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Roman Weitschat

DLR German Aerospace Center
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
Autonomy and Teleoperation
Muenchener Str. 20
82234 Wessling

telephone: 08153 - 28 - 1096
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Project Manager

Human Centered Robotics


Conference Paper


Steinmetz, F. and Weitschat, R., "Skill Parametrization Approaches and Skill Architecture for Human-Robot Interaction", International Conference on Automation Science and
Engineering (CASE), August 2016

Weitschat, R., Dietrich, A. & Vogel, J, "Online Motion Generation for Mirroring Human Arm Motion", IEEE International Conferende on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4245-4250, May 2016.

Beetz, M., Bartels, G., Albu-Schäffer, A., Balint-Benczedi, F., Belder, R., Beßler, D., Haddadin, S., Maldonado, A., Mansfeld, N., Wiedemeyer, T., Weitschat, R.,Worch, J. H., "Robotic Agents Capable of Natural and Safe Physical Interaction with Human Co-workers", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 6528-6535, 2015.

Weitschat, R., Haddadin, S., Huber, F. & Albu-Schäffer, A. (): Dynamic optimality in real-time: A learning framework for near-optimal robot motions, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 5636-5643, November 2013.

Haddadin, S., Weitschat, R., Huber, F., Özparpucu, M. C., Mansfeld, N. & Alin, A.-S. (2013): Optimal Control for Viscoelastic Robots and its Generalization in Real-Time, International Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR)


Book Chapter

Haddadin, S.; Weitschat, R.; Huber, F.; Özparpucu, C. M.; Mansfeld, N. & Albu-Schäffer, A. (2015): Optimal Control for Viscoelastic Robots and its Generalization in Real-Time, Robotics Research (ISRR), Springer Tracts on Advance Robotics (In Press)

Sebastian Wolf, Thomas Bals, Maxime Chalon, Werner Friedl, Markus Grebenstein, Hannes Höppner, Markus Kühne, Dominik Lakatos, Nico Mansfeld, Mehmet Can Özparpucu, Florian Petit, Jens Reinecke, Weitschat, R. and Alin Albu-Schäffer: Soft Robotics: Transferring Theory to Applications, Soft Robotics with Variable Stiffness Actuators: Tough Robots for Soft Human Robot Interaction, Springer, pp. 231-254


Video Publications

Sven Parusel, Hannes Widmoser, Saskia Golz, Tobias Ende, Nico Blodow, Matteo Saveriano, Kai Krieger, Alexis Maldonado, Ingo Kresse, Roman Weitschat, Dongheui Lee, Michael Beetz & Sami Haddadin (2014): Human-Robot interaction Planning, AAAI 2014 Video Competition.

Haddadin,S.,Huber, F., Krieger, K., Weitschat, R., Albu-Schaffer, A., Wolf, S., Friedl, W., Grebenstein, M., Petit, F., Reinecke, J. & Lampariello, R. (2012): Intrinsically elastic robots: The key to human like performance (Video), International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2012 IEEE/RSJ, pp. 4270-4271.


Last updated on Saturday, 11 June 2016 by Roman Weitschat