Human-centered Robotics and AI Group News

Making skilled manufacturing workers more effective through the supervision of multiple robots
research — last modified Nov 21, 2023

Michael Hagenow, now at MIT, and his supervisory team, which included Emmanuel Senft, published a paper from their work at the University of Wisconsin–Madison highlighting how multiple robots supervised by a human can reduce the physical burden in challenging manufacturing tasks. Their work was published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.

Emmanuel Senft among the new members for the Swiss Young Academy
institute — May 08, 2023

On 1 May 2023 the Board of Directors of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences elected five new members to the Swiss Young Academy (SYA). With this election, the Academies acknowledge the ideas and commitment of the newly-elected members at the interfaces between science, society and politics.

New Cross Research Group to address societal challenges
research — Mar 16, 2023

Created in 2022, Cross Research Groups will foster collaborations between Idiap research groups. Their aim is to have long-term impacts on society thanks to an approach mixing both business oriented solutions and interdisciplinary scientific groundwork.