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Reflexes protect our bodies – for example when we pull our hand back from a hot stove. These protective mechanisms could also be useful for robots. In this interview, Prof. Sami Haddadin and Johannes Kühn of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MSRM) of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) explain why giving test subjects a “slap on the hand” could lay the foundations for the robots of the future. [mehr]

Are you an elite robotics student? Join the Advanced Technologies for Designing Robotics Systems – Elite Summer School. This is a sponsored two-week international summer school in Denmark with other highly talented students from around the world. [mehr]

Anyone who has ever wondered how to teach robots to think and act has come to the right address with Prof. Dr.-Ing Sami Haddadin. In the ZDF's super job video, he tells how he came across robots, what he studied and what prerequisites are good for working and researching in this area. [mehr]

“Is AI advancing fast enough?”. The expert panel will discuss topics such as AI in Germany, international competition, scientific and economic potential and how to shape international partnerships. The online seminar will be held in English. Participation is free. Tune in on May 5 from 13:00 to 14:00 (CEST). The event is organized by Automatica. [mehr]

Alexander König, Gründer von Reactive Robotics, spricht über VEMO, einen Roboter entwickelt, der Intensivpatienten beim Laufen unterstützen soll und die Zusammenarbeit mit der MSRM. [mehr]

Prof. Hendrik Dietz and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Wall, Principal Investigators affiliated with MSRM, won ERC Advanced Grants to develop artificial viruses from DNA origami and create a computer model of the human lungs using AI. [mehr]

MSRM warmly welcomes Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandra Hirche, who will lead the AI sector at the MSRM Science Board together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Diepold. [mehr]

Listen to Prof. Sami Haddadin's talk about "Digitized Presence in the Era of Intelligent Robotic Avatars at this year‘s Bitkom Big-Data.AI Summit. Starting tomorrow (21st April) at 13:50 MESZ. Register for free at http://Big-Data.AI [mehr]

The Round Table on Engineers for the Future was an insightful conversation among experienced engineers about the future of a socially responsible engineering. [mehr]

We have great news: Robothon® – The Grand Challenge 2021 as part of munich_i goes digital! Apply as a team until 23:59 CEST 30 April 2021 on our website at www.robothon-grand-challenge.com. [mehr]

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