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PhD Dissertation "Contact Driven Robotic Manipulation"

[01-04-2016]

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:

Colegio Britanico visit

[11-03-2016]

Today we had a visit of Villareal's 'Colegio Britanico' to see our robots.

Understanding Human Hands, Grasping and Manipulation

[10-03-2016]

 

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:

Bernat Artola's School Visit

[24-02-2016]

Continuing our science awareness program, we had another visit this wednesday, by the Bernat Artola's school (6th A and B).

Some photos in which we can see Dr. Enric Cervera:

The children interact with the NAO robot.

Participating in the GPROBOT 24H

[19-02-2016]

Our lab has given a talk on the II GPROBOT 24H, a robotics competition organized by engiOn and Hackerspace Castellón which will take place in Espaitec, the scientific park of the Jaume I University on Friday 19th.

Macro school visit

[12-02-2016]

Continuing with our robotics promotion, this friday we had a visit: a complete school (160 children) visited as. We separated them in groups of 20-30 and showed them our robots.

Baxter:

Tombato:

Humanoid Robots for Therapeutic Treatment of ASD Children: IEEE RAS-SIGHT 2016

[08-02-2016]

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:

PhD Dissertation

[04-02-2016]

PhD dissertation "Simulaciones Hiperrealistas para Robótica Educativa" (Hyperrealistic Simulations for Educative Robotics) by Jaime Alemany Julià will take place in room TI1021SD at 12:00.

Local News informs about Robotics

[29-01-2016]

A local newspaper has published an interview (in Spanish) about Robotics with Prof. Angel P. del Pobil, leader of our lab. The titular is a bit creative, but it shows the growing interest in Robotics by the society and the work of our lab to promote our research field. The article can be read here.

Visit to the School Grans i Menuts

[22-01-2016]

This friday we visited the School Grans i Menuts, where we showed 3 and 4 year old children our robots.

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