Explorations in Experiential Robotics with Dr. Taskin Padir

Join us Wednesday, November 2
6:00 – 7:00 PM (EST) 

Join Dr. Taskin Padir as he discusses the four pillars of experiential robotics and challenges and opportunities for research in achieving seamless human-robot teaming.

The talk will highlight our prior and ongoing research projects on collaborative robotics in the home and workplace. Systems, and methods will be presented in deformable object manipulation, prosthetic hand control, humanoid robotics, and collaborative robotics.

This discussion will help support the work of Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers as we both pursue the benefits of innovative technologies to assist those living with physical disabilities and support our post-service monkeys.

Taskin Padir

Dr. Taskin Padir holds concurrent appointments as an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University and as an Amazon Scholar. He is the Founding Director of the Institute for Experiential Robotics at Northeastern University, and the Director of Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Laboratory (RIVeR Lab). His research is in embodied artificial intelligence, shared autonomy, and human-robot teaming. He serves as an Editor for ICRA, the flagship conference of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. 

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