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 »

Take Our Survey by March 31

U of T is currently undergoing a large strategic planning exercise in the area of robotics and we need your input. If you are involved or interested in robotics-related activities, please kindly complete the relevant short survey below by March 31, 2017: For UofT Faculty Click For UofT Partners Click For UofT Graduate Students Click… Read more »

February 24th Workshop: Entrepreneurship Management and Leadership

February 24, 2017, 9:30-4:00pm Medical Science Building, Room 4171 U of T, St. George Campus, 1 King’s College Cir, Toronto, ON On Friday February 24th, the Centre for Aerial Robotics Research and Education (CARRE) at UofT Institute for Aerospace Studies is hosting an Entrepreneurship Management and Leadership Workshop. This would be a great opportunity for… Read more »

Prof. Angela Schoelling recognized with Sloan Research Fellowships

  Professor Angela Schoellig (UTIAS) is one of 126 researchers awarded Sloan Research Fellowships this year 2017. She conducts research combining robotics, controls and machine learning. Her goal is to enhance the performance and autonomy of robots by enabling them to learn from past experiments and from each other. The Sloan Research Fellowships, these two-year,… Read more »