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December 2018
  • Maren Bennewitz is workshop co-chair of RSS'19 and Humanoids'20.
November 2018
  • Graduation of Stefan Oßwald. Congratulations!
  • Arindam Roychoudhury joint the lab as PhD student. Welcome!
September 2018
July 2018
June 2018
April 2018
  • Our robot Naomi interacts with children and helps them to clean up. See this video broadcasted by Westdeutscher Rundfunk.
January 2018
September 2017
  • AbdElMoniem Bayoumi and Marcell Missura present our works on "Learning Foresighted People Following under Occlusions" and "The Synchronized Holonomic Model: A Framework for Efficient Motion Generation" at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS).
  • Peter Regier presents our work on "Predicting Travel Time from Path Characteristics for Wheeled Robot Navigation" at the European Conference on Mobile Robotics (ECMR).
August 2017
  • Maren Bennewitz serves as associate editor for ICRA 2018.
  • Maren Bennewitz is part of the excellence committee for the UK Best PhD in Robotics Award, 2018.
May 2017
February 2017
December 2016
  • As a Christmas present, our Research Unit Anticipating Human Behavior got funded!
  • Olivier Stasse, Andrea del Prete, and Maren Bennewitz organize the German-French Conference on Humanoid and Legged Robots (HLR), Toulouse, Dec 5-7.
November 2016
  • Philipp Karkowski presents our paper about Real-Time Footstep Planning in 3D Environments at the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids).
  • Maren Bennewitz joins the IJCAI 2017 Senior Program Committee and also serves as associate editor for ICRA 2017.
October 2016
  • Maren Bennewitz presents her research at iRobot.
August 2016
  • Marcell Missura joins the lab as Postdoc. Welcome!
July 2016
April 2016
  • Successful review meetings of our EU FP7 projects SQUIRREL and ROVINA.
March 2016
  • Maren Bennewitz presents her research at the Kärcher Future Day.
  • Robert Rudolph joins the lab as student assistant. Welcome!
January 2016
  • Three papers accepted at ICRA 2016! One of which appears also in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters.
  • Maren Bennewitz serves as editor for IROS 2016.
August 2015
  • Ibrahim Shareef joins the lab as student assistant. Welcome!
July 2015
  • Maren Bennewitz serves as workshop chair for ICRA 2016.
June 2015
May 2015
  • Maren Bennewitz is a vice rector of the University of Bonn.
  • Maren Bennewitz serves as editor for IROS 2015.
March 2015
February 2015
  • Two papers accepted at ICRA 2015 in Seattle.
January 2015
  • We are looking for motivated student assistants! Please contact us if you are interested in programming the Nao robot.
December 2014
  • We have integration weeks of our EU FP7 projects SQUIRREL in Wien and ROVINA in Bonn.
  • Stefan Oßwald joins the lab. Welcome!
November 2014
  • Our Nao plays autonomously the metallophone. Watch this video
  • Our proposal submitted within the DAAD PROCOPE program has been accepted. We will collaborate with Andrea Cherubini and Abderrahmane Kheddar from the University of Montpellier on visual navigation with humanoids.
October 2014
  • Our Nao cleans up a room autonomously. Watch this video.
  • The research group has been founded. Welcome Peter, Philipp, and Abd El-Moniem!