2018 Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition

The Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition (QEC) invites students across Canada and the world to compete for funding and resources in order to help launch and accelerate their businesses. The QEC is an international undergraduate startup competition organized by students at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Undergraduate students are invited to submit their business plan and pitch… Read more »

Sept 22nd Seminar: Coordinated Control of Multi-Robot Systems for Persistent Environmental Monitoring

Speaker: Magnus Egerstedt, Executive Director, Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines, Professor and Julian T. Hightower Chair in Systems and Controls Location: BA1130 Date/Time: Friday, September 22nd from 3 PM – 4:00 PM This talk is part of a seminar series hosted by the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Please click here for more details.

Ashutosh Saxena’s Talk – June 29, 2017

Speaker: Ashutosh Saxena, Co-founder and CEO of Caspar.AI and previously professor at Cornell University Location: BA 1220 Date/Time: Thursday, June 29th, 2PM Title: Caspar.AI – Artificial Intelligence for Physically Embodied Systems ABSTRACT: People spend over 60% of their lives in their home. However, the technology found in homes today is all from the last century!… Read more »

Aerial Robotics International Research Symposium June21-22, 2017

Experts from industry and academia and more than 100 students will attend the conference on June 21 and 22. Speakers from Switzerland, Austria and the U.S. will present the latest research on hot topics in the field, such as how to fly drones — also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs — in complex… Read more »

IEEE IRIS 2017 Ottawa Oct 5-7

IRM is helping to organize the IEEE 5th International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors (IEEE IRIS2017) which will be held in Ottawa from 5th to 7th October 2017. The conference theme is “Robotics and Sensors: Achieving Growth” reflecting the growing spectrum and recent developments in robotics and sensor technology around the world. IRIS2017 welcomes submission of… Read more »

Cognitive Robotics Summer School – Boston June 12-16, 2017

1st Summer School on Cognitive Robotics, June 12-16 2017 MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA Important Dates May 17, 2017 Deadline for early application and grant requests May 22, 2017 Notification of admission and grant allocations May 30, 2017 Registration deadline General Information The goal of this unique summer school is to help catalyze the next generation… Read more »

March 31st Seminar: Aerial Robots

Speaker: Prof. Vijay Kumar, University of Pennsylvania Location: MC102 Date/Time: Friday, March 31st from 2 PM – 3 PM IRM and the Department of MIE are pleased to be co-hosting Prof. Vijay Kumar at University of Pennsylvania on Friday March 31st. He will be giving a distinguished seminar on “ Aerial Robots”. Please join us in… Read more »