A Workshop on
Fully sponsored by IEEE RAS TC on Biorobotics
 

Program

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09:00-09:15

Welcome and Introduction

Kin Huat LOW, Tianjiang HU, Mirko KOVAC, Samer MOHAMMED and James TANGORRA

Session 1: Multi-modal ground robots

09:15-09:45

Keynote Speech #1:
Jumping-Gliding based Bio-Inspired Multi-Locomotion Robots

Metin SITTI, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

09:45-10:00

Dynamic Templates and Rapid, Multi-Modal Legged Locomotion

Jonathan CLARK, FAMU/FSU College of Engineering, Florida, USA

10:00-10:15

Different Approaches in the Development of Bio-inspired Locomotive Robots

Kyoungchul KONG, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

10:15-10:30

Galloping Control for Quadruped Robots: Application to the MIT Cheetah Robot

Sangbae KIM, MIT, USA

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

Session 2: Multi-modal locomotion dynamics

11:00-11:30

Keynote Speech #2:
Bionspiration Locomotion Dynamics - an overview

Frédéric BOYER, Mines-Nantes, France

11:30-11:45

Unconventional Actuation Principles for Multi-Gaited Legged Robot Locomotion

Fumiya IIDA, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

11:45-12:00

Interaction learning for dynamic movement primitives used in cooperative robotic tasks

Florentin WORGOTTER, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Germany

12:00-12:15

Designing multimodal mobile robots: translating complex biology into simple mechanical structures

Matt SPENKO, Illinois institute of technology, USA

12:15 - 12:30

Poster Session I

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

Session 3: Swimming and amphician robots

13:30 - 14:00

Keynote Speech #3:
Multimodal locomotion in the salamander: from biology to robotics

Auke IJSPEERT, EPFL, Switzerland

14:00-14:15

Multi-modal swimming: multiple fins for many gaits

James TANGORRA, Drexel University, USA

14:15-14:30

Increasing the thrust of a robotic dolphin using a variable stiffness flapping mechanism

Kyujin CHO, Seoul National University, Korea

14:30-14:45

Towards a Mission Configurable Stealth Underwater Batoid

Hilary BART-SMITH, Bart-Smith Labs, VA, USA

14:45-15:00

Poster Session II

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

Session 4 : Multi-modal aerial robots

15:30-16:00

Keynote Speech #4:
Unraveling the Biofluidynamics of Flight as an Inspiration for Design

David LENTINK, Stanford University, USA

16:00-16:10

Bio-inspired design: A perspective for multi-modal flying robots

Mirko KOVAC, Imperial College London, UK

16:10-16:15

A Bio-inspired Perching with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Kin Huat LOW, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

16:15-16:30

Multi-modal Flying Robots

Dario FLOREANO, EPFL, Switzerland

16:30-16:45

Passive Dynamic Flying Based on Flapping Wings in Nature

Hiroto TANAKA, Chiba University, Japan

16:45-17:00

Conclusions, future activities

Kin Huat LOW, Tianjiang HU, Mirko KOVAC, Samer MOHAMMED and James TANGORRA

Posters

Poster #1, Hala RIFAI, Samer MOHAMMED et al., University of Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC), France


Title: Attitude stabilization of a biomimetic micro aerial vehicle using sensors measurements


Poster #2, Tianjiang HU et al., National University of Defense Technology, China


Title: Dynamic mesh for robotic fish swimming: modeling and simulation


Poster #3, Kamilo MELO et al., KM-RoBoTa Research Group, Colombia


Title: A Modular Snake Robot with Multi-Locomotion Capabilities


Poster #4, Levi DEVRIES et al., University of Maryland & Michigan State University, USA

Title: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Control using Bio-Inspired Flow Sensor Arrays


Poster #5, Guoyuan LI et al., Zhejiang University of Technology, China

Title: Policy gradient reinforcement learning for adaptive caterpillar-like locomotion


Poster #6, Lei WANG et al., University of Science and Technology of China

Title: Amphibious behavior of a bio-inspired mudskipper robot


Poster #7, Shixin MAO et al., University of Science and Technology of China

Title: A Starfish-Like Soft Robot with Multiple Gaits Driven by Artificial Actuators


Poster #8, Zhirong WANG et al., University of Science and Technology of China

Title: Multi-Legged Locomotion Based on Closed-Chain Mechanism and Compliant Feet




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