​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ABC Robotics – Agricultural, Biological and Cognitive Robotics Monthly Seminars

Last Monday of the month

Spring s​​emester 20​21


​February 22
Time:  16:10-17:00

Speaker: Dr. Aslan Miriyev, scientist at Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, based in Dübendorf, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland.
Title: Fusing Digital and Physical AI into Lifelike Robots​

The recording of Dr. Aslan Miriyev's seminar will be available upon reque​st to ABC researchers and students only.​


March 22
Time:  16:10-17:00

Speaker: Amir Porat, PhD student at Tel Aviv University
Title: A General 3D Model for Growth Dynamics of Sensory-Growth Systems​

The recording of Amir Porat's seminar will be available upon request to ABC researchers and students only​.


April 26
Time:  16:10-17:00

Speaker: Prof. Inna Sharf, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University
Title: Path Planning Problems for Timber-Harvesting Machinery

The recording of Professor Inna Sharf's seminar will be available upon request to ABC researchers and students only.​


May 31
Time: 10:15-11:00 

Speaker: Prof. Maura Casadio, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Genoa, Italy
Title: Body-machine interfaces from rehabilitation to robot control

The recording of Professor Maura Casadio's seminar will be available upon request to ABC researchers and students only.​


June 28 
Time:  16:10-17:00
Via Zoom​

Speaker: Dr. Mitch Pryor, Research Scientist and Lecturer at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
Title: Towards routine use of flexible, assistive robotics in hazardous environments



​Fall semeste​r 2020/​21​​​​


Date
​S​​peaker
​Departme​​nt​​Abstract
26.10.2020
10:10-11:00
1) Speaker: EU ITN SOCRATES Project Early Stage Researcher 
and BGU Doctoral Candidate, Shikhar Kumar. 
Title: The Effect of Dynamic Interaction on User: Evaluation of Politeness in HRI​

2) Speaker: EU ITN SOCRATES Project Early Stage Researcher 
and BGU Doctoral Candidate, Samuel Olatunji. 
Title: Socially Assistive Robots in Eldercare – Interaction Design for varying Levels of Automation

30.11.2020
16:10-17:00
Dr. Reuth Mirsky
​Post Doc in the Computer Science Department of University of Texas at Austin
Using Human-inspired Signals in Social Navigationg

⏺ Seminar's Recording​
28.12.2020
16:10-17:00
Dr. Avishai Sintov
​Senior Lecturer and the head of the Robotics Lab in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Tel-Aviv University
Learning Models for Underactuated Robotic Hands

Seminar's Recording​​​


​25.1.2021​
17:10-18:00

​Prof. Noah Cowan
​Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Locomotion in Mechanical and Biological Systems (LIMBS) La​​boratory at Johns Hopkins University
Neuroscience in The Matrix: Closing the loop around the brain to understand how it controls the body​

 the recording of Prof. Cowan's seminar will be available upon request ​to ABC researchers and students only