LornaLAB - Robotics. Hafnarhus, Saturday 31 March, 1 - 5 p.m.
LornaLAB in collaboration with Reykjavik Art Museum hosts its third workshop this year, moderated by artist Sigrun Hardardottir. The workshop will focus on the theme of Robotics with guest lectures Joseph Timotei Foley and Stefán Freyr Stefánsson from Reykjavik University. Those interested are encouraged to participate actively in the dialogue.
Dr. Joseph T. Foley (US) received BS and M.Eng from MIT and Ph.D from the same school. Foley worked at Brooks Automation, MIT information Systems and at iRobot. He teaches Mechatronics and design at the Reykjavik University and has created robots at both MIT, the Reykjavik University and iRobot. Stefán Freyr Stefánsson received B.Sc.- and M.Sc from the Reykjavik University in Iceland. He has worked at OZ, Decode and Hugsmiðjan. At the Reykjavik University he is manages projects related to mechatronics and robots.
LornaLAB is a newly founded (late summer 2010) forum for the creative use of technology. Its current function is information, resource and inspiration sharing which has taken the form of lectures, fieldtrips and workshops in its short life to date. Among its members are industrial designers, art theorists, computer scientists, AI researchers, music theorists and new media artists to name a few. For further information visit: www.reykjavikmedialab.is
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The workshop is free of charge and open to everyone.