Natural Motion and Manipulation

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July 3, 2013Aula Pacinotti
College of Engineering
University of Pisa

The video of the  Workshop is available on the Centro "E.Piaggio" YouTube Channel:



11.30 Welcome and Introduction
Antonio Bicchi, Centro E. Piaggio [VIDEO]

11.45 Soft Robotics Manipulation: from torque-controlled to variable compliance robots
Alin Albu-Schäffer, German Aerospace Center, Germany [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]

12.15 Connecting humans and robots through wearable haptics
Domenico Prattichizzo, Università di Siena, Italy [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]

12.45 Lunch break

14.00 Robots, the New Generation
Oussama Khatib, Stanford University, USA [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]

14.30 Technologies for Dynamic Locomotion in Quadrupedal Robots [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]
Darwin Caldwell, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

15.00 Coffee break

15.15 Compliant actuation and Control for Soft Humanoid Robots [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]
Nikos Tsagarakis, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

15.45 Online Interactive Perception and Compliant Grasping
Oliver Brock, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany [ABSTRACT and BIO] [VIDEO]