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Spotlight talk on mitigating emergent behavior at RSS2020
July 13, 2020
Timo, Niek and David presented a spotlight talk on “Mitigating undesirable emergent behaviour arising between driver and semi-automated vehicle” (link to the video) during the RSS 2020 Workshop on Emergent Behaviors in Human-Robot ...
Ergonomics Keynote in Berlin
March 16, 2020
David was invited to hold the keynote lecture of the 66th Spring Conference of the German Society of Ergonomics on March 16-18 in Berlin. Due to the corona measures the organisation had to reschedule the conference to be held virtually...
AiTech at Design for Values
January 10, 2020
David presented AiTech-related work on designing assistance systems that mitigate behavioural adaptation at the ‘Design for Values’ Symposium, preceding the Dies Natalis of TU Delft 2020. The symposium was recorded, so can ...
Real-world experiments for symbiotic driving
December 8, 2019
In the period of October-December 2019, our Symbiotic Driving team performed unique experiments in Japan, facilitated through our collaboration with Nissan Motor Company. Sarvesh Kolekar arrived in Japan first, to implement in a test v...
David keynote at RWTH Aachen
November 27, 2019
For the Vorreiter project, David was invited as keynote speaker at a symposium at RWTH Aachen, highlighting our symbiotic driving approach.
Kick-off 4TU Soft Robotics
October 22, 2019
Today, we presented the plans of the Soft Robotics programme – in which the Delft Haptics Lab participates – to about 150 representatives from academia, industry and government. This was done in the kick-off meeting to the ...
Symbiotic Driving at SMC 2019
October 9, 2019
At the SMC 2019 conference in Bari, our team presented symbiotic driving progress by Sarah (presenting two conference papers on driver classification) and David (who co-organized a special session on shared control).
David keynote at HFES
September 29, 2019
David Abbink was invited for the keynote lecture at the annual conference of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society – Europe Chapter. He spoke about the need to think systemically about human-robot interaction, and presented s...
On September 26th our lab was part of the 1st AiTech symposium. We introduced our activities to a select group of about 100 interested people from TU Delft and beyond at the 1st AiTech Symposium. The symposium included presentatio...
Luka talks at ICRA 2019 workshop
September 9, 2019
As an invited speaker, Luka Peternel gave a talk at ICRA 2019 Workshop on Human Movement Science for Physical Human-Robot Collaboration. The recording of the talk can be found below: In addition, Luka Peternel participated in the works...
Symbiotic Driving at the ESV Conference
June 14, 2019
David Abbink was invited as panel member on the Panel Session “Getting there safely together – the Interaction of Human and Machine”, on the opening day of the ESV Conference 2019. The lively discussion with Oliver Ca...
David at EUCAD for Panel Discussion
April 2, 2019
David Abbink was invited as a panel member at the EUCAD 2019 conference. The panel discussed the future and state of the art of interaction between automated vehicles and users. Description This session will address human factor...
Symposium “The Future of Human-Robot Interaction”
March 22, 2019
To highlight the inaugural address of prof. David Abbink, a symposium was held in the morning, for a selective audience of 100 people. Five internationally renowned speakers shared their perspectives on “The Future of Human-R...
David at two workshops @ IROS 2018
September 22, 2018
David Abbink is an invited speaker at two workshops organised at IROS 2018 in Madrid, on Monday October 1st. In the morning, he will speak at the workshop on “Haptic-enabled shared control of robotic systems: a compromise between...
Haptic Maritime Simulator at MECSS
November 22, 2017
At this years MECSS conference in Glasgow, Arthur Vrijdag and David Abbink present the conference paper they co-authored with Frank Hoeckx, entitled “Development of a test-setup for exploring the potential for haptic feedback for...
Sarvesh at IEEE SMC 2017
November 4, 2017
The IEEE SMC 2017 conference was held in the beautiful destination of Banff, in Alberta – Canada from the 5th to the 8th of October 2017. I had the pleasure of presenting my work titled ‘A Human-Like Steering Model Sensitive to Unc...
Timo to the ACAI Summer School on Reinforcement Learning in Nieuwpoort
November 3, 2017
In October Timo went to a 10 day summer school on Reinforcement Learning (RL) organized by the Vrije Universeit Brussel, TU Delft, and University of Liverpool. This summer school covered the basic introduction to RL, as well as more ...
