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Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being (ROSE-HUB) Spring Meeting

April 27–28, 2017

401/402 Walter Library


Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being (ROSE-HUB)

Meeting Agenda April 27-28, 2017

Meeting Location: University of Minnesota (UMN), Digital Technology Center ((DTC)

(DTC is in the Walter Library)

Address: 117 Pleasant Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Thursday, April 27

8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:50 am Introduction and Welcome, Dr. Mostafa Kaveh, Associate Dean College of Science

and Engineering

9:00 am State of the ROSE‐HUB, Dr. Vassilios Morellas, Center Director

9:15 am Briefing by NSF PD, Dr. Thyagarajan Nandagopal, Program Director

9:45 am Evaluator’s Surveys and LIFE Forms, Dr. Vida Scarpello, Independent Evaluator

10:05 am Cluster 1 (Industrial) - Project Status Presentation and LIFE Forms

Object classification and recognition through continuum manipulation, PIs: Daniilidis/Xiao (Joint project UPenn/UNCC)

Truck parking vacancy detection, PIs: Morris, Zermas, Morellas, UMN

Automated detection of flaws in nuclear power plant, PI: Shin, UNC Charlotte

10:41am Break

11:00 am UAVs and UGVs for physical sampling of large structures, PIs: Cappelleri Voyles, Purdue

Structure modeling for inspection, PI: Xiao, UNC Charlotte

Mining construction service data for actionable knowledge, PI: Ras, UNC Charlotte

11:36 am Cluster 2 (Medical) Project Status Presentation and LIFE Forms

Active tactile recognition, PI: Daniilidis, UPenn

Haptic surface tracking leveraging manipulator compliance, PIs: Daniilidis, Kumar, UPenn

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Assisted walker device, PI: Keller, UPenn

Cancer metastases detection via deep structured NN, PI: S. Zhang, UNC Charlotte

Shape-function modeling for prediction of human movement mechanics, PI: Rullkoetter, DU

Kinematics of ankle syndesmosis, PI: Rullkoetter, DU

Leveraging humanoid robots to improve early detection of autism, PI: Gini, UMN

2:00 pm Cluster 3 (Industrial) Project Status Presentation and LIFE Forms

Deep learning and geometry for 3D shape and pose, PI: Daniilidis, UPenn

Non‐Destructive guided wave testing, PI: Zhang, DU

Multiple target tracking for small unmanned aerial vehicles, PI: Linares, UMN

Polymer integration of smart, zero power displays into manufac. proto., PI: Voyles, Purdue

2:48 pm Cluster 4 (Healthcare/Agriculture) Project Status Presentation and LIFE Forms

Automated corn plant biomass extraction, PI: Zermas, Mulla, Papanikolopoulos, UMN

Robotic handling of high consequence materials, PI: Voyles, Purdue

Cyber Physical Systems with Multi-Robots for Persistent Water Monitoring, PI: Min, Purdue

3:24 pm Break

3:35 pm Poster Session

4:30 pm IAB Closed Session (project evaluation, feedback and other topics of interest to IAB)

6:00 pm Adjourn Technical Session

6:30 pm Networking Reception and Dinner at the Campus Club in Coffman Union

Friday, April 28 2017

8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am IAB Feedback

9:00 am Guest Presentation: “Robotics and Sensing for Healthcare Systems Engineering:

Capabilities, Challenges and Opportunities”, Dr. Harriet B. Nembhard, Oregon State


9:20 am Tutorial: “A Closer Look at Convolutional Neural Networks.” – Panagiotis Stanitsas, UMN

10:20 am Break

10:30 am Robotics Lab Tour

11:30 am General discussion and closing remarks

12:30 pm Adjourn and Box Lunches