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New open positions at SwarmLab in robot design and control at PhD and Postdoc/Assistant Professor level.

By | July 8, 2015

SwarmLab has two new open positions: Tenure Track Postdoc / Assistant Professorship in Robot Control and Human-Robot Interfaces (apply until September 15, 2015) PhD Position in Robot Design (apply until September 15, 2015) see this page for more details.

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Paras Arora has joined SwarmLab

By | January 27, 2015

We are happy to welcome Mr. Paras Arora who has joined our lab to work with us on biologically inspired modular robots and swarm intelligence. All the best for our new PhD fellow.

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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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Filming Roombots for ARD (German TV)

By | November 10, 2014

On November 3rd and 4th, Rico went to Collogne to have the Roombots modular robots filmed for the ARD German TV show “Wissen vor acht – Zunkunft”. This show regularily presents futuristic research. The Roombots episode will be on air in 2015.

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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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Ambassador Lecture Series: Robots, the future of human evolution?

By | October 3, 2014

Rico and Gerhard have been presenting on October 3rd at the Ambassador Lecture at Maastricht University:

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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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