Delft Haptics Lab at International Robotics Week
April 26, 2017
On Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th of April, the Delft Haptics Lab was present at the combined conference of RoboBusiness Europe & TUS Expo. In the RoboValley section, we presented our work on Haptic Shared Control in car driving...
March 30, 2017
First fully integrated drones and robotics conference, exhibition, trade show and drone-flying spectacle Delft, 28 March 2017 World renowned keynote speakers, entrepreneurs and distinguished VIP guests will be present at the Grand Open...
Shared Control at IEEE SMC 2016
October 17, 2016
At this year’s annual IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) conference in Budapest, Hungary (9-12 October 2016), the co-chairs of the IEEE SMC Shared Control Technical Committee organized a tutorial...
David at RoboBusiness USA
September 27, 2016
David flew to RoboBusiness conference in San Jose, USA, to speak there about Delft Haptics Lab research.
Tricia presents at ICRA workshop
May 23, 2016
This year’s IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) was held in Stockholm, Sweden on 16-21 May. In the Human-Robot Interfaces for Enhanced Physical Interactions workshop, Tricia presented her work on ̶...
David at Max Planck Institute
April 28, 2016
David was invited for a talk at the Max Planck Institute in Tuebingen at a symposium on Biological Information Processing. The Max Planck Society invited 15 leading scientists for three days of presentations and discussions, with th...
Tricia presents at Haptics Symposium
April 12, 2016
This year’s Haptics Symposium was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on 8-11 April. During the IEEE Transactions on Haptics (TOH) Special Session, Tricia presented the paper “The effect of trial-by-trial adaptation o...
Tricia speaker at MIC “The Makeable Man”
March 19, 2016
On 19 March in the Academiegebouw in Utrecht, Tricia gave a presentation about Haptics at the Medisch Interfacultair Congres 2016. At this conference for Dutch medical students and interns, she and the other invited speakers discussed ...
David invited lectures in Japan
March 1, 2016
Today, David gave a one-hour keynote lecture on Symbiotic Driving at a symposium on Human Factors and Automated Driving, for over 100 Japanese automotive engineers and scientists. The other speaker at the symposium was Satoshi Kitazak...
David keynote speaker at TUSE
January 18, 2016
David has been invited for a keynote lecture at the opening of The Unmanned Systems Expo, to talk about the (remote) control of vehicles and tools. The conference will be held this year in The Hague on february 2-4, 2016. Click here fo...
Shared Control at IEEE SMC 2015
November 1, 2015
Along with the other co-chairs of the IEEE SMC Shared Control Technical Committee, we organized a tutorial and special session on shared control at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC). The conferen...
Driving Simulation Conference 2015
September 17, 2015
This year’s Driving Simulation Conference was held at the Max Planck Institute in Tübingen. David was invited to give a tutorial on measuring, identifying and modeling driving behavior. Erwin was invited to hold the keynote ad...
Dr. Tanaka visits Haptics Lab
September 1, 2015
After Mark visited the lab of dr. Yoshiyuki Tanaka at Nagasaki School of Engineering of Nagasaki University, Japan, dr. Tanaka reciprocated with a visit to the Delft Haptics Lab. Besides giving us a lecture on his work he visited sever...
Teun wins ASME Design Competition
August 26, 2015
With a novel parallel haptic master device for steerable needles, Teun has won first prize in the ASME Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition (Graduate Division). The finals of this competition were held during this year’...
Workshop on Behavioral Adaptation
August 13, 2015
David was invited to Washington DC to speak at an workshop on driver behavioral adaptation. The workshop was organized by AAA, and David presented alongside leading driver behavior experts like Karel Brookhuis, Missy Rudin-Brown, Lind...
David at Berkeley and Stanford
July 27, 2015
David joined the Leeghwater Grand Tour as a supervisor. This tour took almost 30 mechanical engineering students across the USA, to visit universities and companies. David joined the last leg of 10 days, with visits to LA, San Francis...
H-Haptics at World Haptics 2015
June 26, 2015
The H-Haptics Programme had a very entertaining and successful presence at the World Haptics 2015. We organized an engaging tutorial on haptic telerobotics and shared control which culminated in a very interactive panel discussion wi...
