Seminar: Birth, Babies and Breastfeeding, 2nd Dec, 1p

When: Weds 2nd of Dec, 1p AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speakers: Dr Graham Brooker, Evie Deaker and Weirong Ge Title: Birth, Babies and Breastfeeding Abstract: This talk will focus on our development of an improved mechanical birth simulator that we have been developing primarily to teach obstetricians and midwives …

Seminar: Tim Bailey, 26th Nov, 1p

When: Thurs 26th of Nov, 1p AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Tim Bailey Title: Adventures in Estimation; applying linear tools to nonlinear problems Abstract: This talk is about things I have learned over the past several years applying linear-Gaussian estimation methods to a variety of nonlinear problems. Some …

Salah Sukkarieh to present at IFRR Robotics Global Colloquium, 20th Nov, 9a

This Friday Prof Salah Sukkarieh will be presenting at the International Foundation of Robotics Research (IFRR) Robotics Global Colloquia. When: Fri 20th of Nov, 9a AEDT Where: Zoom Webinar https://zoom.us/j/96297232099Live questions and discussion via Slido: https://app.sli.do/event/zweecfxzIFRR event site: http://ifrr.org/robotics-and-agricultureThe talk will be recorded, and recordings of others in the series are available here: http://ifrr.org/robotics-global-colloquia Speaker: …

Seminar: Vivian Suzano Medeiros, CPTI/PUC-Rio, 19th Nov, 10a

The video for this talk is now available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ8_bFl9Ucg When: Thurs 19th of Nov, 10a AEDT Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Vivian Suzano Medeiros, CPTI/PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro Title: Trajectory Optimization for Hybrid Wheeled-Legged Robots in Challenging Terrain Abstract: Wheeled-legged robots are an attractive solution for versatile locomotion …

Congratulations to Professor Stefan Williams for receiving a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Teaching and Research at The University of Sydney.

The Vice-Chancellors Awards are now in their fifth year. These awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of our academic and professional staff to teaching, research and service, leadership, mentorship, and industry and community engagement. Sixty individuals and teams from across the University have been recognised for their outstanding efforts through the 2020 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. …

Seminar: Helen Oleynikova, Microsoft Research Zürich, 12th Nov, 5p

The video for this talk is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5LPiUQHa6Q When: Thurs 12th of Nov, 5p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Helen Oleynikova, Microsoft Mixed Reality and AI Lab, Zürich Title: Mixed Reality, Volumetric Mapping, and Robotics: Sharing Spaces with Robots Abstract: How do humans perceive the world? How should robots? …

Thesis Seminar: Philip Gun, 10th Nov, 1p

When: Tues 10th of Nov, 1p Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Philip Gun Supervisors: Andrew Hill, Robin Vujanic Title: Multi-vehicle trajectory planning on road networks Abstract: When multiple autonomous vehicles work in a shared space, such as in a surface mine or warehouse, they often travel along specified paths through …

Seminar: Adrian Ball, 5th Nov, 3p

When: Thurs 5th of Nov, 3p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Adrian Ball Title: Boundary Fusion: An Ore Body Modelling Technique Abstract: Ore body modelling is focused on the estimation of ores and their transition boundaries. Typically, exploration holes are used to acquire ore data. Due to the …

Seminar: Abdul Qadir, 29th Oct, 1p

When: Thurs 29th of Oct, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Dr Abdul Qadir Title: Grade Risk Minimisation in Network Planning under Uncertainty Abstract: In a network of mines and ports, the network planner has the responsibility of assigning material movements from mine sites to ports such that the …

Thesis Seminar: Nathan Wallace, 22nd Oct, 1p

When: Thurs 22nd of Oct, 1p AEST Where: This seminar will be presented online, RSVP here. Speaker: Nathan Wallace Title: Energy-aware Planning and Control of Off-road Wheeled Mobile Robots Abstract: Many modern agricultural properties are vast, often encompassing large areas of undulating off-road terrain with varying traction conditions, making them difficult to traverse for wheeled …

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