ICRA 2018 – DJI RoboMaster AI Challenge

The ICRA 2018 DJI RoboMaster AI Challenge is jointly organized by the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, and the DJI RoboMaster Organizing Committee. The challenge serves as an innovative platform for exceptional engineers and robot enthusiasts. This annual challenge will take place during the IEEE ICRA 2018 conference that will be held from… Read more »

Director’s Holiday message

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to our industry and healthcare partners, IRM faculty members and staff, as it is your incredible work and commitment to excellence that has continued to make our institute a success. To our graduate and undergraduate students, your dedication and hard work continue to inspire us every day…. Read more »

Can These Little Robots Ease the Big Eldercare Crunch? by NBC news

Prof. Goldie Nejat’s work featured by NBC news as leading the world in the development of eldercare robots. Prof. Goldie Nejat, Director of the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics and founder of the  Autonomous Systems and Biomechatronics Laboratory, is working on a four-foot-tall wheeled robot called Casper. Casper is designed to work with institutionalized patients… Read more »

HealthEDGE Challenge 2018 Launch – Nov 20

HealthEDGE Challenge 2018: “Devices for Better Science and Better Health” Date & Time: Monday November 20th, 4-7pm Location: Autodesk in the MaRS building, 661 University Avenue.   HealthEdge 2018 is launching on November 20, 2017.  Teams can pitch for funding to develop their first prototype. Developing ideas for devices for better care, better health or… Read more »

November 21th Seminar – Robots: Changing Paradigms in Medicine

Speaker: Dr. Peter Kim Location: Mechanical Engineering Bldg, 5 King’s College Road, Room MC102 Date and time: November 21th, 2017; 4 – 5 PM   On Tuesday November 21th, the IRM is pleased to be hosting Dr. Peter Kim : Vice President of Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation; Associate Surgeon-in-Chief of Joseph E…. Read more »

Nov 3rd Seminar: From Photoelaticity to Nanospeckle Photography, From 2D to 3D – The Evolution of Full-Field Optical Stress/Strain Analysis Techniques

Speaker:  Fu-Pen Chiang, SUNY Distinguished Professor Location: Mechanical Engineering Bldg, 5 King’s College Road, Room MC102 Date and time: November 3rd , 2017, 11 am– 12 pm Affiliation: Stony Brook University   On Friday November 3rd, Fu-Pen Chiang, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Stony Brook University will be giving a talk on “From Photoelaticity to Nanospeckle Photography, From… Read more »

Nov 3rd Invited Talk: Natural Language Interaction in Unknown Environments

Speaker: Matthew Walter Location: Bahen Centre Information Tech, 40 St. George Street, Room 1230 Date and time: November 3rd , 2017, 2– 3 PM Affiliation: Assistant Professor,Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago   On Friday November 3rd, Matthew Walter, Assistant Professor of the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago will be giving a talk on “Natural Language… Read more »

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.