WORKSHOP PROGRAM, October 2, 2015 @IROS2015


October 2, 2015

2nd Workshop on Robotics and Automation in Nuclear Facilities
IEEE-RSJ IROS2015, Hamburg, Germany

0800 – 0815
Bill Hamel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
0815 – 0850
Power Reactor Decommissioning Needs in the UK
Rustam Stolkin, University of Birmingham, UK
0845 – 0905
Towards Quadruped Service Robots for Hazardous Environments
Claudio Semini, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Italy
0905 – 0925
Robotic Challenges and Deployments in an Active Fume Exhaust Tunnel
Luther Reid, Research & Development Engineering Savannah River National Laboratory, USA
0925 – 0945
Applying Automated Objective Construction Principles to Autonomously Secure an Environment After a Nuclear Disaster Using Mobile Robots
Hadi Ardiny, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
0945 – 1005
Stability Based Motion Planning of a Tracked Mobile Manipulator Over Rough Terrain
Raja Chatilla, Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
1005 – 1020 Break
1025 – 1100
International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning Update
Kotoku Tetsuo, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
1100 – 1120
Remote Characterisation of Wet Storage Facilities Using AVEXIS
Barry Lennox, The University of Manchester, UK
1120 – 1245 Lunch No Host
1245 – 1305
Deployment of a New Generation of Force Feedback Teleoperators in the French Nuclear Industry Sustains the Development of Assistive Robotics
Philippe Garrec, CEA, France
1305 – 1335
Start-up of Naraha Remote Technology Development Center
Shinji Kawatsuma, Fukushima Research Infrastructural Creation Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
1335 – 1355
Review of an Autonomous Mobile System for Inventory and Other Automation Efforts at Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mitch Pryor, Nuclear Engineering Teaching Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin, USA
1355 – 1415
Indoor/outdoor Building Inspection by Autonomous Robots
Philippe Bidaud, ONERA – French, Aerospace Research Center, France
1415 – 1435
Mock-up of the Exhaust Shaft Inspection by Dexterous Hexrotor at the DOE WIPP Site
Richard Voyles, Robotics Accelerator, Purdue University, USA
1435 – 1505
EU H2020 project RoMaNS (Robotic Manipulation for Nuclear Sort and Segregation) Overview
Rustam Stolkin, University of Birmingham, UK
1505 – 1540
U.S. Manhattan Project Legacy: Opportunities for Advanced Robotics
Rodrigo (Rod) V. Rimando, Jr., U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management, USA
1540 – 1550
Big Technical Challenges, Breakout Groups
Bill Hamel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
1550 – 1630
Breakout Session All
1630 – 1700
Group Reports, Summary
Raja Chatilla, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France
1700 Adjourn

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