M^3 Seminar 2015



Organizer Syn Schmitt (Uni Stuttgart)
Co-Organizers Andre Seyfarth (TU Darmstadt), Jan Peters (TU Darmstadt), Tamim Asfour (KIT Karlsruhe)


Students are required to:

  • participate in the three seminar days
  • work in groups on one project for four weeks
  • create a wiki project report with a podcast video deadline: Saturday 18.07.2015

Evaluation at TUD:

  • scoring based on scientific content (max. 10 points)
  • presentation style (max. 5 points)
  • innovation, own approach, own point of view (max. 2 bonus points)

MyoRobotics Project

This seminar is kindly supported by Dipl.-Ing. Maik Siee and Dr. Christophe Maufroy (IPA Fraunhofer Stuttgart) who provides access to the MyoRobotics Toolkit, developed within the EU project MyoRobotics.


Thursday, 18.06.2015, Darmstadt

Location Alexanderstr. 10, Raum 30 (Erdgeschoss, Meetingroom Lauflabor), 64289 Darmstadt
Web site
  • 10:00 Start of the Seminar and Introduction
  • 10:15 PART I: Presentations
    • Prof. Dr. Andre Seyfarth: Biomechanische Modelle für das Laufen und Springen
    • Dr.-Ing. Philipp Beckerle: Elastic Actuators for Efficient Robot Motion
    • Dipl.-Ing. Janis Wojtusch: HuMoD - A versatile and open database for the investigation, modeling and simulation of human motion dynamics
    • Dr. Maziar Sharbafi: Mimicking human walking based on modeling approaches
    • Dr. Alexandra Voloshina: The biomechanics and energetics of locomotion on uneven terrain
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 PART I: Lab demo @ Locomotion Lab
    • Isokinet
    • Perturbation Platform
  • 15:00 Conclusion and projects

Friday, 19.06.2015, Karlsruhe

Location Adenauerring 2 (Gebäude 50.20), 76131 Karlsruhe
Web site
  • 10:00 Tamim Asfour: Start of the Seminar and Introduction
  • 10:30 Christian Mandery: Humanoid Robotics Research
  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 Presentation of the project topics with „hands on“ examples
  • 16:00 Conclusion

Saturday, 20.06.2015, Stuttgart

Location Allmandring 28, Sports Institute
Web site
  • 10:00 PART I: Presentations
    • Jun.-Prof. Dr. Syn Schmitt: Human Motion Research
    • Dr. Daniel Haeufle: Modeling and simulation of biomechanical systems
    • Dipl.-Ing. Maik Siee: Myrobotics, a framework for musculoskeletal robot development (
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 Part II: Tutorials
    • First steps in musculoskeletal simulations
    • First steps with Myrobotics
  • 15:30 Conclusion, groups, and projects

Project proposals

Projects offered by KIT Contact
Human motion capturing character animation I Ömer Terlemez, Michael Bechtel
Human motion capturing character animation II Ömer Terlemez, Michael Bechtel
Segmentation of human whole-body motion I Christian Mandery, You Zhou
Segmentation of human whole-body motion II Christian Mandery, You Zhou
Trajectory generation for exoskeletons Jonas Beil
Learning, Parameterization and Sequencing of Motion Primitives from Human Observation Mirko Wächter
Projects offered by TU Darmstadt Contact
Neuromuscular hip control for balancing
(implementing FMCH model in muscular level)
Maziar Sharbafi
7-segment hybrid model of walking Maziar Sharbafi
Variable stiffness control for human motions with prosthesis Philipp Beckerle
The Trunk motion of Walking on uneven terrain Sasha Voloshina

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