Recent news from R-house
Lab gets New Robots!
September 2016: Thanks to an NSF grant, new robots are populating the R-House, including Beam and Baxter. Welcome, robots!
Lab Head Awarded Tenure!
May 2016: This year, Selma Sabanovic has been awarded tenure at Indiana University. We're so happy for you, Selma – you deserve it!
Research Assistant Receives Honorable Mention at Conference
April 2016: Margaret Krupp received an honorable mention for her speaking presentation of her work on moral consideration of robot groups at the Midwest Undergraduate Cognitive Science Conference. Congratulations, Margaret!
Research Assistant Accepts NSF REU
February 2016: Margaret Krupp is accepted to the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF REU) for research on privacy and telepresence at Oregon State University. Congratulations, Margaret!
Students attend ROMAN
September 2015: Wynnie, Hee Rin, and Bobak presented two papers and one poster this September at the annual ROMAN conference in Paris France!
Mugbot makes its debut at Detroit maker Faire
Dr. Seta Koike, a visiting researcher at IU and in the R House this summer, designed a simple social robot that appeared in Detroit Maker Faire in July. Mugbot brought home some awards and a notable mention. Congrats!
Selma and students take exploratory trip to Japan with Dr. Shibata
Hee Rin, Wynnie, and Selma spent two weeks in July touring recovery centers for tsunami victims and assistive living homes where Paro, the seal robot, provides comfort and companionship.