People and Robots Event

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The CITRIS People and Robots Initiative hosts a weekly seminar series every Monday afternoon jointly with UC Berkeley’s “Design of Robotics and Embedded systems, Analysis, and Modeling” Seminars (DREAMS). Seminars will be held in room 250 Sutardja Dai Hall on Mondays from 4-5 PM and available online via webcast.

Live Webcast


Spring 2019 Schedule
Date Speakers Affiliation Time Location Video Abstract
Jan. 28 Aaron Ames: Safety-Critical Control of Dynamic Robotic Systems California Institute of Technology 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 4 Daniel Fremont: Safe Autonomy with Algorithmic Improvisation University of California, Berkeley 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 11 Martin Schoeberl: A Time-predictable Multicore Processor Architecture for Real-Time Systems Technical University of Denmark 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 18 Holiday Holiday N/A N/A N/A N/A
Feb. 25 Ankur Taly: Analyzing Deep Neural Networks Google 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Mar. 4 Sriram Sankaranarayanan University of Colorado, Boulder 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Mar. 25 Holiday Holiday N/A N/A N/A N/A
Apr. 8 Joel Burdick California Institute of Technology 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Apr. 15 Scott Niekum: Scaling Probabilistically Safe Learning to Robotics University of Texas at Austin 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Apr. 29 Pedro Aguiar Institute for Systems and Robots 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
May 13 Jeff C Jensen Creator 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley TBA
Fall 2018 Schedule
Date Speakers Affiliation Time Location Video Abstract

Aug. 27

Jeff Mahler University of California, Berkeley 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Sept. 10 Katie Campbell University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Sept. 17 Mark Palatucci ANKI 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Sept. 24 Jur van den Berg University of Utah 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Oct. 1 Zico Kolter Carnegie Mellon University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 8 Sertac Karaman Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 15 Jerry Ding United Technologies Research Center 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 22 David Gealy University of California, Berkeley 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 29 Ian Mitchell University of British Columbia 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Nov. 5 Liam Pedersen Nissan 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Nov. 26 Kris Pister University of California, Berkeley 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Dec. 3 Christopher D. Gill Washington University 11am-12pm 400 Cory Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Dec. 3 Alessandro Astolfi Imperial College London 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Dec. 4 Martin Törngren Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan Royal Institute of Technology 4-5pm 540 A/B, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Dec. 10 Sonia Martinez University of California, San Diego 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Spring 2018 Schedule
Date Speakers Affiliation Time Location Video Abstract

Jan. 22

David Camarillo Stanford University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Jan. 29 Koushil Sreenath: Safety-Critical Control for Dynamic Legged and Aerial Robotics University of California, Berkeley 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 5 Alberto Rodriguez: Manipulation Skills that I Wish My Robots Had Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 12 Abhishek Halder: Fast Computation of Reachable Tubes for Provably Safe Unmanned Aerial Systems Traffic Management University of California, Santa Cruz 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Feb. 26 Russ Taylor: A Thirty Year Perspective on Medical Robotics: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Johns Hopkins University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Mar. 12 Changliu Liu: Designing Robot Behavior in Human-Robot Interactions Stanford University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Mar. 19 Michael Wehner: Safe by design, developments in autonomous and proprioceptive soft robots University of California, Santa Cruz 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Apr. 23 David Lentink Stanford University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Pending
Fall 2017 Archived Schedule
Date Speakers Affiliation Time Location Video Abstract

Aug. 28

Leila Takayama: On Being Re-Embodied as a Robot University of California, Santa Cruz 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 2 Julie Adams: The road to adaptive robot teammates Oregon State University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 9 Hannah Stuart: Robust Robotic Hand Design for Remote Ocean Exploration Stanford University 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 19 Eric Krotkov: Research & Development at the Toyota Research Institute Toyota Research Institute 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Oct. 30 Mac Schwager: Ants Don't Use WiFi: Enabling Robotic Agents to Collaborate and Compete without a Communication Network Stanford 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Nov. 6 Stefano Carpin: Risk aware multi-objective planning for mobile robotics University of California, Merced 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Nov. 13 Oren Salzman: The Provable Virtue of Laziness in Motion Planning Canegie Mellon 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley Click to read abstract
Nov. 16 David Hsu: Robot-Human Adaptation and Mutual Adaptation National University of Singapore 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley N/A Click to read abstract
Nov. 20 Rishabh Singh Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4-5pm 250, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Postponed to 1/22/18 David Camarillo Stanford N/A N/A N/A
Postponed Brian Gerkey Open Source Robotics Foundation N/A N/A N/A

Archived Presentations:

Archived presentations: Spring 2017

Archived presentations: Fall 2016

Archived presentations: Spring 2016

Archived presentations: Fall 2015


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