News Archive Systems and Control Seminar: A scale-free small-gain theorem for hyper-connected networks On Thursday, 13.02.2020, 11:30, Dr. Navid Noroozi from the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg will give a talk on "A scale-free small-gain theorem for hyper-connected networks" We deeply mourn for Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilfried Gerth On December 28, 2019 our former head of the institute, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wilfried Gerth, passed away after a long illness. We organize three invited sessions at the 58th IEEE CDC We organize three invited sessions on Learning-Based Controller Synthesis, Model Learning for Control, and Learning-Based Model Predictive Control at the 58th IEEE Conference on Decision and ... The "roboterfabrik" in the New Town Hall of Hannover "robotics_4_u", an event for presenting current robotics technologies and their ease of use, takes place on 22. and 23. November in the New Town Hall of Hannoverim Neuen Rathaus Hannover vor. Systems and Control Seminar: Communication Reduction in Distributed Systems On Wednesday, 17.07.2019, at 12:00, Tobias Sprodowski from the University of Bremen, will give a talk on "Communication Reduction in Distributed Systems" Systems and Control Seminar: Minimax strategy in approximate model predictive control On Wednesday, 10.07.2019, at 12:00, Andrei Pavlov from the University of Melbourne, Australia, will give a talk on "Minimax strategy in approximate model predictive control" New scientific staff memeber We warmly welcome Marko Nonhoff as a new PhD student at our Institute of Automatic Control Systems and Control Seminar: Model Predictive Control Paradigms for Industrial Applications On Wednesday, 03.07.2019 at 12:00, Dr. Fahad Albalawi from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology will give a talk on "Model Predictive Control Paradigms for Industrial Applications" New Director at Institute of Automatic Control Starting from 01.02.2019, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Müller is the new Director at the Institute of Automatic Control. Visit the "roboterfabrik" at the "Nacht, die Wissen schafft" The "roboterfbarik" is one of many interesting places you can visit during the "Nacht, die Wissen schafft" in order to learn about its unique education concept in robotics. Student Assistants wanted! Please visit the Webpage 'Job Offers' for detailed information. roboterfabrik awarded as „Ausgezeichneter Ort 2018" The roboterfabrik is awarded as one of 100 "Ausgezeichneten Orten im Land der Ideen". Press release LUHSite with all winnersSite of the roboterfbarik Sami Haddadin has reveiced the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2017 Prof. Dr.-Ing Sami Haddadin, dr. med. (Univ. Debrecen) Simon Haddadin and Dipl. Inf. (FH) Sven Parusel (both from Franka Emika GmbH) are awarded with the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2017 for their ... Invited talk of Sami Haddadin at VDZ Publisher's Summit 2017 Sami Haddadin was invited to give a talk at the VDZ Publisher's Summit 2017. The talk "The Age of Robots and Automation“ focuses on potentials, application areas and risks of automated ... Leibniz Universität Hannover and Region Hannover have opened the first „roboterfabrik“ in Germany A unique space for innovations – From school to university FRANKA EMIKA robot amongst "This year's 11 most important innovations in engineering" The robot Panda from FRANKA EMIKA was selected as one of "This year's 11 most important innovations in engineering" by the magazine Popular Science. The website of Roboterfabrik is launched. The Roboterfabrik is an innovative concept for teaching modern and intelligent robotics to pupils, apprentices and students at the Leibniz Universität Hannover. Website of Roboterfabrik Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin nominated for the German Future Prize Great success for Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin from Leibniz Universität Hannover: The head of the Institute of Automatic Control and his team were nominated in Munich as one of three finalists ... Are we ready for the age of robots? Expert panel at the DLD 2017 with Sami Haddadin on how to prepare for the age of robots Die Nacht, die Wissen schafft Visit us at the Night of Knowledge! Herrenhausen Late at 10th May 2016: "Zurück in die Zukunft - Wie Roboter unser Leben bereichern" How robots might enrich our future will be shown by Sami Haddadin and his robots at Herrenhausen Late on 10th May, 8:30 pm at Schloss Herrenhausen. Herrenhausen Science Movie Nights at 8th April 2016: "Robot & Frank" How the future of humans living together with robots might look like is the topic of the first "Herrenhausen Science Movie Night" at 8th April in Hannover, Schloss Herrenhausen. The movie "Robot and ... IRT at Hannover Messe 2016 The Institute of Automatic Control is showing two exhibits at Hannover Messe 2016 Workshop "2015 - Das Jahr der MRK": Videos of all talks online The videos of all talks at the Workshop "2015 - Das Jahr der MRK" are available online at the TIB AV-Portal Interview with the Recent Recipients of the RAS Early Career Award The IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine published an interview with Sami Haddadin, Robert J. Webster III, and Leila Takayama, the recipients of the RAS Early Career Award 2015. Prof. Haddadin and Prof. Burgner-Kahrs wihtin the TOP 40 ranking of "Capital" Prof. Haddadin and Prof. Burgner-Kahrs are among the TOP 40 young talents in the area of community and society, which are yearly selected by the business magazine "Capital". Price giving ceremony "Landmarks 2015" in "Germany - Land of Ideas" The Institute of Automatic Control is one of the "Landmarks 2015" of the "Germany - Land of Ideas" initiative Price giving ceremony of the Alfried-Krupp award for young professors Prof. Haddadin is honoured with the Alfried Krupp Award for young professors Workshop "2015 – Das Jahr der MRK": Prospects of Human-Robot Collaboration Friday, 06.11.2015, Werkhof Hannover Job Offer Post-doc position, machine learning in control and robotics Humanoid Robotics Lab The Institute of Automatic Control offers a new lab in the upcoming winter semester. It's the awesome "humanoid Robotics Lab". Visit the lab page for further information: Humanoid ... Prof. Haddadin is honoured with the Alfried Krupp Award for young professors. Universities and research centres from across Germany had nominated 53 candidates for the award, which is yearly granted by the 'Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung'. In 2015, the jury ... Prof. Haddadin wins Early-Career Spotlight at RSS 2015 Prof. Haddadin is one of the winners of the "Early-Career Spotlight" which is yearly awarded at the Robotics: Science and Systems Conference. The 2015 conference takes place from July ... IRT is award winner in the "Germany - Land of Ideas" initiative The Institute of Automatic Control is one of the "Landmarks 2015" of the "Germany - Land of Ideas" initiative. Panel discussion: "Roboter im Recht" The Technik Salon is organizing a panel discussion on robotics and law which will take place Thursday, June 18th 2015, 19.30 h in the lecture room F303 of the Leibniz University of Hannover. More ... Prof. Haddadin is one of the speakers at the SyDe Summer School 2015 Prof. Haddadin is one of the speakers at the SyDe Summer School 2015 which takes place from 09.-11. September 2015 in the House of Science in Bremen. For more details please refer ... Prof. Haddadin acting as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics Prof. Sami Haddadin joins the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Robotics as Associate Editor. New paper in The International Journal of Robotics Research The following paper was recently published in The International Journal of Robotics Research: Vogel, J., Haddadin, S., Jarosiewicz, B., Simeral, J.D., Bacher, D., Hochberg, L.R., Donoghue, J.P., van ... Machine Learning: New lecture with challenge The IRT offers a new lecture on Machine Learning for intelligent systems and robots. Within this lecture the students have the possibility to apply the learned methods in a programming challenge. ... 4 of 4 papers accepted at ICRA2015! Congratulations to all authors! More information: List of PublicatioinsICRA 2015 Prof. Haddadin wins prestigeous IEEE/RAS Early Career Award Prof. Haddadin is one of the two winners of the IEEE/RAS Early Career Award 2015. This award is intended for individuals in the early stage of their career, who have made an identifiable contribution ... Students wanted! We are looking for motivated students for some interesting final theses in the areas robotic and control, for example ... Inaugural lecture of Prof. Haddadin The inaugural lecture of Prof. Haddadin "Intelligent Machines: New Frontiers for our Digitally Connected Society" will take place on Monday, November 24th 2014, 17:00 h in the ... Invited Talks of Prof. Haddadin at the IROS 2014 Prof. Haddadin is an invited speaker at the IROS 2014: Robots for Humans: Keynote talk at the workshop Assistance and Service Robotics in a Human EnvironmentHuman Injury in Robotics: Invited talk at ... Humans and Robots: Invited plenary talk of Prof. Haddadin at the Robocup Symposium 2014 Prof. Haddadin was one of the two invited speakers at the Robocup Symposium 2014 in Joao Pessoa, Brasilia. Invited Speakers at the Robocup Symposium 2014 AAAI 2014 Video Competition: nominated as best robot video Our joint video with DLR (Prof. Alin Albu-Schaeffer), University of Bremen (Prof. Michael Beetz), and TU Munich (Prof. Dongheui Lee) accepted for the AAAI 2014 Video Competition was nominated for ... 2014 King-Sun Fu Memorial Award: Best Paper in the IEEE Transactions on Robotics The paper "Robots Driven by Compliant Actuators: Optimal Control Under Actuation Constraints" by David J. Braun, Florian Petit, Felix Huber, Sami Haddadin, Patrick van der Smagt, Alin ... New Director at the IRT Since 1st April 2014 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin is the new Director of the IRT.