218 #218: RSS 2016 Posters, with Gangyuan Jing, Rico Jonschkowski, Matthew Gombolay and Dorsa Sadigh Oct. 3, 2016
Modular robotics, last year’s Amazon picking challenge, software to help nurses coordinate, and autonomous cars at RSS.
217 #217: LunaRoo, with Jürgen Leitner Sept. 17, 2016
Jürgen Leitner on a jumping robot to help navigation on the Moon for the Google Lunar XPrize.
216 #216: ExoAtlet: Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation, with Ekaterina Bereziy Sept. 2, 2016
Ekaterina Bereziy on an exoskeleton that can help people with full or partial lower body paralysis go up and down stairs.
215 #215: Human 2.0: Exoskeletons and Orthoses, with Hugh Herr Aug. 20, 2016
Hugh Herr on the amputation of both of his legs below the knee, orthoses and exoskeletons, and the future of bionic technology.
214 #214: Project Ngulia: From Phone to Drone, with Fredrik Gustafsson Aug. 6, 2016
Fredrik Gustafsson on an initiative to reduce poaching in a rhino sanctuary in Ngulia, Kenya.
213 #213: Physics-Based Optimization for Robot Control, with Emo Todorov July 23, 2016
Emo Todorov discusses a method for controlling complex robot behavior.
212 #212: Self-Driving Cars: From Research to Road, with Karl Iagnemma July 9, 2016
Karl Iagnemma speaks about autonomous vehicles in urban environments.
211 #211: ICRA 2016 Exhibition (Part 2 of 2), with Greg Burman, Dave Rollinson, Tony Prescott and Xavier Carpentier June 25, 2016
This is the second of two episodes where Audrow Nash interviews several companies at the International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Interviews include iniLabs on a high frequency camera, HEBI robotics on a modular system for constructing robots, Consequential Robotics on a companion robot, and Phoenix Technologies on the …
210 #210: ICRA 2016 Exhibition (Part 1 of 2), with Scania, PAL Robotics, Husqvarna and AnyBody Technology June 12, 2016
This is the first of two episodes where Audrow Nash interviews several companies at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). ICRA is the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society's biggest conference and one of the leading international forums for robotics researchers to present their work. The 2016 conference was …
209 #209: INNOROBO 2015 Showcase, with RB 3D, BALYO, Kawada Robotics, Partnering Robotics, and IRT Jules Verne May 29, 2016
In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews several companies at INNOROBO 2015, a conference to showcase innovation in robotics. Interviews include RB 3D on exoskeletons, BALYO on warehouse automation, Kawada Robotics on humanoids, Partnering Robotics on robots for indoor air quality control, and IRT Jules Verne on a large, cable driven …
208 #208: Ladybird, with James Underwood May 21, 2016
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley interviews James Underwood, a senior research fellow in the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the University of Sydney. Underwood discusses his work on an autonomous vegetable harvesting robot, Ladybird.
In this episode, Abate De Mey interviews Guido De Croon about Evolutionary Robotics and its use to design behaviors for flying robots.
206 #206: Mecha Monsters, with Silas Adekunle April 17, 2016
In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Silas Adekunle, Co-founder and CEO of Reach Robotics. They speak about Reach Robotics first product, Mecha Monsters: legged, gaming robots that are controlled by a smartphone. Through Mecha Monsters, Reach Robotics is attempting to connect the physical and digital components of the gaming world. …
205 #205: Hadrian Bricklaying Robot, with Mark Pivac April 2, 2016
In this episode, Ron Vanderkley speaks with Mark Pivoc from [FastBrick](http://www.fbr.com.au/) about Hadrian the bricklaying robot. [Fastbrick](http://www.fbr.com.au/) is an Australian robotics firm aiming to disrupt the local bricklaying market with a machine it says will be able to build a four-bedroom house in two days, without any human interaction.
204 #204: Satellite Assembly in Space, with John Lymer March 19, 2016
In this episode, Andrew Vaziri speaks with John Lymer, Chief Architect of Robotics and Automation at SSL. They highlight key programs in space robotics from the 1980s through to SSL's current program to robotically assemble satellites in space.
203 #203: Agilic and PiBot, with Harry Gee March 14, 2016
In this episode, Abate De Mey interviews Harry Gee, founder of the robotics startup, Agilic. Harry talks about his company, the Rasberry Pi robots that he designed, and the basics of creating a robotics startup.
202 #202: Automation and Employment, with Michael Osborne Feb. 20, 2016
In this episode Andrew Vaziri speaks with Mike Osborne, Associate Professor in Machine Learning at the University of Oxford. They discuss how advancements in artificial intelligence may change the workforce, the economy and society.
201 #201: The Airbus Shopfloor Challenge, with Curtis Carson Feb. 6, 2016
In this episode, Andrew Vaziri speaks with Curtis Carson, Head of Research and Technology in Industrial Strategy and Systems at Airbus. They speak about the Airbus Shopfloor Challenge to be held at ICRA 2016, and discuss the need for a new generation of industrial robots for aircraft manufacturing.
200 #200: 200th Episode Special, with Rodney Brooks Jan. 22, 2016
In this episode, we celebrate our 200th episode! That's over 6000 minutes of robot goodness and nearly 8 years releasing interviews with your favorite roboticists. The podcast is all volunteer run, a special thanks to everyone on the team who's made this possible! And thanks to all of you for …
Simone Schürle on using small robots to harvest crystals for drug development.