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Oussama Khatib | From Romeo and Juliet to OceanOnek; Deep-Sea Robotic Exploration

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Wednesday, April 26, 2023
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PDT

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Madeleine Wright
HAI Weekly Seminar

From Romeo & Juliet to OceanOnek; Deep-Sea Robotic Exploration

OceanOnek is a robotic diver with a high degree of autonomy for physical interaction with the environment while connected to a human expert through an intuitive interface. The robot was recently deployed in several archeological expeditions in the Mediterranean with the ability to reach 1000 meters. Distancing humans physically from dangerous and unreachable spaces while connecting their skills, intuition, and experience to the task.

Compilation of deep sea images

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Oussama Khatib

Oussama Khatib

Weichai Professor and Professor and, by courtesy, of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

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