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May 2021

  Wed 5 May 2021
  14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: ARQ Seminar: Intelligent Tactile Robots - From Safe Interaction to Dexterous Manipulation, Dr Qiang Li, Bielefeld University
Microsoft Teams https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3a4dba808159354f91bd7a0e5fbe01290d%40thread.tacv2/1612457888966?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22569df091-b013-40e3-86ee-bd9cb9e25814%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%2250a63fc5-16c8-4e52-b022-cb147af05a67%22%7d
Abstract: Recent years, we witness the tendency that robots are walking out of labs and factories and getting into our life. Service robots are working in the hospital and taking care of the patients. They can grasp an object then deliver to a...

December 2020

  Thu 10 Dec 2020
  14:00 - 15:00
QMUL Crisis Prevention & Management - Medical and Engineering Approaches to Crisis.
Online Event
Join Kaspar Althoefer, Adrian Martineau and Mauro Perretti for the next seminar in a series on Crisis Prevention and Management, this Thursday at 2pm via Zoom. In this series the nature of "Crisis" is explored, and how we can get better at predicting...

November 2020

  Wed 25 Nov 2020
  11:00 - 12:00
Image: Robotic projects at QMULARQ at EECS Research Week 2020
Online
The Centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary (ARQ) is a cross-faculty multidisciplinary research centre which brings under one roof the different robotics-related activities performed at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The main objective of ARQ is to facilitate collaborations within QMUL to reach critical mass and maximise societal impact. While interacting with different stakeholders from the industry and from the society at large, the members of ARQ provide world-class research...
  Wed 25 Nov 2020
  17:00 - 18:00
Image: Presentation PictureSoft robots interacting with humans and other fragile objects
Online
Webinar: "Soft robots interacting with humans and other fragile objects" by Professor Kaspar Althoefer, 25th November 2020 - 5:00 PM Register via Eventbrite
  Mon 23 Nov 2020
  09:00 - 10:00
Image: Presentation pictureDesigning and Fabricating Soft Robots: Challenges and Tricks of the Trade
On Campus and Online
How do soft robots mould themselves to their environment? How can we integrate sensors into soft bodies? Find out at Prof Althoefer's talk on "Designing and Fabricating Soft Robots: Challenges and Tricks of the Trade". Join via Microsoft Teams

July 2020

  Fri 10 Jul 2020
  14:00 - 16:00
Conference: QMUL Robotics showcase - presentations for EPSRC
Online
14:00-14:05 Welcome and Introduction of ARQ, Kaspar Althoefer (Professor, EECS/SEMS) 14:05-14:10 Lorenzo Jamone (Lecturer, EECS) - cognitive robotics, manipulation 14:10-14:15 Ketao Zhang (Lecturer, SEMS) - robotic...

December 2019

  Mon 16 Dec 2019
  10:00 - 10:40
Wearable Sensing and Medical Big Data for Precision Health
Mile End campus, Bancroft ROAD teaching rooms, 3rd floor, 3.02 (not to be confused with the Bancroft Building, which is on the other side of the campus)
by Professor Ye Li, Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technologies, China http://www.bit-siat.com/en/ https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=Vo09I7kAAAAJ Abstract: Cardiovascular disease is one of the most...

November 2019

  Fri 22 Nov 2019
  12:30 - 15:00
Interactive Agri-Robotics and Machine Learning for Machine Listening
ArtsOne, Room 1.28
Interactive Agri-Robotics and Machine Learning for Machine Listening by Philip Noman, Ross Robotics, UK and Dr Emmanouil Benetos, Queen Mary University of London, UK Interactive Agri-Robotics: Philip Norman...

July 2019

  Wed 3
 - Fri 5 Jul 2019
Conference: TAROS 2019: 20th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference
The 20th TAROS conference will be hosted by the Centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary, Queen Mary University of London from the 3rd to the 5th of July 2019. Camera-ready submission deadline for both short and full-length papers is ...

April 2019

  Wed 17 Apr 2019
  16:00 - 17:00
Seminar: Perspectives on robotics interaction control
Computer Science building (entrance from Bancroft road), room 3.02, 3rd floor
Seminar: Perspectives on robotics interaction control by Dr Thiago Boaventura, Sao Paulo University, Brazil   When: Wed, April 17, 16:00-17:00 Where: Computer Science building (entrance from Bancroft road),...
  Sun 14 Apr 2019
  00:00 - 00:00
RoboSoft 2019 Workshop: Eversion and Growing Soft Robots
Seoul, South Korea
This workshop provides an opportunity to discuss, and share ideas related to the development and application of eversion and growing soft robots. Recent years have seen a surge in interest in creating soft robots, offering a high level of dexterity...