David invited speaker at CMC workshop in Israel
June 14, 2015
David was kindly invited by Ilana Nisky to present at the Karniel 11th Computational Motor Control Workshop, held at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev. It was a great 2-day workshop, with great talks and discussions, finished by a...
Tutorial at World Haptics ’15
March 20, 2015
We invite you to participate in the half-day tutorial “Human-Centered Design and Evaluation of Haptic Shared Control across different Applications” at the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2015 in Chicago on June 22, 2015. — ...
Mark gives Shared Control lecture in Nagasaki, 6 March 2015
March 7, 2015
Mark was invited by associate professor Yoshiyuki Tanaka from the Graduate School of Engineering at Nagasaki University, Japan, to give a lecture on Shared Control. The work of dr. Tanaka is closely related to the research conducted at...
Dutch-Belgian Haptics Meeting
February 3, 2015
Research and development in haptics is performed by small groups of researchers with a variety of backgrounds at many different places in the Netherlands and Belgium. The purpose of the network meeting is to bring these people together...
Call for Papers – IEEE SMC 2015, Hong Kong
February 2, 2015
The 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics will be held in Hong Kong. SMC2015 is the flagship conference of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. It provides an international forum for researchers...
Successful Collaboration with Laval University, Canada
January 26, 2015
Recently, Teun spent four months at Laval University Robotics Laboratory, Canada, to perform a range of experiments to validate a new stiffness analysis method. Now he has returned to apply his insights to new and exciting haptic devic...
TU Delft Research Exhibition DIG-it
November 11, 2014
TU Delft Robotics Institute helped organize the TU Delft Research Exhibition DIG-it, on 11-11-2014. There were many interactive exhibitions, and an interview with Young Robotic Minds: Maja Rudinac, David Abbink, Heike Vallery and Bart...
David invited to give tutorial at H-CPS-I in Paris
August 5, 2014
David has been invited to give a tutorial at the 2014 Workshop on Human Cyber Physical System Interaction, held on September 22-23 2014 at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris, France. David will give one of the two tutorials, Prof Ru...
AHFE Conference Krakow
July 22, 2014
David was invited by Franck Mars to present some of the lab’s work on haptic shared control at a well-attended special session at the AHFE 2014, held in beautiful Krakow, Poland. David got the chance to see some great work at thi...
Patrice and Teun presented at Parallel 2014
Organized only once every six years, Parallel 2014 brings together the leading researchers in the field of parallel robotics, and both Patrice Lambert and Teun Hoevenaars were allowed to present their work during this special workshop....
David’s Visiting Professorship at Valenciennes
July 10, 2014
At the IEEE SMC conference last year, David was invited by Chouki Sentouh as a visiting professor at the LAMIH lab at the University of Valenciennes, in France. In total he will spend a month there to set up a research collaboration in...
Six accepted conference papers!
June 5, 2014
We just received notice of the IEEE SMC Conference in San Diego, and all papers we have submitted have been accepted after the peer-review. Congratulations to the (co)authors Joost Venrooij, Jeroen Wildenbeest, Tricia Gibo, Mark Mulder...
HighTech Systems 2014
May 8, 2014
David Abbink was invited to speak at the High-Tech Systems 2014 conference. The event took place on 7 and 8 May in 1931 Congrescentrum Brabanthallen, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. David spoke on the Robotics day, togethe...
Delft Haptics Lab at IEEE SMC 2014, San Diego
May 5, 2014
This year, the IEEE SMC Conference in San Diego can count on a substantial contribution of the Delft Haptics Lab our lab members submitted six papers to the conference together with the IEEE Technical Committee on Shared Control, we ...
Visit prof. Brent Gillespie
March 18, 2014
This Thursday March 20, Prof Brent Gillespie will visit the Delft Haptics Lab. He will be serving on Friday as a committee member at the PhD defense of Joost Venrooij. He could arrive a day earlier, and was willing to give a talk abou...
David and Erwin invited speakers for Symposium on Empowerment Informatics
March 7, 2014
David is an invited speaker at the First International Symposium on Empowerment Informatics, held at Tokyo International Forum on March 10th, Tokyo, Japan. [...]
Delft Haptics Lab at IEEE SMC 2014 Conference
February 14, 2014
The IEEE Technical Committee on Shared Control will organized a special session on shared control at the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2014), 13-16 October, San Diego, USA.
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