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Invited Speaker

Invited Speaker

 

Assoc. Prof. Weria Khaksar

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

 

Biography: Weria Khaksar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Technology Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU).
He is working on different aspects of applied robotics including care-robots, autonomous navigation, and robots in agriculture. He focuses on designing autonomous navigation and SLAM algorithms for applied robotics. He is a part of Robotics group at NMBU, and the Robotics and Intelligent Systems group (ROBIN) at the University of Oslo. He has participated in projects funded by EU Horizon 2020, and the Research Council of Norway. He is a member of the SmartForest Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI), working on bringing industry 4.0 to the Norwegian forest sector through automation and robotics solutions.