GRASP Impact & Innovation: Celebrating 40 Years


The GRASP Lab is hosting the GRASP 40th anniversary celebration on September 27th -28th. It will include a day and a 1/2 event to celebrate it's impact over the last 4 decades since being founded in 1979. Hundreds of GRASP alumni and current members will come together for the event to network, reminisce and have the opportunity to listen to an amazing speaker line-up comprised of fellow GRASP alumni currently in academia, industry and government selected from each of the decades. Full details of the schedule are below and registration is now closed. The full program and recordings of the talks will be posted after the event.

The Full GRASP at 40th Program may be viewed here.


SCHEDULE

September 27th, 2019 - at the Sheraton of University City

08:00 – 09:00     Registration and Continental Breakfast 

09:00 – 12:00     Academic Speaker Presentations (Session Chairs: Dr. Vijay Kumar and Dr. Ruzena Bajscy)

Katerina Fragkiadaki

PhD'13

Nora Ayanian

PhD'11

Hadas Kress-Gazit

PhD'08

Paulo Tabuada

PostDoc'03

Eero Simoncelli

Faculty'93

Gerda Kamberova

PhD'92

Howie Choset

UG'90

Peter Allen

PhD'85

Ken Goldberg

UG'84

12:00 – 13:30     Lunch

13:30 – 16:00     Industry/Government Speaker Presentations (Session Chairs: Dr. Kostas Daniilidis and Dr. George Pappas)

Eric Krotkov

PhD'87

Angela Lai

UG'94/MS'94

Robert Mandelbaum

PhD'95

Volkan Isler

PhD'04

Katherine Kuchenbecker

Faculty'07-'16

Alex Kushleyev

UG'07/MS'09

Vivian Chu

ROBO'13

Avik De

PhD'17

16:00 – 16:30     Break

16:30 – 17:30     Brief Remarks (Session Chair: Dr. Daniel Koditschek)

Franc Solina

PhD'87

James Gee

PhD'96

Venkat Krovi

PhD'98

Bert Tanner

PostDoc'03

Calin Belta

PhD'08

Kevin Galloway

PhD'10

Chinwendu Enyioha

PhD'14

Rebecca Pierce Khurshid

PhD'15

Philip Dames

PhD'15

Monroe Kennedy

PhD'19

Feifei Qian

PostDoc'19

17:30     Closing Remarks 

Dinner at the Cira Green

18:30 – 22:00     GRASP Alumni & Special Invite Dinner*

*Eventbrite Registration Required

September 28th, 2019 at PERCH

08:30 – 10:30     Breakfast

09:00 – 10:30     GRASP Lab Demos (3rd Floor and Outdoor Aerial Net)

10:30 – 12:00    Selected GRASP Lab Researcher Talks (Outdoor Aerial Net)

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