Jim Mainprice is a Postdoctoral fellow in the Autonomous Motion Department at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (Tübingen, Germany) since January 2015. He received his M.S. from Polytech' Montpellier, France, and his Ph.D. in robotics and computer science from the University of Toulouse, France, in 2009 and 2012 respectively. His research interests include motion planning, task planning, machine learning, human-robot collaboration and human-robot interaction. While completing his Ph.D. at LAAS-CNRS, he took part in the European community's 7th framework program projects Dexmart (DEXterous and autonomous dual-arm/hand robotic manipulation with sMART sensory-motor skills: a bridge from natural to artificial cognition) and Saphari (Safe and Autonomous Physical Human-Aware Robot Interaction). He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Autonomous Robotic Collaboration Lab, at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) from Jan. 2013 to Dec. where he participated in the DARPA Robotic Challenge as a member of the DRCHubo team.
Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems
Autonomous Motion Department
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