The Program

October 30, 2015 at UC San Diego
Presented by the Jacobs School of Engineering


Each invited speaker will give a talk followed by Q&A. Extended networking breaks enable maximum interaction among participants.

All talks will take place in the main auditorium in Atkinson Hall.

 

Schedule


8:00 A.M.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8:30 A.M.

Remarks

 
   
Matt Grob

CTO
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

   
Tom Pieronek

Vice President of Basic Research
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

   
Carol Padden

Dean
Division of Social Sciences

   
Albert P. Pisano

Dean
Jacobs School of Engineering

9:00 A.M.

Speakers

 
 

The Emerging Era of Embodied Cognitive Systems

Rob High

VP & CTO, Watson Solutions
IBM Software Group

 

Robotics: Big Opportunities and Big Challenges

Todd Hylton

Executive Vice President
Brain Corporation

10:00 A.M.

Networking Break (30 min)

 
 

Healthcare Delivery: From Flesh and Bones to Bits and Bites

Yulun Wang

Chairman & CEO of InTouch Health

 

Robotics and Entrepreneurship

Paolo Pirjanian

Entrepreneur
Former CTO of iRobot

 

Humanizing Robotic Vehicles

Mohan Trivedi

Electrical Engineering Prof.
Computer Vision and Robotics Research Laboratory
Laboratory for Safe & Intelligent Automobiles
UC San Diego

12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Lunch

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How Surgical Robotics will Change our Future

Jonathan Sorger

Senior Director of Medical Research
Intuitive Surgical

 

Dynamic Legged Robots

Marc Raibert

President
Boston Dynamics

2:00 P.M.

Technology Showcase / Networking Break (45 min)

 
 

Cognitive Engineering

Andrea Chiba | Todd Coleman

Cognitive Sciences Prof. | Bioengineering Prof.
UC San Diego

 

mproving the Hotel Guest Experience with Robots

Steve Cousins

CEO
Savioke

3:45 P.M.

Closing Remarks

 

4:00 P.M.

Reception / Technology Showcase Cont'd

 

 

Technology Showcase

NORTHROP GRUMMAN AUTONOMY CHALLENGE PROJECT

Enabling Human-Swarm Interaction for Disaster Response Operations

Jorge Cortes
Sonia Martinez

Multi-Agent Robotics Lab

NORTHROP GRUMMAN AUTONOMY CHALLENGE PROJECT

Adaptive Planning in Multi-Agent Systems

Balakrishnan Narayanaswamy

UC San Diego Computer Science

NORTHROP GRUMMAN AUTONOMY CHALLENGE PROJECT

Rapid Contextual Scene and Language Understanding

Zhuowen Tu

Machine Learning and Perception Lab

NORTHROP GRUMMAN AUTONOMY CHALLENGE PROJECT

Real-time Object Detection for Robotic Platforms

Nuno Vasconcelos

Statistical Visual Computing Lab

 

Coordinated Robotics: Inspiration, Education, and Environmental Sensing

Thomas Bewley

Coordinated Robotics Lab

 

Instrumented Medical Mannequins Motivated by Robot Programming by Human Demonstration

Nate Delson

Mechanical Engineering Design Center

 

3-D Printable Robotics

Falko Kuester

Kuester Labs and Research

 

Developing Intelligent Technologies for Remote Sensing and Ecology

Albert Lin
Ryan Kastner
Curt Schurgers

Engineers for Exploration Program

 

Mobile Brain / Body Imaging (MoBI)

Scott Makeig
Tzyy-Ping Jung

The Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience

 

RUBI-PAL (Perception, Action & Learning): Social Robots in Early Childhood Education

Javier Movellan

Machine Perception Lab

 

Gadgetron: Making Robot Design Easier

Steven Swanson
 

Bioinspired Robotics: Soft Robots and Self-Folding Swarms

Mike Tolley

Bioinspired Robotics and Design Lab

 

NanoRobotics

Joseph Wang

Laboratory for Nanobioelectrics

 

Medical Applications for Robotics (Surgical & Prosthetics) Posters

Michael Yip

Advanced Robotics and Controls Lab