Author Archives: bijan

About bijan

Bijan is a PhD candidate at Swarmlab, Department of Knowledge Engineering (DKE), Maastricht University. His main research interests are Complex Systems and Computational Social Science.

Honorary Doctorate for Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster

By | January 21, 2015

Professor Wolfgang Wahlster from the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) has got a honorary doctorate from Maastricht University. See DKE – Dies Natalis 2015 – Honorary Doctorates The picture shows the moment when his honorary promotor, prof. Gerhard Weiss from the Department of Knowledge Engineering (DKE) of Maastricht University, handed over the PhD […]

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Dr. Asteriadis has joined Swarmlab

By | January 12, 2015

Dr. Stylianos Asteriadis has joined Swarmlab in January 2015. Stylianos Asteriadis has a strong background in Computer Vision, Human-Machine Interaction, Machine Learning and Affective Computing.

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Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster will be awarded with an honorary doctorate for his exceptional contributions!

By | December 11, 2014

On Friday the 16th of January 2015 Maastricht University will celebrate its 39th anniversary, or Dies Natalis. During the official celebration, four outstanding individuals will be awarded with an honorary doctorate for the exceptional contributions they have made, directly or indirectly, to academic education and research. Among them is Professor Wolfgang Wahlster who will be […]

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Bachelor’s Open Day

By | November 12, 2014

Our Bachelor’s Open Day on Saturday, November 8th was a big success. We had 90 students visiting us! Including the parents it was a very busy day. A big thank to Irme, Robert and Kirill who helped for the whole day.

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Robots at the breakfast table @ Flikken Maastricht

By | October 8, 2014

Our robots are used for an episode of the famous Dutch tv series ‘Flikken Maastricht’. We can not reveal much about the episode but you’re always welcome to see our robots live at Swarmlab. Post by Maastricht University, Department of Knowledge Engineering.

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PAS, Parcours of art and science

By | September 14, 2014

Finally PAS is over! A very busy evening with so many visitors! All credits go to Gabi and Irme for giving the very nice demonstrations. Thanks to Bijan, Gerhard  and Robert for helping with preparations.

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Welcome Robert!

By | August 31, 2014

Robert Stevens will be joining Swarmlab for an internship in September 2014. Robert has studied electronics for nine years now. (Two years on a vmbo (preparatory secondary vocational education), four years on a MBO (Intermediate Vocational Education) and three years on a HBO (university of applied sciences). Some of the projects on which he has […]

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PAS, Parcours of Art and Science

By | August 28, 2014

Robotics is a key technology and engineering science for economic growth and societal prosperity. The scope of robot applications is very broad, ranging from industrial manufacturing over entertainment to healthcare. Swarmlab gives demonstrations with NAO humanoid robots and TURTLEBOTs. Are you wondering how robots can play soccer, avoid collisions and interact with visitors? Discover it […]

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Dr. Rico Mockel has joined Swarmlab

By | August 28, 2014

Dr. Rico Möckel has joined Swarmlab in July 2014 as one of the lab directors. Rico Möckel has a strong background in electrical engineering, intelligent robotics and computer science.

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