News and Updates

[February 2024] I start my new role as an Assistant Professor of Robotics and Machine Learning in the Automation Technology and Mechanical Engineering Unit at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University, Finland.

[January 2024] Our paper “Benchmarking the Sim-to-Real Gap in Cloth Manipulation ” has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)!

[January 2024] Our research studies on Robotic Manipulation of Deformable Objects were awarded third place for Aalto University’s Open Science Award 2023!

[December 2023] Our two papers “The Role of Higher-Order Cognitive Models in Active Learning” and “Challenges of Data-Driven Simulation of Diverse and Consistent Human Driving Behaviors” have been accepted for presentation at the AAAI 2024 Workshop in Collaborative AI and Modeling of Humans (CAIHu), Vancouver, Canada, February 21, 2024.

[October 2023] New preprint “Benchmarking the Sim-to-Real Gap in Cloth Manipulation ” released!

[June 2023] Our paper “QDP: Learning to Sequentially Optimise Quasi-Static and Dynamic Manipulation Primitives for Robotic Cloth Manipulation” has been accepted for presentation at the 2023 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots (IROS 2023), October 1-5 2023, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

[February 2023] Our paper “Differential Dynamic Programming with Nonlinear Safety Constraints Under System Uncertainties” has been accepted for presentation at the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2023), May 29 – June 2, 2023, ExCeL London, UK.

[July 2022] Our paper “Learning Visual Feedback Control for Dynamic Cloth Folding” has been selected as a possible finalist of IROS Best Student Paper Award and IROS Best RoboCup Paper Award.