Research seminars

All of our seminars will currently be run online and are held on Wednesday's from 14:00 to 15:00 (unless stated otherwise). They are open for anybody to attend.

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Seminars 2020-2021 - Semester 2

Date Seminar Details

17 March 2021

"Making bacteria-sized robots"

Dr Soichiro Tottori

Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering

Seminar Poster

10 March 2021

"Design principles for self-organising embodied intelligence"

Dr Fumiya Lida

Reader of Robotics Department of Engineering University of Cambridge

Seminar Poster

17 February 2021

"Soft and Strong Robots"

Dr Shuguang Li

Postdoctoral Research Associate, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) Harvard University

Seminar Poster

10 February 2021

"On controlling ensembles of memoryless robots"

Dr Roderich Gross

Senior Lecturer, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

Seminars 2020-2021 - Semester 1

Date Seminar Details

9 December 2020

"Information-Theoretic Data Injection Attacks on the Smart Grid"

Dr Ke Sun

Research Associate Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

2 December 2020

"Fast consensus and community detection in networks"

Dr Giuliano Punzo

Lecturer, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

25 November 2020

"Cyber Security Framework for Microgrids"

Dr Subham Sahoo

PDRA, Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark

Seminar Poster

18 November 2020

"Brains, bones and bacteria: Multidisciplinary research using biomaterials for healthcare"

Dr Thomas Paterson

PDRA, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

4 November 2020

"The data driven based design and manufacturing of complex systems"

Dr Yunpeng Zhu

Research Associate, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

28 October 2020

"Control and Learning for the Internet-of-Things"

Dr Konstantinos Gatsis

Lecturer, Department of Engineering Science University of Oxford

Seminar Poster

21 October 2020

"Optimal control in Smartgrids, towards droop-free methods"

Dr Pablo R Baldivieso Monasterios

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

7 October 2020

"How Immersive Technology is helping me to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on my industrial-led research"

Dr Hector Marin-Reyes

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

Seminars 2019-2020 

Date Seminar Details
10 June 2020

"Establishment of a novel multimodal neural interface to measure and modify neural activity: an event-related potential study"

Bettina Habelt

Neurobiology of Psychiatric Diseases, Institute and Outpatient Clinics of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden

Seminar Poster

3 June 2020

"A neuromagnetic study of human adaptability to an unusual auditory environment"

Dr Atsushi Aoyama

Associate Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan

Seminar Poster

20 May 2020

"3D depth sensor development and production at SONY"

Mr Hideyuki Kawashima

SONY Corporation, Japan

Seminar Poster

13 May 2020

"Skin Sensors and Safe Actuation for Human Symbiotic Robots"

Dr Alexander Schmitz

Associate Professor, Sugano Lab, Waseda University, Japan

Seminar Poster

6 May 2020

"Re-design robotics system from the rigid to deformable: a case study of wireless power supply for robots"

Dr Takuya Umedachi

Associate Professor, Faculty of TEXTILE Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Japan

Seminar Poster

29 April 2020

"Soft-Bubble grippers for robust and perceptive manipulation"

Dr Naveen Kuppuswamy

Senior Research Scientist in Robotics Toyota Research Institute in Cambridge, MA, USA

Seminar Poster

25 March 2020

"Electronic Tissue Technologies for Interfacing Cells, Nerves and Brains"

Professor Ivan Minev

Professor of Intelligent Healthcare Technologies, Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, at The University of Sheffield

Seminar Poster

18 March 2020

"Smart Biomaterials for regenerative medicine and soft robotics"
Dr Nazia Mehrban
Senior Research Fellow and HEA Fellow
University College London

11 March 2020 "Control of PDEs: From fusion reactors to robot swarms"
Dr Anton Selivanov
Lecturer, Dept. of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield
19 February 2020 "Compliance in Robotics:  A Journey through Human-Robot Environment Interactions"
Dr Nicolas Herzig
Sheffield Biomedical Robotics Lab, ACSE, The University of Sheffield
12 February 2020 "Bacterial Motility with Biofilms"
Dr William M Durham
Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Sheffield
05 February 2020

"Deep Learning for the Robot to Think Fast"
Dr Kevin Li Sun
Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield

22 January 2020

"Design and development of a control framework for grasp manipulation in upper limb neuroprosthetic device"
Ms Rinku Roy
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
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"Toward miniature robotic tubes with enhanced dexterity and force-sensing capability for medical applications"
Dr Seok Chang Ryu
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

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