The UW Robotics colloquium is supported in part by Amazon Robotics through the Amazon Science Hub at UW.

The Robotics Colloquium features talks by invited and local researchers on all aspects of robotics, including control, perception, machine learning, mechanical design, and interaction. The colloquium is held Fridays between 1:30-2:30pm (CSE2 G04 - Jeff & Mackenzie Bezos seminar Room - details will be sent over the mailing list). Special seminars outside this schedule are indicated below. Previously recorded talks are available on YouTube.

If you would like to give a talk in upcoming Robotics Colloquia, please contact Jerry Savage ( If you would like to get regular email announcements and reminders about the robotics colloquium speakers, please sign up for the Robotics@UW mailing list.

you can read more about UW + Amazon Science hub on their website

Spring 2024 Organizers: Jerry Savage, Abhishek Gupta, Maya Cakmak, Josh Smith

Past Talks

Apr 24, 2024 10:00 AM
Open-Ended and AI-Generating Algorithms in the Era of Foundation Models
Jeff Clune (University of British Columbia)
May 03, 2024 01:30 PM
Understanding Generative AI: Foundations, Applications, and Ethical Consideration
Aditya Chempakasseril (Carbon)

Details of previous Robotics Colloquiua can be found here.