• 12 Nov ‘18: Prof. Admoni served as a panelist at the 2018 reThink Food Conference held by the Culinary Institute of America and shared her views on Robotics and Machine Learning- Less Labor and More Creativity from Field to Fork.

  • 24 Oct ‘18: Stephanie presented her work in Colombia as a Geek Girls LatAm ambassador to support women doing robotics for education, AI, and HCI!

  • 22 Oct ‘18: HARP Lab grew by a few this fall as we welcomed new graduate students - Ada Taylor (PhD RI), Mike Lee (PhD RI), Pallavi Koppol (PhD CSD), and Sarthak Ahuja (MS RI)!

  • 9 Oct ‘18: HARPLab gave a demo for members of the AFL-CIO during their visit to CMU’s Block Center for Technology and Society.

  • 8 Oct ‘18: HARPLab spread the love of STEM by sharing a demo with visiting middle schoolers as part of CMU’s TechNights initiative.

  • 5 Oct ‘18: HARPLab gave a demo to members of the Goldenway Education Foundation Ltd. during their campus visit.

  • 14 Sept ‘18: Prof. Admoni participated in the "Designing Intelligence: Shaping AI and Society" panel as part of the Grand Opening of Tepper Quad, where she discussed the future of artificial intelligence. A recording can be found here.

  • 20 Aug ‘18: Welcome to the incoming RI grad student class!

  • 16 Aug ‘18: Sad to say goodbye to our summer intern, Maggie Collier!

  • 9 Aug ‘18: Maggie presented her work entitled Eyegaze Behavior during Telemanipulation of a Multi stage task at the RISS poster session.

  • 2 Aug ‘18: The latest version of the HARMONIC Dataset, a large multi-modal dataset of human interactions in a shared autonomy setting, is now available.

  • 2 Aug ‘18: Travers Rhodes and Alexandre Candeias worked with our MICO robot over the summer and had a paper accepted to the "Sixth International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics," a workshop at ECCV 2018.

  • 30 Jun ‘18: Prof. Admoni gave a talk entitled Understanding Natural human Behavior with Assistive Robots at the "Robot Mediated autism Intervention" workshop at RSS 2018.

  • 29 Jun ‘18: Prof. Admoni gave a talk entitled Natural Human Behaviors for Theory of Mind at the "Towards a framework for Joint Action" workshop at RSS 2018.

  • 29 Jun ‘18: Reuben presented over his work Gaze for Error Detection During Human-Robot Shared Manipulation at the "Towards a framework for Joint Action" workshop at RSS 2018. Check it out on the publications page.

  • 29 Jun ‘18: Abhijat presented over his work Human Torso Pose Forecasting in the Real World at the "Multimodal Perception and Control" workshop at RSS 2018. Check it out on the publications page.

  • 28 Jun ‘18: HARPLab invited interested researchers at RSS for a Lab Tour.

  • 27 Jun ‘18: Check out the HARMONIC Dataset that we have just released!

  • 27 Jun ‘18: In town for RSS? Come visit HARP Lab during the lab tours this evening!

  • 22 Jun ‘18: Prof. Admoni was quoted in a Washington Post article about robot baristas!

  • 14 Jun ‘18: Abhijat has a paper accepted at the “Multimodal Perception and Control” workshop at RSS 2018! Take a look at a pre-print on the publications page.

  • 7 Jun ‘18: Reading group restarts for the summer.

  • 1 Jun ‘18: Maggie Collier, RI summer scholar, is our newest visiting lab member!

  • 25 May ‘18: Prof. Admoni was on Science Friday talking about our research and the future of human-robot interaction, more broadly! Take a listen here.

  • 20 May ‘18: Reuben has a paper accepted to the “Towards a framework for Joint Action” workshop. A pre-print is on the Publications page!

  • 15 May ‘18: HARPLab is part of a collaborative multi-university project (MURI) to study self-assessment in robots together with other researchers at Brigham Young University, CMU, Tufts University, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

  • 14 May ‘18: Ben gave a demo to science fair winning middle school students from the Broadcom MASTERS program.

  • 9 May ‘18: Prof. Admoni spoke to middle school students from Infinity Charter Schools about human-robot interaction. Abhijat and Ben gave robot demos to the students, as well.

  • 8 May ‘18: HARPLab went out to dinner at Mad Mex to celebrate the MRSD teams final presentation and the end of the semester.

  • 7 May ‘18: The MRSD team: I-Chen, Jiahong, Karsh, Ting-Che, and Yang-Yang presented their Assistive Intent Recognition project poster for Spring validation!

  • 5 Mar ‘18: Reuben presented his work on eye-hand coordination for assistive manipulation, at HRI 2018!

  • Fall ‘17: The lab now has a website!