Robotics Workshop - February 26, 2014
NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX

This workshop was part of the JSC Connect event series organized through a partnership between the NASA Johnson Space Center, Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization, and Houston Technology Center.

This event brought together a cross-sector audience, with presentations on the latest advances and unmet challenges, in a format providing an opportunity for participants to network and explore potential partnerships.

8:00  Networking Breakfast
8:30  Welcome
8:50  Presentation Panel Session
10:00  Networking Break
10:30  Presentation Panel Session
12:00  Lunch
12:30  Presentation Panel Session
2:30  Adjourn


Presentations:

Jacobs (AMS):
  Matthew Trompeter: Jacobs Advanced Manufacturing Services (AMS)

NASA Johnson Space Center:
  Rob Ambrose: NASA’s Human Robotic Systems
Bill Bluethmann: JSC Robotics: Mobility Overview
Ron Diftler: Robonaut 2 Overview
Stephanie Duncan: Miniature Exercise Device (MED) Overview
Linda Ham: JSC 2.0 … Crafting our Future
Nicolaus Radford: Valkyrie, NASA’s New Humanoid
Roger Rovekamp: NASA/JSC Exoskeleton Technology
Lui Wang: Electronic and Augmented Reality Procedure Technology

Texas A&M University:
  Aaron Ames: Next Generation Control for Bipedal Robots and Prosthesis

TRACLabs:
  Dave Kortenkamp: TRACLabs Robotics Projects

University of Houston:
  Atilla Kilcarslan & Anusha Venkatakrishnan: Wearable Neuro-Exoskeletons with Integrated Diagnostic, Assistive and Therapeutic Capabilities

University of Texas:
  Luis Sentis: Control, Design and Middleware of Human Centered Robots