Spring 2019 Maryland Robotics Center

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin


February 15

Interactive Autonomy: A human centered approach to learning and control

Dorsa Sadigh

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Department of Electrical Engineering
Stanford University

March 1

Autonomous Exploration and Mapping using Visual, Inertial and Semantic Information

Nikolay A. Atanasov

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of California, San Diego

March 29

Efficient Robot Skill Learning: Grounded Simulation Learning and Imitation Learning from Observation

Peter Stone

David Brutton, Jr. Centinnel Professor
University Distinguised Teaching Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Texas at Austin

April 5

Robots in Farms and Wildlife

Volkan Isler

Department of Computer Science
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

April 19

Planning Beyond Motion Planning

Lydia Kavraki

Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science and Bioengineering
Rice University'

April 26

Toward autonomous flying insect-sized robots: recent results in fabrication, design, power systems, control, and sensing

Sawyer Buckminster Fuller  

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington, Seattle