Workshops Robots are engaging and captivate the young generation’s imagination. Robots also provide a valuable educational tool and a hands-on-fun way of learning STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)… Read more
While the use of technology is omnipresent in most jobs, our society need to move towards better education in technology in general and robotics in particular. As the two… Read more
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The year is 2032 and a meteorite has damaged a power station on Mars. 16 teams of school aged children spread across the world have each been given control… Read more
The robot Cellulo is being specifically developed within NCCR Robotics to be the pencils of the future in classrooms. The idea behind the robot is to make it cheap… Read more
Tweets by ThymioII NCCR Robotics promotes robotics in schools and amongst teachers, we work with teachers in Switzerland to prepare them to be able to confidently and effectively educate students… Read more
Alexandre Foucqueteau has taught Cellulo, a little hand-sized robot, how to help visually impaired children find their bearings and avoid obstacles in the classroom. Read the full story on EPFL media.
Welcome to the third of our Lab videos section where we introduce the NCCR Robotics lab, PI, NCCR Robotics members and their work. On this occasion we present Dillenbourg Lab.
June 12th, five groups of three STI master students competed in this year’s robot competition. Team 2 (Cyrill Baumann, Julien Di Tria and Shupeng Wei) won the competition with the RoBat robot.
The NCCR Robotics Steering Committee has officially validated the new members of the Education and Society Committee led by Francesco Mondada.
Congratulations to the team from the Dillenbourg and Mondada Labs who received the Best Paper Award at the Human-Robot Interaction (HRi) 2017 conference in Vienna, Austria for their work on the Cellulo Educational Robot. The award was presented for the paper “Cellulo: Versatile handheld robots for education” authored by Ayberk Ozgür, Séverin Lemaignan, Wafa Johal, …
Using the robot Thymio created out of NCCR Robotics, on 24th January a special edition of the R2t2 event took place in America and the Caribbean with 100 kids and teenagers competing.
23.01.17 – Submission deadline: 31st January 2017.An increasing amount of HRI research focuses on the development of social robots acting as tutors. While robots have been popular as a focus for STEM teaching (see Lego Mindstorms or Thymio), the use of robots as tutors is novel. The field of HRI has started reporting on how …
23.01.17 – Special Issue in International Journal of Social Robotics: Please submit the journal manuscripts by 01 March 2017.Research in Human-Robot interaction is being vastly applied to assist humans in their everyday lives. Pertaining to this context is the application of robots for educational purposes, which has been emerging these past few years. Some robotic platforms …
02.11.16 – Today, the Swiss Robotics Industry Day will play host to the R2t2 rescue mission and we are heading straight for the future! The year is 2032 and a meteorite has damaged a power station on Mars. 16 teams of school aged children spread across the world have each been given control of a …
18 Mar – 19 Mar 2017
CoWriter project presented at GES, Dubai
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
6 Mar – 9 Mar 2017
Aula der Wissenschaft – Hall of Science, Vienna
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