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. Special seminars outside this schedule are indicated below. Refreshments are served.

If you would like to give a talk in upcoming Robotics Colloquia, please contact Maya Cakmak. 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.

Winter 2020 Organizers: Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee, Maya Cakmak, Dieter Fox, Siddhartha S. Srinivasa

Past Talks

Explainable Robotics
Nima Keivan (Amazon) 01/10/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Reinforcement Learning for Real-World Robotics
Mrinal Kalakrishnan (X) 01/17/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Lazy Belief-Space Task and Motion Planning for Robots Acting in Partially-Observable Environments
Caelan Garrett (MIT) 01/24/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Observing, Learning, and Planning Fine-Grained Manipulation Activities: A Systems Perspective
Greg Hager (Johns Hopkins University) 02/14/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Acceptance over Ignorance - How to embrace uncertainty in robotic manipulation
Jeannette Bohg (Stanford University) 02/21/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Toward Autonomous Robots in Unstructured Environments
Chad Kessens (US Army CCDC Army Research Lab) 02/28/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Pierre Menard and the Mechanical Bull: Moral Dimensions of Robotic Natural Language Generation
Thomas Williams (Colorado School of Mines) 03/06/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Oliver Kroemer (CMU) 03/13/2020 01:30 PM, Gates G04
Details of previous Robotics Colloquiua can be found here.