Program

Monday, November 19, 2018, Vorhoelzer Forum, City Campus Munich

09:15Registration
09:30


Welcome and opening remarks:
Mr. Tetsuya Kimura, Consul General Japan in Munich
Prof. Ernst Rank, Director of TUM-IAS
Session 1
09:45Takao Someya, University of Tokyo/Japan:
"Smart skins connecting cyberspace and human"
10:15Gordon Cheng, Technical University of Munich/Germany:
“End-to-end smart robot skin”
10:45Michael Friebe, Otto-von-Guericke University/Germany: 
“Proximal Audio Sensor Integration for Acoustic Palpation during Robotic Surgery and
Human Monitoring Applications including situational Awareness and Navigation"
11:15Coffee break
11:30Ali Javey, University of California/USA: 
“Wearable Sweat Sensors”
12:00Nitish V. Thakor, Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology (SiNAPSE), National University
of Singapore/Singapore:
“E-dermis: Multi-layer, multi-receptor tactile array with neuromorphic algorithms detects
texture, shape and provides a range of sensory perceptions”
12:20-13:45 Lunch break with poster presentation
Session 2
13:45John Rogers, Northwestern University and Simpson/Querrey Institute/USA:
“Soft Electronic and Microfluidic Systems for the Skin”
14:15Benjamin C.K. Tee, National University of Singapore/Singapore:
“Human-Inspired Artificial Somatosensory Systems”
14:45Nikolaus Correll, University of Colorado/USA:
“Towards materials that make robots smart: gesture recognition in tactile sensing skins”
15:15Coffee break
15:45Roland Johansson, Umeå University/Sweden:
”Fast and accurate geometric tactile processing during object manipulation”
16:15-16:45Discussion and wrap-up
17:00

Lab tour Chair for Cognitive Systems

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, TUM-IAS Faculty Club (4th floor), Garching

09:45 Welcome
Session 3
10:00Ajay K. Pandey, Queensland University of Technology/ Australia: 
“Multi-functional Organic Optoelectronic Arrays as Smart Skin for Robotics”
10:30John D.W. Madden, University of British Columbia/Canada: 
”Proximity, touch, pressure and shear from an elastomeric skin”
11:00-11:30Coffee Break
11:30Ravinder Dahiya, University of Glasgow/UK: 
“Large Area Flexible Electronic Skin for Robotics”
12:00Barbara Mazzolai, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia /Italy: 
“Perception in plants: a new model for smart tissues in growing robots”
12:30-13:30Lunch break
13:30Indranil Ronnie Bose, Fraunhofer EMFT:
"Flexible Hybrid Integration (FHE) as an enabler for Robotic e-Skin“
14:00-14:30Discussion and wrap up