Professor Sethu Vijayakumar speaks at OGTC's Tech20

The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched a series of weekly events called 'Tech20'.  It is hoped that these social showcases, where speakers present technology focused topic, will inspire a culture of innovation in the North-East of Scotland.

On March 30th Professor Sethu Vijayakumar participated as a keynote speaker at the OGTC in Aberdeen as part of the Tech20 event series.  His talk was titled: Shared Autonomy: The Future of Interactive Robotics?

In his talk he discussed compliant actuation and scalable machine learning techniques for real-time learning and adaptation, shared representations and robust multi-modal sensing. He highlighted technologies that are enabling us to reap the benefits of increased autonomy while still feeling securely in control.