pm
iHotel and Conference Center in Champaign

“Let’s be Flexible: Soft Haptics and Soft Robotics” by Allison Okamura, Professor, Stanford University, Director, CHARM Lab

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Tuesday, September 17, 3:00 pm
190 Eng. Sciences Bldg

“Robot Motion Planning: From Algorithms to Systems” by Kris Hauser, Associate Professor, UIUC

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Wednesday, August 28, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
2405 Siebel Center

“Intelligent Perception for Dynamic, Tactical Unmanned System Operations” by Dr. Anup Parikh, Sandia National Laboratories R&D

Thursday, June 6, 11:00-12:00 pm
CSL Auditorium B01

“Making Aerial Robotics Safer in the Face of External Disturbances” by Mark Mueller, Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

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Monday, April 29, 4:00 pm
103 Talbot Lab

“Safety-Critical Control of Dynamic Robotic Systems” by Aaron Ames, Professor, California Institute of Technology

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Thursday, April 11, 4:00 pm
CSL Auditorium B02

“Trustworthy Autonomy: Algorithms for Human-Robot Systems” by Katie Driggs-Campbell, PhD, Assistant Professor, UIUC

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Thursday, April 4, 3:00-4:00 pm
Siebel Center 2405

“Towards Human-Friendly Robots” by Joohyung Kim, Research Scientist in Disney Research

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Thursday, March 28, 10:00-11:00 am
CSL Auditorium B02

“Human-in-the-Loop Deep Learning and Beyond” by Dr. Sam Ghosal, Iowa State

Monday, March 18, 2:30 pm
CSL Rm 141

“Learning and Reasoning with Visual Correspondence in Time” by Xiaolong Wang, Carnegie Mellon University

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Wednesday, March 13, 10:00 am
CSL Auditorium B02

“Service Robots for All” by Elaine Short, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin

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Tuesday, March 5, 10:00 am
2405 Siebel Center

“Automation vs. Augmentation – Socially Assistive Robots and the Future of Work” by Maja Mataric´, Professor, University of Southern California

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Wednesday, February 27, 3:00 pm
CSL Auditorium B02