Robotics Seminar Fall 2018

Tuesdays at 2:55-4:10pm, Upson 106 (The Lounge).

Light refreshments served starting at 2:40.

 

Fall 2018 Schedule

 8/28
Wed 9/5 Adam Bry, Skydio Scaling up autonomous flight

NOTE: Special time and location: 5pm on Wednesday in Upson 106

Abstract: Drones hold enormous potential for consumer video, inspection, mapping, monitoring, and perhaps even delivery. They’re also natural candidates for autonomy and likely to be among the first widely-deployed systems that incorporate meaningful intelligence based on computer vision and robotics research. In this talk I’ll discuss the research we’re doing at Skydio, along with the challenges involved in building a robust robotics software system that needs to work at scale.

Bio: Adam Bry is co-founder and CEO of Skydio, a venture backed drone startup based in the bay area. Prior to Skydio he helped start Project Wing at Google[x] where he worked on the flight algorithms and software. He holds a SM in Aero/Astro from MIT and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Olin College. Adam grew up flying radio controlled airplanes and is a former national champion in precision aerobatics. He was named to the MIT Tech Review 35 list in 2016.

9/11
9/18
9/25
10/2
10/9 Neil Dantam, Colorado School of Mines
10/16 Dylan Shell, Texas A&M University
10/23
10/30
11/6
11/13
11/20  Tom Howard, University of Rochester
11/27
12/4

 

 

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