Members of the ETF Robotics research group attended “Smart Regions with Smart Robots” conference. Event was hosted by the Committee of Regions (Brussels), and organized by the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology. This meeting aimed to join forces at all levels, in order to provide benefit from robotics technology to our society.
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ETF robotics research group starts its participation in the “Feasibility Study for Serbian Manufacturing Innovation Hub – FS4SMIH” European project, within I4MS (ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs) initiative. The FS4SMIH project is funded from the larger Horizon2020 ReconCell project (A Reconfigurable robot workCell for fast set-up of automated assembly processes in SMEs – ReconCell). In the next six months researchers will thoroughly study potentials of robotics in Serbia.
ETF Robotics students Kosta Jovanovic and Predrag Milosavljevic were members of the winning team during Winter School on Variable Stiffness Actuators, held in Rome, Italy, February 20-25, 2015. Winter school was organized by Natural Machine Motion Initiative (NMMI) and project Saphari. The topic of the school and competiotion itself was control of robots driven by variable stiffness actuators (VSA).
Visit us at Fair for New Technologies in Education at Belexpo Center in Belgrade on February 27th and 28th. We are going to demonstrate possibilities of use of virtual laboratories in education and professional training, and present our virtual laboratories for robotics and hydraulics. The fair is organized by British Council and Embassy of Great Britain in Serbia and Ministry of Education, Science and Technology development.
ETF Robotics group in cooperation with Serbian Center for the Promotion of Science and Erste Bank is going to organize events for high school students in Cacak and Valjevo. Program includes a science popular presentation about contemporary robots as well as workshops for domestic schools. The most successful teams will be awarded by Lego Mindstorm Robotics set.
Venue: Gimnazija Cacak, Date: 17.10.2014. Time: 12:30 – 16:00
Venue: Gimnazija Valjevo, Date: 18.10.2014. Time: 10:00 – 13:30
ETF Robotics group in cooperation with Serbian Centre for Promotion of Science and Comtrade has organized workshops in field of robotics during manifestation “Fabrika znanja” in Podgorica. Students of primary and secondary schools competed in building and programming LEGO robots, and the best teams received rewards.
LOLA Institute is looking for a PhD candidate or master student for their control systems and industrial robotics group.
Link – http://www.etf.bg.ac.rs/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2107&Itemid=114
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Veljko Potkonjak won the “SANU Award” in the field of technical and related sciences. This prestigious award is given to prominent scientists, for extraordinary results accomplished in the last ten years.
Vladimir Petrović attended UZH Summer School (eSMCs Summer School “Embodiment and Morphological Computation”), Zurich, Switzerland, 22.-28. September 2013.
The lecturers were, distinguished professors and researchers from all over the world: University of Washington (Seattle, USA), University of Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland), ETH (Zurich, Switzerland), EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland), University of Vermont (USA), École Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), Max Planck Institute (Leipzig, Germany), University of Münster (Münster, Germany)… Laboratory exercises were provided by organizers – Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at University of Zurich.
More details are available at: http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/ailab/summerschool2013.html
Pictures will be available soon…