Spring 2017 Seminars

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin


March 10

Cognitive Priming in Human and Autonomous Systems

Laura Hiatt
Research Scientist
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory 

March 17

Grasping and Manipulation:  Towards Humanlike Dexterity

Nancy Pollard
Associate Professor
Robotics Institute and Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon University

March 31

Smart Robots for Surgery

Axel Krieger
Assistant Professor
Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
Children's National Health System

April 7

Sampling-Based Motion Planning: From Intelligent CAD to Crowd Simulation to Protein Folding

Nancy Amato
Regents Professor and Unocal Professor 
Computer Science and Engineering 
Texas A&M University

April 21

Robotic Gait Therapy: Are We Finally Getting It Right?

Anindo Roy

Associate Professor
University of MD Medical School, Neurology
Director, Robotics Technology Core, VA RR&D Maryland Exercise and Robotics Center of Excellence (MERCE)
Faculty, Maryland Robotics Center

April 28

Adaptive Robotic Manipulation Devices for Human Augmentation

Frank L. Hammond III

Assistant Professor of ME and BME
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology