Tag: robotics

CNEL Seminar: Ivan Ruchkin

Dr. Ivan Ruchkin is an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, where he leads the Trustworthy Engineered Autonomy (TEA) Lab. He presents “Calibration Guarantees for Closed-Loop Safety Chance Prediction” Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 3:00pm in NEB 589.

Fu Uses Game Theory and Deception to Aid Robots’ Formation Tracking

ECE Assistant Professor Jie Fu is part of a research project sponsored by the Army Research Laboratory under Cooperative Agreement W911NF-22-2-0233 between Raytheon BBN and ARL with support from the University of Florida. The broader project will develop novel research results focusing on robots’ formation tracking and waypoint design at both individual and team levels.

Seminar: Hazhar Rahmani

Hazhar Rahmani is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of South Carolina. He presents “Automata-Theoretic Approaches to Planning in Robotics” Thursday, Jan. 20 at 1:00pm.

Seminar: Patricio A. Vela

Patricio A. Vela is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He presents “Perceptual Representations for Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation of Unknown Worlds” Thursday, Oct. 14 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Md Jahidul Islam

Md Jahidul Islam is a Ph.D. candidate (ABD) at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, advised by Junaed Sattar. He presents “Ensuring Robust Visual Perception for Underwater Robots in Adverse Sensing Conditions” on Friday, April 16 via Zoom.

Seminar: Nikolaos P. Papanikolopoulos

Nikolaos P. Papanikolopoulos (IEEE Fellow) is a McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor and a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Center for Distributed Robotics and SECTTRA. He presents “From Ground Robots to Transformable UAVs: Applications to Precision Agriculture,” Wednesday April 17 @ 10:00 am, 221 MAE-A.