Talks

title venue
Toward experimental validation of a model for human sensorimotor learning and control in teleoperation SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing, Anaheim, CA, USA, 2017
Smoothing contact-rich dynamics with morphological computation Physics of Living Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, February 2017
Dynamics and Controls Seminar, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA, April 2017
GRASP Lab Seminar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, April 2017
Predictive dynamical models for intermittent contact IEEE SIMPAR, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2016
Toward Telelocomotion Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, USA, 2016
A First Course in Robotics University of Washington Summer Institute for Mathematics (SIMUW), Seattle, WA, USA, 2016
Humans & Robots Washington Aerospace Scholars, Seattle, WA, USA, 2016
Assessing stability and controllability of multi-legged gaits Dynamic Walking, YMCA Camp Ohiyesa, Holly, MI, USA, 2016
Towards provably-safe interventions for Human-Cyber-Physical Systems in honor of Shankar’s 60th, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2016
Some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion, about living a happy and productive life Mary Gates Scholars Welcome Reception, Seattle, WA, USA, 2016
Humans & Robots University of Washington MathDay, Seattle, WA, USA, 2016, 2017
Predictive dynamical models for sensorimotor control UWIN Neural Computation and Engineering Connection, Seattle, WA, USA, 2016
Predictive dynamical models for legged locomotion NSF RCN Winter Workshop on Neuromechanics and Dynamics of Locomotion, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2016
Predictive dynamical models for sensorimotor control UW EE Colloquium, Seattle, WA, USA, 2015
Dynamic Inverse Models in Human-Cyber-Physical Systems ONR Science of Autonomy Workshop, Arlington, VA, USA, 2015
Near-simultaneous footfalls lend stability to multi-legged gaits (abstract) Dynamic Walking, Columbus, OH, USA, 2015
Parsimonious predictive models for legged locomotion ICRA Workshop on Robotics-Inspired Biology (and Bio-Inspired Robotics), Seattle, WA, USA, 2015
Dynamic Inverse Models in Cyber-Human Systems Kavli Futures Workshop on Neuroscience-Inspired Computing, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2015
Metrization, Simulation, and First-Order Approximation for Networked CPS NSF CPS-FORCES Review Meeting, Berkeley, CA, USA, 2014
Hybrid Models for Dynamic and Dexterous Robots (abstract) UW CSE Robotics Colloquium, Seattle, WA, USA, 2014
Adaptive piecewise-affine inverse modeling of hybrid dynamical systems IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2014
Reduction and Identification for Models of Locomotion: an Emerging Systems Theory for Neuromechanics (video) (abstract) Electrical Engineering at University of Washington, Seattle, WA, February 2014
Mechanical Engineering & Institute for Systems Research at University of Maryland, College Park, MD, February & March 2014
Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, February 2014
Electrical Engineering at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, March 2014
Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, March 2014
Optimization for models of legged locomotion: parameter estimation, gait synthesis, and experiment design (abstract) Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Austin, TX, USA, 2014
Bio-Inspired Reduction and Robustness of Dynamic Robot Gaits University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 2013
Reduction and Identification for Hybrid Dynamical Models of Terrestrial Locomotion SPIE Conference on Defense, Security, and Sensing (DSS), Baltimore, MD, USA, 2013
Army Research Labs (ARL), Adelphi, MD, USA, 2013
From Templates to Anchors: Exact and Approximate Reduction in Models of Legged Locomotion (abstract) Dynamic Walking, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2013
Using reduced—order models to study dynamic legged locomotion: Parameter identification and model validation (abstract) Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2013
Reduction and Robustness via Intermittent Contact Workshop: Control Systems in the Open World, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Maui, HI, USA, 2012
Parameter Identification Near Periodic Orbits of Hybrid Dynamical Systems IFAC Symposium on System Identification (SysID), Brussels, Belgium, 2012
Reduction and Identification for Hybrid Dynamical Models of Terrestrial Locomotion Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Delaware, 2011
University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, University of Washington, 2012
SRI International, University of Michigan, 2013
Dimension Reduction Near Periodic Orbits of Hybrid Systems IEEE Conference on Decision and Control / European Control Conference (CDC/ECC) Orlando, FL, USA, 2011
On State Estimation for Hybrid Abstractions of Legged Locomotion Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC), Stockholm, Sweden, 2010
A First Course in Robotics University of Washington Summer Institute for Mathematics (SIMUW), Seattle, Washington, USA, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Robots that run, climb, flap, and swim University of Washington MathDay, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (plenary – ‘‘1000+ attendees!’’)
Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) University of Washington Summer Institute for Mathematics (SIMUW), Seattle, Washington, USA, 2007, 2008
Heterogeneous Leg Stiffness and Roll in Dynamic Running International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Rome, Italy, 2007
Pull Yourself Together: Creating Robots that Self-Assemble University of Washington NASA Space Grant Reception, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2007