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Sami Haddadin

Technical University of Munich

Sami Haddadin is a leading figure and innovator in the interface between robotics and machine intelligence. As Full Professor at the Technical University of Munich, Germany (TUM), and founding director of its School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence, one of Sami’s goals is to bring safe, intuitive and reliable robotics to the real world. To this end he has successfully created human-centered robots with an artificial sense of touch that can safely interact with people and learn during these interactions how to self-improve. His own robotics start-up FRANKA EMIKA pursues the vision of robots forming the next level of tools that make our lives easier.

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Up to 20 scientists and leading experts from all over the world and a wide range of disciplines are invited to share insights into their future-changing work at the Falling Walls Conference on 9 November, in front of 700 international guests. In an inspiring, information-packed 15 minutes each, speakers present the core of their breakthroughs – which walls are they helping to tear down and how will it transform our lives?

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