Department for Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics





15.7.2016 New positions available at ABR

Several new positions open at ABR



3.12.2015 We acquired a new project in the ARRS public tender

We were granted a project titled "Learning and autonomous adaptation of dual-arm assembly and service tasks", from the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) public tender.



20.11.2015 Prof. Ude appeard on Slovenian national TV

Prof. Ude took part in a known tv round-table Polnočni klub (Midnight club)



19.11.2015 Post-doc researchers and PhD students' positions open

We invite applications for post-doc researchers and PhD students in the field of control and learning for exoskeletons and assistive robotic devices.



25.9.2015 New ABR EU projects in Slovenian daily newspapers

Delo and dnevnik, two of the most prominent Slovenian daily newspapers, publish articles about new EU projects at ABR.



3.8.2015 We are looking for new researchers -- graduate engineers for mechanical or mechatronic engineering (f/m)

Department for Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics is looking for new researchers,  graduate engineers for mechanical or mechatronic engineering (f/m) for the research work on EU Projects on the field of ROBOTICS and AUTOMATION.



2.7.2015 Second Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology symposium

The 2nd Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology symposium will that place on the 8th of October 2015 in Ljubljana. 



29.5.2015 ICRA CEB Best Reviewer Award

Andrej Gams received the ICRA CEB Best Reviewer Award at ICRA 2015.



30.3.2015 ABR on television

ABR had many visitors during Jožef Stefan week, including TV crews...



11.3.2015 Short report on the KidsFeet project on the national radio

National radio station Val 202 brodcasted a show detailing our applied research project KidsFeet on March 4th.



16.2.2015 Postdoc position open

This position has beenn filled

Postdoc position open for work on the Codyco project



27.10.2014 Slovenian Prime Minister visits our lab durig IJS visit

Slovenian Prime Minister visits our lab durig IJS visit



21.9.2014 Top three in Hypoxia and Mountain Medicine award

Tafej Debevec received the Top three in Hypoxia and Mountain Medicine award at the 7th European Hypoxia Symposium



5.9.2014 Best Scientific Paper Award at RAAD 2014 Conference

Andrej Gams and Tadej petrič won the Best Scientific Paper Award at RAAD 2014



1.9.2014 Robotics at IS Multiconference

Robotics conference will appear in the scope of the  Information Society Multiconference



25.6.2014 ARK conference in Ljubljana

14th International Conference on Advances in Robot Kinematics taking place in Ljubljana.



12.5.2014 Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology symposium

This year we will organise an inaugural Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology that will be hosted by the Information Society 2014 Multiconference



1.4.2014 New department head

Aleš Ude is the new head of ABR.



31.3.2014 Impresions from the Open-door day

A report of a Slovenian commercial tv channel on the visit of Jožef Stefan Institute, with an emphasis on Robotics (in Slovenian)



8.1.2014 Presentation of research in Planica on TV SLO and HTV Croatian TV

Our co-workers presented research conducted in Planica in Dobra ura z Boštjanom on RTV SLO Slovenian TV and on Mars habitats conducted in Planica in a TV show "Alpe-Dunav-Jadran" on HTV Croatian TV.



17.12.2013 Planhab EU project research presented on TV Slovenia

Research conducted in the socpe of the EU project Planhab, led aby  prof.Igor Mekjavić, was presented in a TV report titled "Polet s Planice na Luno" on Slovenian national TV,  RTV Slovenija.



18.6.2013 A young researcher position in robotics

A young researher position (funded doctoral student position) in robotics with dr. Aleš Ude is available in our lab this autumn (from October 2013). Please contact dr. Ude (ales.ude@ijs.si) for more information. 



9.11.2012 Dr. Leon Žlajpah guest on National Radio

Dr. Leon Žlajpah was a guest in the radio programme Podobe znanja



18.10.2012 Prof. Mekjavić appears on national TV and in Nedelo newspaper

Prof. Mekjavić  appears on national TV and in Nedelo newspaper.



10.10.2012 Igor Mekjavić guest on National TV

Igor Mekjavić gave an interview on National TV RTV Slovenia



9.10.2012 Igor Mekjavić appeared on Italian Euronews

Igor Mekjavić appeared on Italian Euronews



2.10.2012 Lectures on robotics at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts is organizing a series of lectures on robotics on November 27th, 2012.



13.9.2012 RAAD 2012 Best Student Paper Award

Luka Peternel and his tutor Jan Babič were awarded the best Student Paper Award at RAAD 2012 conference.



4.9.2012 Our coworker receives SCIEX fellowship

Our coworker receives SCIEX fellowship.



26.6.2012 Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory established by ABR

ABR has recently established a new lab: Humanoid and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory (HCR). It will be headed by dr. Ales Ude.



19.5.2012 ICRA 2012 best cognitive paper finalist

Dr. Ude's paper was among the finalists for the best cognitive paper at ICRA 2012.



17.4.2012 Robotic research featured on RTV Slovenia national TV

Robotic research from our department was featured in "Ugriznimo znanost" show on RTV Slovenia national TV.



21.3.2012 Our coworker received the Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem for PhD thesis

Our coworker Andrej Gams received the technical area Jožef Stefan Golden Emblem award for his PhD thesis.



1.3.2012 New coworkers

New coworkers recently joined our department.



1.3.2012 Prof. Mekjavić appears on national TV

Prof. Mekjavić and Tadej Debevec appear on national TV.



24.2.2012 Skiing robot performs acrobatic moves on the snow

Robotc skiing experiments result in acrobatic moves.



16.1.2012 Two new positions, one at a PhD student level and one at the Postdoc level

Two new positions, one at a PhD student level and one at the Postdoc level, for work of FP7 European projects.



14.11.2011 Recent media appearances of ABR

Some of the recent media appearances



1.11.2011 New coworkers

New coworkers in the lab



28.10.2011 Humanoids 11 conference successfully finished

Humanoids 11 conference successfully finished



19.4.2011 Two positions to work on EU projects in cognitive robotics

One position at a PhD level and one at a PostDoc level are available to work on EU cognitive robotics projects.



18.4.2011 Two new coworkers

Two new coworkers have joined our lab.



16.2.2011 Young researcher position (funded doctoral student position) this autumn


1.11.2010 2 new KUKA LWR robots

The newest addition to the lab are two new KUKA LWR robots.



28.9.2010 New positions to work on EU projects in cognitive robotics


5.11.2007