October 10, 2014

The Program

October 10, 2014 at UC San Diego
Presented by the Jacobs School of Engineering

Each invited speaker will give a 20 minute talk followed by Q&A. Extended networking breaks enable maximum interaction among participants.

All talks will take place in the main auditorium in Atkinson Hall.



8:30 AM



9:00–9:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

Pradeep K. Khosla

Chancellor, UC San Diego

Albert P. Pisano

Dean, Jacobs School of Engineering

Ramesh R. Rao

Director, Qualcomm Institute

9:30–10:00 AM

Smartphone-powered Robots

Matt Grob

Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

10:00–10:30 AM

Robot Swarms

Vijay Kumar

UPS Foundation Professor, University of Pennsylvania

10:30–11:00 AM



11:00–11:30 AM

Airborne Big Data

Chris Anderson

Co-Founder and CEO, 3D Robotics

11:30 AM–12:00 PM

Printable Robots

Daniela Rus

Professor of Electrical and Computer Science
Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), MIT

12:00–1:30 PM



1:30–2:00 PM

The Three “M”s as Robotic Research Challenges: Mobility, Manipulations, and Messiness

Rodney Brooks

CTO, Rethink Robotics

2:00–2:30 PM

MicroRobotics and NanoMedicine

Brad Nelson

Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH-Zürich

2:30–3:00 PM

Talk Title to Come

Gill Pratt

Program Manager, DARPA

3:00–3:30 PM



3:30–4:00 PM

Creating and Forming Future Technology Leaders

Dean Kamen

Founder, DEKA Research
Founder, FIRST competitions

4:00–4:10 PM

Closing Remarks

Pradeep K. Khosla

Chancellor, UC San Diego

4:10 PM