Workshop Program

ThWT2 Workshop, S226

Research Challenges and Cross-Cutting Applications of Modular Robot Systems
Chair: Dasgupta, Prithviraj (Raj)Co-Chair: Baca, José

Workshop Program: 

 09:00 - 09:05 Introduction

 09:05 - 09:50Keynote: Modular Robot Assembly of Maritime Structures
Mark Yim 

 09:50 - 10:10 Modularity in the Context of Snake Robots
David Rollinson, Matthew Tesch, Florian Enner, Priya Deo and Howie Choset

 10:10 - 10:30MYOROBOTICS: A modular toolkit for musculoskeletal robot
Christophe Maufroy, Maik Siee, Michael Hoepf, Alexander Verl, Alexander Lenz and Konstantinos Dalamagkidis

 10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break 

 10:50 - 11:35Keynote: Self-Replication, Self-Diagnosis, and Self-Repair in Modular Robotic Teams
Gregory S. Chirikjian 

 11:35 - 11:50 Design of ModRED II: a Modular Self-reconfigurable Robot for Planetary Exploration
S. G. M. Hossain, Carl A. Nelson and Prithviraj Dasgupta 

 11:50 - 12:05Robotic Construction with Functional Specifications
Nils Napp and Radhika Nagpal
 12:05 - 12:10Demo: Lola-OP Modular Snake Robot
Kamilo Melo

 12:10 - 12:30 Panel Discussion