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2012 GCER Speakers

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Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar is the UPS Foundation Professor and the Deputy Dean for Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Videos:
Quadrotors Perform
James Bond Theme

Aerial Manipulation
with Quadrotors

Construction with
Quadrotor Teams


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Maurizio Porfiri

Maurizio Porfiri was born in Rome, Italy in 1976. He received M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech, in 2000 and 2006; a “Laurea” in Electrical Engineering (with honours) and a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
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Videos:
Robotic Fish
Robotic Fish - Pesce Robot
Video S1: Fish holding station in the back of the robotic fish


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Hiroshi Ishiguro

Hiroshi Ishiguro received a D.Eng. in systems engineering from the Osaka University, Japan in 1991. He is currently Professor of Department of Systems Innovation in the Graduate School of Engineering Science at Osaka University.
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Videos:
Roboticist explores nature of humanity
Geminoid-F Android Waits for a Friend in a Tokyo Department Store
Robot Looks Like Inventor