Spring semester 2018

DateSpeakerDepartmentAbstract
26.3.2018Prof. Mindy LevinMcGill University School of Physical and Occupational TherapyMotor abundance, compensation and adaptability in the stroke-damaged nervous syst
30.4.2018Dr. Guillaume DoisyChief Robotics Officer, WycaApplying mobile robotics and human robot interaction research to the startup world: the WYCA experience and other examples
28.5.2018Guy Cohen-Lazry PhD student, Industrial Engineering & Management Department, BGUA Window to Autonomous Vehicles from a Human-Robot Interaction Perspective
25.6.2018Prof. Zvi ShillerMechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, Ariel UniversityOn Optimal Trajectory Planning

 

Fall semester 2017/2018

DateSpeakerDepartmentAbstract
30.10.2017Dr. J. Michael HerrmannInstitute for Perception, Action and Behaviour, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Centre for RoboticsCritical Brains for Autonomous Robots
 27.11.2017Prof. Vladimir GontarBen-Gurion University of the NegevFrom Discrete Chaotic Dynamics of Living and Thinking Systems to Artificial
Brain, Consciousness and Creativity
25.12.2017

Nir Dgan

 

Shir Kashi

 

Yarden Sharon

Mechanical Engineering

 

Information Systems Engineering

 

Biomedical Engineering

(1) Wave-like propulsion robot over flexible surface

(2) Smooth leader or sharp follower? Playing the mirror game with a robot 

(3) Quantitative Characterization of Open and Robot-Assisted Needle-Driving Using the One-Sixth Power Law

Abstract of the talks

29.01.2018

 

Tal-Chen Rabinowitch

 

University of Washington

 

The clockworks of human-robot collaboration 
26.2.2018Dr. Hwee-Pink TANSMU-TCS iCity Lab, Singapore Management University (SMU)Large-scale IoT Systems for Ageing-in-Place: Experiences and Lessons Learnt towards Sustainability

 

 

Spring semester, 2017


29.03.17
Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
Framework for Individualized Dynamical Modeling of Human Motion

24.04.17
Dr. Aleksandar Jevtić
Institute of Industrial Robotics and Informatics, Barcelona, Spain
Robot-Assisted Dressing

29.05.17
Dr. Oren Friefeld
Department of Computer Sciences, BGU
Bayesian Mixture Models: Variants, MCMC Inference, and Applications

19.06.17
Prof. Michael Goodrich
Department of Computer Science, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
Human-Robot Interaction

03.07.17
Dr. Guy Rosman
Post-doctoral Researcher, MIT/CSAIL, Cambridge, MA, USA
Life-Long Adaptive Robotic Perception

 

 

Fall semester, 2016/2017

31.10.16
Roy Someshwar  ​Department  of Industrial Engineering & Management ​
Human-Robot Collaboration 

28.11.16
Dr. Aharon Bar Hillel Department  of Industrial Engineering & Management ​
Convolutional Table Ensembles – visual classification in the microsecond scale

26.12.16
Prof. Yakir Levin Department of Philosophy
The Classic Model of Human Cognition

30.01.17
Dr. Avinoam Borowsky Department  of Industrial Engineering & Management
Human-machine Interaction in Driving Automation 
 

Spring semester, 2016


29.02.2016

Dr. Gábor Kósa, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Bio-inspired micro systems, robots and sensing systems

04.04.2016

Ola Ringdahl, Dept. of Computing Science, Umea University, Sweden
A software framework for agricultural robotics using ROS

23.05.2016 
Heather Lum, Heather Lum
Human-robot interaction in context: Individual differences in perception and interaction with anthropomorphic and non-anthropomorphic robots

06.06.2016

Jun Ueda, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Robotic Induction of Neuromodulation in Human Motor System

Zlotowski-ABC seminar:
20.01.2016 - Dr. Armin Biess
Nanoscale quantum magnetic and electric-field sensing of neurons using nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

08.06.2016 - Dr. Jason Friedman, Tel Aviv University
Modeling distributions of arm movements

 

Fall semester, 2015/2016

26.10.2015
Dr. Ilana Nisky Nisky, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, BGU
Studying Human-Robot Interaction in the Lab and in the Wild to Help Patients

30.11.2015
Prof. Gal Kaminka, Dept. of Computer Science, Bar Ilan University
No robot is an island, no team an archipelago

28.12.2015
Prof. Alon Wolf, Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Technion
The Human Machine Merger: Are we headed for the MMATRIX? 

25.01.2016
Prof. Amir Degani, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion
Optimal Orchard Architectures for Optimal Robot Manipulators 

Spring semester, 2015

23.02.2015 
​Prof. Yitzhar Or, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion
Dynamics and control of (bio-) robotic locomotion: nonlinear, nonholonomic and hybrid mechanical systems

23.03.2015
Prof. Ehud Sharlin, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada
“Counting Electric Sheep” Human-Robot Interaction in a Nutshell

27.04.2015
Dr. Shelly Levy-Tzedek, ​Dept. of Physical Therapy, BGU
Sensorimotor learning with sensory substitution

25.05.2015
Dr. Oren Shriki, Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, BGU
EEG-based brain computer interfaces

29.06.2015
Prof. ​Juan Wachs, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
Embodied Interaction in Healthcare-New Opportunities for Old Challenges

27.07.2015
​Dr. Hadas Kress-Gazit, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University​
High-level Verifiable Robotics


Fall semester, 2014-2015

24.11.2014

Guillaume Doisy, Industrial Eng. And Mngmt. BGU
Advanced interfaces and interface design for learning robots

29.12.2014

Dr. Guy Hoffman, IDC
Human-Robot Teamwork: Fluency and Embodiment in AL

19.1.2015

Prof. Vladimir Lumelsky, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Human-Robot Interaction and Whole-Body Robot Sensing

 
The 10th Computational Motor Control Conference will host the ABC Robotics Annual Conference
18-20 June, 2014 program | Website

 

Spring semester, 2013-2014

31.03.2014

Prof. Opher Donchin, Department of Biomedical Engineering , BGU
The cerebellum and hierarchical motor control

28.04.2014
Dr. David Zarrouk, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Miniature Crawling Robots

26.05.2014
Dr. Lior Shmuelof, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
The puzzle of motor learning: bridging the laboratory - real world divide