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.
SAB 2014 Proceedings are now available online as Springer LNAI 8575 . Information about it can be found at
Access the online version at
Former RobinLab member Beata Grzyb selected among the best seven -out of 38 candidates- for the 2014 Georges Giralt European PhD Award. The selected seven thesis passed to the second round of evaluations for the best thesis award. Beata has now a postdoctoral position at Plymouth University with a Marie Curie grant funded by the European Commission.