U of T Robotics News
UofT researchers will present 31 papers at ICRA, the premiere international robotics conference this year.
Incoming robotics professor at UTM is also a Research Scientist with Toyota Research Institute
Research Spotlight on RI prof Eric Diller: Micro-Scale Surgery: Using Magnetic Fields to Control Tiny Robots in the Brain and Gut
Robotics Institute Professor Xinyu Liu has been named Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Goldberg will give a history of grasping research and present new results from his lab on grasping diverse and previously-unknown objects.
Robotics Institute and Daniels faculty Maria Yoblonina will be moderating a discussion with artist and designer Sputniko! about her work at the intersection of design, technology, and storytelling.
The HeRo/CREATE graduate training program at UofT’s Robotics Institute is hosting its first healthcare robotics summit next month, on February 8th and 19th. This will be a broad-based 2-day overview of the scope of Canadian healthcare robotics.
Russ Taylor of Johns Hopkins University speaks on Human-robot partnerships in interventional medicine and infectious disease crises
Schoellig is one of only six new members elected to the RAS Administrative Committee this year.
Valentin Peretroukhin was recognized with the Gordon N. Patterson award for the top PhD thesis at UTIAS this year for his dissertation titled Learned Improvements to the Visual Egomotion Pipeline.
Professor Yu Sun will be coordinating a new course next term as part of the HeRo/CREATE graduate training program from NSERC. The course, Introduction to Healthcare Robotics, is part of the program for HeRo trainees, and is open to all students at the university.
The Continuum Robotics Lab’s Quentin Peyron has been awarded a UTM Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the UTM office of the Vice-Principal Research.
Cristina Amon and James Drake have been named to the Order of Canada, Canada’s highly prestigious award honouring those who have made extraordinary contributions to the nation.
Alex Mihailidis has published an opinion piece in Healthy Debate titled Leveraging robotics to ease the long-term care crisis.
In this talk, Rosen presents an algorithm that is capable of efficiently recovering certifiably globally optimal SLAM solutions in many practical settings.
Don’t miss Dieter Fox’s seminar coming up December 3 at 1pm ET. Subscribe to our mailing list with your UofT address to join.
IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.
The CSME awards are presented biannually to members of the society for their outstanding contributions to specific areas of mechanical engineering in Canada.
Don’t miss Angelique Taylor’s seminar coming up November 23 at 1pm ET. Subscribe to our mailing list with your UofT address to join.
The pandemic put a new twist on our fall student workshop, but we made the most of it. Get the recap here.
Don’t miss Kiril Solovey’s seminar coming up November 19 at 3pm ET. Subscribe to our mailing list with your UofT address to join.
Coming up: Danica Kragic’s seminar Perceiving, Acting and Collaborating coming up November 26 at 11am ET, where she will discuss the development and open problems in robot perception and interaction.
Don’t miss Marco Pavone’s seminar coming up November 6 at 1pm ET. Subscribe to our mailing list with your UofT address to join.
aUToronto has placed first in an intercollegiate challenge to transform an electric car into a self-driving one — their third consecutive win. The team also took the top overall prize for the most cumulative points over the three years of the AutoDrive Challenge.