Robotics and Biology Laboratory

Funding

We thank the agencies and organizations that fund our research!

Dexterous and Sensorized Soft Robotic Hands

Dexterous and Sensorized Soft Robotic Hands, funded by Excellence Cluster Science of Intelligence, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), EXC-2002/1, project number: 390523135, May 2019 - April 2022 

Capabilities and consequences of recursive, hierarchical information processing in visual systems

Intelligent Kinematic Problem Solving

Intelligent Kinematic Problem Solving, funded by Excellence Cluster Science of Intelligence, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), EXC-2002/1, project number: 390523135, May 2019 - April 2022

Excellence Cluster Science of Intelligence

Excellence Cluster Science of Intelligence funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), EXC-2002/1, project number: 390523135, January 2019 - December 2025

Co-Design of Feedback Control and Soft Morphology for In-Hand Manipulation (SPP SMRS)

Parrobots - Understanding Physical Problem Solving in Parrots and Robots

Photo Cross-linking/mass spectrometry (CLMS) --- Eine neue Technologie zur Bestimmung von Proteinstrutkuren

Robotics-Specific Machine Learning (R-ML)

Robotics-Specific Machine Learning (R-ML) funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), award number: 329426068, April 2017 - April 2020

Soft Manipulation (SoMa)

Soft Manipulation (SoMa) -  funded by the European Commission in the Horizon 2020 program, award number 645599, May 2015 - April 2019.

Physical Exploration Challenge

Physical Exploration Challenge funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) within the priority program Autonomous Learning (SPP 1527)  award number: BR 2248/3-1, September 2015 - December 2019

Alexander von Humboldt professorship

Predicting Protein Structure with Guided Conformation Space Search

Predicting Protein Structure with Guided Conformation Space Search -  funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), award number 5R01 GM076706,
August 2006 - May 2013

Flexible Skill Acquisitionen and Intuitive Robot Tasking for Mobile Manipulation in the Real World (First MM)

Multimodal user interaction in virtual environments with a large working volume based on an Exoskeletton