Shared Autonomy
New Directions in Human-Machine Interaction
October 28, 2016

Join us on October 28, 2016 for a day focused on the future of robotics and shared autonomy. Meet the world-leaders in robotics who will discuss human-robotics interactions. Connect with the robotics ecosystem at UC San Diego and in the region at the technology showcase.

2016 Speakers

Henrik Christensen

Director, Contextual Robotics Institute
Professor, Computer Science and Engineering
UC San Diego

Jorge Cortes

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
UC San Diego

Frank Dellaert

Technical Project Lead, Facebook
Professor, Georgia Tech

James Kuffner

Chief Technology Officer
Toyota Research Institute

Ayse Saygin

Professor, Cognitive Science
UC San Diego

Maarten Sierhuis

Nissan Research Center

Raj Talluri

Senior Vice President

Dr. Bob Touchton

Chief Autonomy Scientist


Matt Grob

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

Carol Padden

Social Sciences

Albert P. Pisano

Jacobs School of Engineering

Technology Showcase

Coordinated Robotics

RUBI project, Robotic Rodent, BCI Demo

Andrea Chiba & Virginia de Sa

Cognitive Science

Brain Corporation Robot

Todd Hylton

Todd Hylton's Profile

Underwater robotics and computer vision

Ryan Kastner

Kastner Research Group


Jinxing Li

Joe Wang's Lab

Human-robot drumming

Laurel Riek

Laurel Riek's Profile

Drones that sniff out forest fires

Tajana Simunic Rosing

Tajana Simunic Rosing's lab

Unmanned Vehicle Survey of Belizean Jungle

Autonomous Vehicle

Snake-like surgical robots, robot motion planning and co-habitation in human environments, artificial robot muscles from sewing thread and augmented reality surgery

Michael Yip

Michael Yip's lab