News

01/05/2019 - An article in Ansa News about HRI2 recent research on supernumerary limbs.


 

29/03/2019 - HRI2 laboratory wins Solution Award 2019 (Premio Innovazione Robotica) at MECSPE, Italy's largest industrial fair.

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10/02/2019 - Italy's prime minister, Prof. Conte visited us at the HRI2 laboratory. We were excited to run very recent demos with our new intelligent cobot platform MOCA (MObile Collaborative robot Assistant)!.


2/02/2019 - RAI NEWS reports on the HRI2 laboratory collaborative technologies. Watch the interview (from 6'43'').



19/01/2019 - Arash Ajoudani is a recipient of the Amazon Reserach Awards!


23/12/2018 - Italy's top-ranked TV channel ITALIA-1 interviews Arash Ajoudani about HRC and coolaborative robotics technologies of the HRI2 laboratory: Click here to watch the interview!


5/12/2018 - Italy's former prime minister, Prof. Mario Monti, the European commission's ERC president, Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, and Confindustria president Dr. Vincenzo Boccia visited us at the HRI2 laboratory over the past few days. We were excited to run very recent demos with our new intelligent cobot platform MOCA (MObile Collaborative robot Assistant)!.


8/11/2018 - Our paper "Shared-Autonomy Control for Intuitive Bimanual Tele-manipulation", by M. Laghi, M. Maimeri, M. Marchand, C. Leparoux, M. Catalano, A. Ajoudani, and A. Bicchi, was a best conference paper award finalist at Humanoids-2018.


The Italian national TV (RAI) has made a documentary about the HRI2 laboratory. You can watch it here: http://www.raiscuola.rai.it/programma-unita/memex-doc-vita-da-ricercatore-pt-7-arash-ajoudani/322/42512/default.aspx


20/10/2018 - Our paper "A Supernumerary Soft RoboticHand-Arm System for Improving Worker Ergonomics" by A. Ciullo, M. Catalano, A. Bicchi, and A. Ajoudani, wins the best poster award of the Werob 2018 conference.


29/09/2018 - HRI2 laboratory will present 3 papers at Humanoids 2018.


06/07/2018 - HRI2 laboratory will present 6 papers at IROS 2018, and 2 papers at WeRob2018.


26/04/2018 - Team CoAware from IIT, coordinated by the HRI2 laboratory wins the KUKA innovation award 2018! :https://www.kuka.com/en-de/technologies/research-and-innovation/kuka-innovation-award


07/11/2017 - Team HRI2 will present three papers and will co-organise a workshop in Humanoids-2017:http://humanoids2017.loria.fr


Team HRI2 demonstrated several live human-robot collaboration demos at an industrial meeting in Milan. See a video here: http://www.rds.it/rds-tv/video-news/bracci-meccanici-ed-esoscheletri-i-robot-al-servizio-del-lavoro/


17/10/2017 - Three papers from the HRI2 laboratory will be presented at Humanoids 2017 in Birmingham (UK). We also co-oranise a workshop on Locomotion and Manipulation: Unifying Solutions Across Aerial and Terrestrial Regimes. http://humanoids2017.loria.fr/


01/10/2017 - Team Co-Aware coordinated by the HRI2 laboratory is a finalist for the KUKA Innovation Award 2018. https://www.kuka.com/en-de/technologies/research-and-innovation/kuka-innovation-Award


23/09/2017 - Three papers from the HRI2 laboratory will be presented at IROS 2017 in Canada. We also co-oranise a workshop on Learning for Collaborative Robotics: Enabling Flexible, Redeployable and Agile Industrial Applications.http://www.iros2017.org/


18/05/2017 - Three papers from the HRI2 laboratory will be presented at ICORR 2017 http://www.icorr2017.org/


19/04/2017 - IROS2017 Workshop on “Learning for Collaborative Robotics: Enabling Flexible, Redeployable and Agile Industrial Applications”. To apepar soon!


19/12/2016 - ICRA2017 Workshop on “Assistive Robotics: From the Natural to the Artificial and Back Again”. Please see details


18/11/2016 - Our paper, “. Peternel, N. Tsagarakis, D. Caldwell and A. Ajoudani, "Adaptation of Robot Physical Behaviour to Human Fatigue in Human-Robot Co-Manipulation", was a finalist for best interactive paper award at IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids), 2016.


10/10/2016 – “IEEE IROS Workshop on Human-Robot Collaboration: Towards Co-Adaptive Learning Through Semi-Autonomy and Shared Control” http://www.ausy.tu-darmstadt.de/Workshops/IROS2016


29/09/2016 - International Workshop on Human Friendly Robotics (HFR) 2016. https://hfr2016.wordpress.com


16/05/2016 - IEEE ICRA 2016 Workshop on Human Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions. http://robotics.ozyegin.edu.tr/icra16workshop