Our mother lab, Robinlab, has collaborated in the intro of a series made by Audio and Video students of the Jaume I University. If there is any doubt, our contribution: the robots.
To see the video, click HERE.
Xavier Felip, a student in the lab, has made his PhD Dissertation "Contact Driven Robotic Manipulation" this morning. The thesis, directed by Dr. Antonio Morales, was successfully presented at 10:30 in "Sala de grados ESTCE".
Here we can see some photos of the event:
Doctor Thomas Feix will give a talk about his last research with the title "Understanding Human Hands, Grasping and Manipulation".
He has given as the following information about his talk:
Our project, “Humanoid Robots for Therapeutic Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children” was presented to the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (RAS-SIGHT) 2016 Call for Humanitarian Projects and has obtained a positive evaluation.
General information about the problems approached can be seen in https://sites.google.com/a/uji.es/robots-for-autism/home
We have also appeared in the Spanish news:
Our lab participates in the Villareal Week of Science, organized by the Catedra d'Innovació Cerámica 'Ciutat de Vila-Real' and the Jaume I University. More information (in Valenciano) can be obtained in this link: http://ujiapps.uji.es/com/investigacio/arxiu/noticies/2015/10/semana_ciencia/.
Our visitor from IFMA (Institut Français de Mécanique Avancée) Adrien Koeesler has finished his stay among us. As a way to conclude his period he gave a presentation of his work in our lab, mainly in grasp planning with our Baxter robot, that we used in the Amazon Picking Challenge.