Seminar: Jennifer Wakulicz, 6th Aug, 1p

When: Thurs 6th of Aug, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Jennifer Wakulicz Title: Estimating unmodelled motion dynamics for robust crop flower thinning Abstract: Flower thinning is an important practise in orchard management, allowing farmers to pre-determine fruit setting and quality come harvest. Automation of this task requires accurate …

Seminar: Dr Katie Silversides, 30th Jul, 1p

When: Thurs 30th of Jul, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Katie Silversides Title: Boundary identification in iron ore using Measure While Drilling data Abstract: The modelling and mining of stratigraphic ore deposits requires detailed knowledge of the location of geological boundaries. Measure while drilling (MWD) data collected …

Seminar: Tim Barfoot, UToronto, 23rd Jul, 10a

The video for this talk is now available here: https://youtu.be/SjfWvmwMgDU When: Thurs 23rd of Jul, 10a AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Prof Tim Barfoot, University of Toronto Title: Towards Reliable and Generalizable Robot Navigation Abstract: For the last decade, we have been working on sensor-based navigation of mobile robots for …

Seminar: Cosimo Della Santina, TU Delft/DLR, 9th Jul, 5p

The video for this talk is now available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wisxxRRBCyk When: Thurs 9th of Jul, 5p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Asst Prof Cosimo Della Santina Title: A model based view to the Grand Challenge of building an artificial brain for Soft Robots Abstract: Taking inspiration from the animal body, researchers …

Seminar: Bowen Yi, 2nd Jul, 1p

When: Thurs 2nd of Jul, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Bowen Yi Title: Path Following of Underactuated Mechanical Systems via Energy Shaping Abstract: In this talk, we aim to provide a new problem formulation of path following for mechanical systems without time parameterization nor guidance laws, namely, we express …

Seminar: Dana Kulic, Monash, 25th Jun, 1p

When: Thurs 25th of Jun, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dana Kulić Title: Learning from Human-Robot Interaction Abstract: As robots enter human environments, they will need to interact with humans in a variety of roles: as students, teachers, collaborators and assistants. In these roles, robots will need to adapt …

Seminar: James Allworth, 18th Jun, 1p

When: Thurs 18th of Jun, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: James Allworth Title: A Transfer Learning approach to Space Debris Classification through Light Curve Analysis Abstract: In this seminar I will be present progress in my research into space debris classification through the application of transfer learning to light …

Thesis Seminar: John Gardenier, 11th June, 1p

When: Thurs 11th of June, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: John Gardenier Title: How Now Lame Cow: Automatic Lameness Assessment for Dairy Cattle with 3D Sensors Abstract: Lameness in dairy cattle is a prevalent health issue impacting animal welfare and economic performance. Automatic lameness detection using 3D sensors is …

Seminar: Asher Bender, 4th June, 1p

When: Thurs 4th of June, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Asher Bender Title: Intelligent Robotic Non-Chemical Weeding Abstract: In this seminar I will present results from an industry research project with the Grains Research and Development Corporation: Intelligent Robotic Non-Chemical Weeding. Weeds compete with crop for nutrients, water …

Contacts

A/Prof Ian Manchester, Co-Director and Director of Research
Sydney Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
ian.manchester@sydney.edu.au