My outreach activities

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  • September 4, 2018
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This last weekend, we had a booth at the Robotic Showcase of the EPFL Drone Days. In the summer, we received 80 girls young who were doing a coding camp … Continue Reading →

New CFP Robots for Inclusive Learning @HRI2018

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  • December 25, 2017
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The 4th Workshop on Robots for Learning will focus on Inclusive Learning trying to address how robots could benefit to learners with special needs or disabilities, improve social well-being in … Continue Reading →

@Swiss NCCR Robotics Industry Days

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  • December 12, 2017
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We presented our robotics projects and had some demos for industrial and academics partners. It is always the best place to network with great actors of robotics in Switzerland.   … Continue Reading →

Gave a Talk @Xerox R&D on HRI

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  • December 16, 2016
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Today, I gave a seminar at Xerox R&D in a lovely manor near Grenoble. Glad to see people interested to port their NLP and ML algorithms to robots.

Interview by The Long and Short

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  • August 11, 2016
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Interviewed on our Educational Robotics Projects at CHILI/EPFL:

Visit at MIT, Personal Robots Group

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  • April 19, 2016
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I gave a talk and discussed with some members of the Personal Robots Group. I also got to see Tega, Leonardo and Nexi for real. 🙂 Unfortunately, no Jibo around … Continue Reading →

PhD defense!

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  • October 30, 2015
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I presented my PhD thesis on October 30, 2015. I was glad to have in my jury: Mohamed Chetouani, Professor at UPMC, ISIR Pierre De Loor, Professor at ENIB Pierre … Continue Reading →

Paper Presentation @ICSR2015, Paris

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  • October 27, 2015
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I presented a paper on “Non-verbal Signals in HRI: Interference in Human Perception” at ICSR2015. I also participated to the Wonder workshop on Educational Robots and to the Workshop on … Continue Reading →