COVID-19 and HRI research…

COVID-19 and HRI research…

My series of Human-Robot Interaction household studies within the project SharedSpace started in February this year. Originally, it was intended as a companion to similar long-term studies performed with vacuum cleaning robots. I was curious to...

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ÖAW talk by Sami Haddadin

ÖAW talk by Sami Haddadin

Last Friday, Prof. Sami Haddadin gave an inspiring talk about „robotics and AI“ at the ÖAW: https://www.oeaw.ac.at/en/detail/event/robotik-und-kuenstliche-intelligenz/ As young member of the academy I was asked to moderate Q&A...

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Dagstuhl Seminar

Dagstuhl Seminar

22. – 26. April 2019 the Dagstuhl seminar, I co-organized, on Ethics and Trust: Principles, Verification and Validation in AI and robotics took place. It was a great experience and a really fruitful discussion wrt trustworthy human-robot...

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Nicole Mirnig finished her PhD

Nicole Mirnig finished her PhD

On March 6, Nicole Mirnig successfully defended her PhD at the Center for HCI, University of Salzburg. Her thesis entitled „Essentials of Robot Feedback-On developing a Taxonomy for Human-Robot Interaction“ presents a substantial body...

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Informal EMCO: Invited Talk

Informal EMCO: Invited Talk

Last week, I gave an invited talk on „The Future of HRI in the care sector“ at the 2018 Informal EMCO meeting. The Employment Committee of the European Commission (EMCO) is an advisory committee set up to implement the European...

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PubRob 2018: Invited Talk

PubRob 2018: Invited Talk

This week, I gave my first invited talk with my newborn son (almost 3 months) carried in the baby sling via Skype 🙂 So happy that modern technology makes it possible to contribute to academia while on parental leave. It was an invited talk on my...

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