Student Seminars

Robotics Student Seminars

September 13

Research Opportunities in UMD Perception and Robotics Group

Nitin Sanket, Kanishka Ganguly, and Chahat Deep Singh

PhD Students, Department of Computer Science

Advisor: Dr. Yiannis Aloimonos

 

September 25

The UMD Autonomous Micro Air Vehicle Team 

Ian Moss, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Derek Paley

 

October 11

NASA Swarmathon - Hunting Resources in the Wild

Amrish Baskaran

Bala Murali Manoghar, Masters in Robotics Student

Advisor: 

 

November 8

Building What’s Next: Deploying intelligent machines for operations-critical applications at Oceaneering and beyond

David Pietrocola 

Robotics Student Seminars

 

February 12

Temporal Patterns in Control - getting around by undulation 

Robotics Faculty/Student Seminar
Prof. P.S. Krishnaprasad

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
University of Maryland

 

February 21

Designing a flying and driving vehicle that can transform to overcome obstacles

Ryan Moss, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Sarah Bergrbeiter

 

March 12

Metamaterial Enhancement to Robotic Navigation – Bio-inspired Metamaterial SONAR

Randy Ganye, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Miao Yu

 

May 7

Fully 3D Printed Soft Robotics with Integrated Logic

Joshua Hubbard, Department of Chemical Engineering
Kristen Edwards, Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Ruben Acevedo, Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Jennifer Landry, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Ryan Sochol

 

 

Robotics Student Seminars

 

August 31

Active Perception on Humanoids and Quadrotors

Nitin Sanket and Chahat Singh, Computer Science Department

Advisor: Professor Yiannis Aloimonos

 

September 24

NASA Swarmathon

Denis Tra Bi, Jallalah Abdullah, Gireesh Suresh and Jill Granados, Computer Science Department

Advisor: Professor Dana Nau

 

November 14

Autonomous Drone Racing

Vincenz Frenzel, Derek Thompson, and Rohitkrishna Nambiar, Aerospace Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Mumu Xu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robotics Student Seminars

 

October 17

 
Kate McBryan, PhD Candidate, Aerospace Engineering Department
Advisor: Dr. David Akin
 
 

October 24

 
Sunandita Patra, PhD Candiate, Computer Science Department
Advisor: Dr. Dana Nau

 

November 1

 
Derek Thompson and Matthew Vaughn, Undergraduate Students, Aerospace Engineering Department
Advisor: Dr. Huan Xu

 

 

Robotics Student Seminars


February 17

 
Nitin Sanket, PhD student, Computer Science

Advisor: Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos

 

February 28

Learning Task Models for Robotic Manipulation of Nonrigid Objects

Joshua Langsfeld, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

PhD Advisor: Prof. SK Gupta

 

March 28

Robotic imitation learning using a model of cause-effect reasoning

Garrett Katz, PhD student, Computer Science

Advisor: Prof. James Reggia

 

April 18

Compliant Sensing Skin for Co-Robots

Ying Chen, PhD candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Advisors: Prof. Elisabeth Smela and Prof. Miao Yu

 

May 2

Detecting Symmetric Objects in 3D Pointclouds

Aleksandrs Ecins, PhD candidate, Computer Science

Advisors: Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos and Dr. Cornelia Fermüller

 

Robotics Student Seminars

 

February 25

Aleksandrs Ecins, PhD candidate, Computer Science

Advisors: Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos and Dr. Cornelia Fermüller

 

March 24

Planning for Autonomous Operations of  Unmanned Surface Vehicles (Unmanned Boats)

Brual Shah, PhD candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Prof. Satyandra K. Gupta

 

April 7

Bio-Inspired Vision Systems for Real-World Robotics

Francisco Barranco, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Computer Science

Advisors: Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos and Dr. Cornelia Fermüller

 

April 28

Dynamics and Scaling of Magnetically Folding Multi-Material Structures

David Ma, PhD student, Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Prof. Sarah Bergbreiter

Electroadhesive Feet for Turning Control in Legged Robots

Simpson Chen, PhD student, Mechanical Engineering

Advisor: Prof. Sarah Bergbreiter