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ABC Robotics Initiative –
Agricultural, Biological & Cognitive

ABC Robotics – Agricultural, Biological and Cognitive Robotics Monthly Seminars

Last Monday Of the month

09:45 - 10:00 - Refreshments

10:00 - 11:00- Talk

Alon Building for Hi-Tech (Building 37) Room 202


Spring semester 2018







Prof. Mindy Levin

McGill University School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Motor abundance, compensation and adaptability in the stroke-damaged nervous syst


Dr. Guillaume Doisy

Chief Robotics Officer, Wyca

Applying mobile robotics and human robot interaction research to the startup world: the WYCA experience and other examples


Fall semester 2017/2018







Dr. J. Michael Herrmann

Institute for Perception, Action and Behaviour, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Critical Brains for Autonomous Robots


Prof. Vladimir Gontar

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

From Discrete Chaotic Dynamics of Living and Thinking Systems to Artificial
Brain, Consciousness and Creativity


​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



​Tal-Chen Rabinowitch


​University of Washington


​The clockworks of human-robot collaboration 


​Dr. Hwee-Pink TAN

​SMU-TCS iCity Lab, Singapore Management University (SMU)

Large-scale IoT Systems for Ageing-in-Place: Experiences and Lessons Learnt towards Sustainability