Robotics Research Jam Sessions

Midsummer Session 2019

June 19-20, 2019
School of Engineering
University of Pisa



Aula F2, Polo Etruria (F), School of Engineering
Via Diotisalvi, 7, 56122, Pisa (PI) [Map]

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June 19 - Aula F2

14.00 Welcome 
Lucia Pallottino, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

14.30 Advances in Control of Human-Robot Collaboration @DIAG
Alessandro De Luca, Sapienza Università di Roma, Roma, Italy

15.30  From teleoperation to augmented cooperation with wearable haptics
Domenico Prattichizzo, Università degli Studi Siena, Siena, Italy

16.00 Haptics and Robotics: Inspiration from Mechanics at Multiple Scales
Yon Visell, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA

16.30 Coffee Break

17.00 Soft Robot Hands for Hard World Tasks
Mark R.Cutkosky, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

17.30 (Soft) wearable robotics
Van der Kooij, University of Twente, Enschede and Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands

18.00 Man-machine interfacing by decoding spinal motor neuron behaviour
Dario Farina, Imperial College, London, UK

18.30 Haptic communication between humans and with robots
Etienne Bourdet, Imperial College, London, UK


June 20 - Aula F2

12.00 Nonlinear elastic resonance modes for efficient robot and biological locomotion
Alin Albu-Schäffer, DLR German Aerospace Center, Germany

12.30 Low-impedance interfaces for intuitive physical human-robot interaction  
Clement Gosselin, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

13.00 Engineering Humanoid Robots that Act, Learn, Collaborate and Augment Humans
Tamim Asfour, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

13.30 Lunch

14.30 Exoskeletons and Robotic Interfaces for Human Augmentation and Remote Telepresence
Antonio Frisoli, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

15.00 Your personal MObile Collaborative robot Assistant (MOCA): From close-proximity collaboration to remote loco-manipulation control
Arash Ajoudani, IIT, Genoa, Italy

15.30 Autonomous Racing - Challenges and Perspectives
Danilo Caporale, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

The Robotics Research Jam Sessions 2019 are organized with the support of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society Italian Chapter and the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Haptics