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Starting with worker-centered robots
February 11, 2022
The first academic project around FRAIM has had its kick-off on February 10th 2022. Our vision towards worker-centered transdisciplinary research towards robot-assisted workprocesses was included in the recently awarded BrightSky proje...
Real-world tests at Renault
November 22, 2021
Timo Melman and Niek Beckers just got back from their real-world tests at Renault. Driving in eco-mode is good for the environment and your wallet, so why doesn’t everybody always drive in eco-mode? Unfortunately, the thing that make...
David scientific director AiTech
September 1, 2021
From september onwards, David has taken over leadership over the interdisciplinary AiTech programme, from prof Inald Lagendijk.
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...
Luka Peternel joins the Haptics Lab
January 16, 2019
We are very glad to welcome our new colleague Luka Peternel! He joined the lab on Jan 15th 2019 as a tenure-track assistant professor.
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 ...
Cognitive Robotics Department
July 1, 2017
As of July 1st 2017, the Delft Haptics Lab has moved from the department of BioMechanical Engineering to the new department of Cognitive Robotics (CoR). We’d like to thank the BMechE department for providing the great environment...
Demonstration Haptics for the Maritime Environment Project
May 23, 2017
On the afternoon of May 22 2017 the progress of the 1-year cohesion project “Haptics for the Maritime Environment” was presented to an audience of over 35 interested people from Dutch maritime industry. The afternoon consi...
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...
Archimedes Drive receives Take-Off phase II funding
August 4, 2016
The board STW honors twenty proposals for the fourth round of the Take-off financing. Researchers can apply for Take-off funding to enable new economic activity, and thus scientific knowledge commercially applied. Take-off is in two pa...
JHRI Special Issue on Shared Control released
December 9, 2015
We’re proud to announce the publication of our special issue on Shared Control, for the Journal for Human-Robot Interaction (JHRI) edited by Mike Goodrich. This issue was edited by Tom Carlson, Mark Mulder, and David Abbink: foun...
Archimedes Drive moves ahead one more step in Take-Off grant process
October 22, 2014
The Archimedes Drive has moved ahead one more step in becoming a reality. STW has selected the Archimedes Drive project to make an in-person presentation on the 26th of November. The Take-Off scheme is designed to help innovative produ...
Archimedes Drive Patent Submitted
The patent for the ultra high ratio Archimedes compound planetary friction drive, designed by Jack Schorsch, was submitted, and is under review by the Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend. The Archimedes drive may be a way to produce high rati...
14 submissions for Special Issue on Shared Control
August 5, 2014
Together with Tom Carlson, David and Mark organized a Special Issue on Shared Control for the Journal of Human-Robot Interaction. See the call for papers here. It turned about to be a great success: the deadline was August 3, and we...
June 17, 2014
Classes are over, sun’s out: time to eat lunch outside! For all the students who worked with us during the classes, thanks, good luck with the exams, and enjoy the summer! David, Patrice, Tricia, Teun, Jeroen, Roel, Henri, Jack, ...
Second prototype of the PentaG haptic robot operational
August 30, 2013
The second prototype of the PentaG haptic robot has been implementated and experimentally validated.
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