I recently attended the ICRA 2013 conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. A few highlights are below:
My paper, Finding Small, Versatile Sets of Human Grasps to Span Common Objects, was a finalist for Best Manipulation Paper. I didn’t win, but they still gave me a nice certificate:
I also got to help out with the OpenHand workshop, led by Raymond Ma and Lael Odhner. It was fun to teach a bunch of people about how our lab’s underactuated hands work, and how they can be fabricated.