Halloween Party 2016

Thanks everyone for coming to this year's Halloween party!  Hope you all had fun!

Check out some pictures of the event, thanks to Varun Agrawal.


Ph.D. Thesis Proposal: Yunpeng Pan

Title: Learning Control via Probabilistic Trajectory Optimization
Date: Monday, October 31
Time: 3:00pm (EST)
Location: CCB 345


Ph.D. Thesis Proposal: Siddharth Choudhary

Title: Multi Robot Object-based SLAM
Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm (EST)
Location: Klaus 1116E


Ph.D. Thesis Proposal: Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee

Title: Multimodal Haptic Perception during Incidental Contact.
Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Time: 10.30 AM to 12.30 PM (EDT)
Location: MiRC 102B

Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee
Robotics Ph.D. Student
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University


Ph.D. Thesis Proposal: Andrew Price

Title: Planning with Robot Capabilities and Affordances
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time: 1:00pm
Location: MiRC 102B


Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Rowland O'Flaherty

Title: A Control Theoretic Perspective on Learning in Robotics

Rowland O'Flaherty
Robotics Ph.D. Candidate
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date: December 7, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: TSRB 530


Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Akansel Cosgun

Title: Navigation Behavior Design and Representations For a People Aware Mobile Robot System

Akansel Cosgun
Robotics Ph.D. Candidate
School of Interactive Computing
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date: November 20, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: MiRC 102A


Ph.D. Dissertation Defense

Paul Robinette

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Title: Developing Robot Behaviors that Impact Human-Robot Trust in Emergency Evacuations

Paul Robinette
Robotics Ph.D. Candidate
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date: Wednesday November 4, 2015
Time:  1:00-3:00PM EST.

Place: TSRB 509


Ph.D Thesis Proposal: Can Erdogan

Title: Planning in Constraint Space for Multi-body Manipulation Tasks

Date: March 27, 2015
Time: 1pm-3pm EST 
Location: MiRC 102A


Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Alex Trevor

Title: Semantic Mapping for Service Robots: Building and Using Maps for Mobile Manipulators in Semi-Structured Environments

Date: Friday, March 13th, 2015
Time: 11:00am -1:00pm EST
Location: Marcus Nanotechnology Bldg., Room 1117-1118