January 2019

  Tue 29 Jan 2019
  16:00 - 17:00
Seminar: Human Robotics
Engineering building, Eng 3.24
Seminar: Human Robotics by Professor Etienne Burdet, Imperial College London https://www.imperial.ac.uk/human-robotics   When: Tue, Jan 29, 16:00-17:00 Where: Engineering building, Eng 3.24 (Mile End campus)...

December 2018

  Thu 13 Dec 2018
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: Seminar: Quality-Diversity Optimisation: Learning large sets of diverse and high-performing solutions in robotics
People's palace, PP2, Mile End campus
Seminar: Quality-Diversity Optimisation: Learning large sets of diverse and high-performing solutions in robotics by Dr Antoine Cully (Department of Computing, Imperial College London, UK) This seminar is co-organised with the QMUL Institute of Applied Data Science. When: Thu, Dec 13, 15:00-16:00, coffee/tea reception after the seminar 16:00-16:20 Where: People's palace, PP2, Mile End campus (building 16, campus map, https://www.qmul.ac.uk/docs...

June 2018

  Fri 22 Jun 2018
  14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Robots
People's Palace building, room LG01 (basement)
Seminar: Flexible Endoscopic Surgery Robots Professor Dong-Soo Kwon, KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Fri, June 22, 2018, 14:00-15:00 QMUL Mile End campus, People's Palace building, room LG01 (basement) ...

March 2018

  Wed 21 Mar 2018
  14:00 - 19:00
Workshop on Assistive Robotics & Technologies
GO Jones building, ground floor Lecture theatre
Workshop on Assistive Robotics & Technologies When: March 21, 14:00-19:00 Where: GO Jones building, ground floor Lecture theatre, Queen Mary Univerisity of London, Mile End Campus (Stepney green or Mile End road stations) QMUL...

February 2018

  Thu 22 Feb 2018
  00:00 - 00:00
Conference: The 2nd IEEE UK & Ireland RAS Conference
Arts One: ALT, Queen Mary University of London
The 2nd IEEE UK & Ireland RAS Conference When: Thursday, 22nd of February, 2018 Where: Arts One: ALT, Queen Mary University of London Registration: registration website. Synchronising with the pace of IEEE Robotics...

November 2017

  Fri 17 Nov 2017
  17:00 - 21:30
Image: Workshop: Next Generation Robots for the Factory of the Future
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG
Workshop: Next Generation Robots for the Factory of the Future To mark the completion of the FourByThree project, Queen Mary University London has organised an event entitled “Next Generation Robots for the Factory of the Future” that has attracted audience of hundred participants and took place in Royal Society, London on the 17th of November. During this workshop there were presentations of results from FourByThree partners (KCL, QMUL, DFKI, IFF), as well as invited...

October 2017

  Thu 12 Oct 2017
  14:00 - 15:00
Seminar: Tactile perception in and outside our body
QMUL, Mile End campus, graduate centre, GC101
Seminar: Tactile perception in and outside our body by Professor Vincent Hayward (University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; Centre for Advanced Studies, University of London, UK) When: Thu, Oct 12, 14:00-15:00 ...

June 2017

  Thu 29 Jun 2017
  12:00 - 19:00
Image: Open robotics day at Queen Mary University of London
@ Queen Mary (ARQ) is inviting to its day of inauguration. We will be showcasing QMUL's varied and exciting robotics activities and hear from our researchers about their most recent advancements in their areas of interest - highlights include soft robotics, flying solar-copters, micro swarm robots, articulated prosthetics for children, robot co-workers for the factory environment, tactile sensing, haptic tele-operation, wearable robots and much more. The event is open to everyone...

April 2017

  Wed 12 Apr 2017
  15:00 - 16:00
Image: Seminar: Spatial Perception for Mobile Robots
Room GC 222, Graduate Centre
Seminar: Spatial Perception for Mobile Robots  by Dr Stefan Leutenegger, Imperial College London, Dyson Robotics Lab   When: April 12, 15:00-16:00 Where: Room GC 222, Graduate Centre (new building 18, see campus map), QMUL Mile End campus Campus map: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/docs/about/26065.pdf The seminar is open to all.   Abstract: Mobile robots need dedicated sensing and processing for localisation and mapping as well as scene understanding....

February 2017

  Fri 3 Feb 2017
  15:00 - 16:00
Seminar: How humans communicate through touch
Room 4.02, Computer science building
Title: How humans communicate through touch by Dr Atsushi Takagi, Human Robotics group, Bioengineering, Imperial College London When: Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, 15:00-16:00 Where: Room 4.02, Computer science building (Bancroft Road Teaching...