Personal robots assisting humans must perform complex manipulation tasks that are typically difficult to specify in traditional motion …

We present a novel solution to the problem of simulation-to-real transfer, which builds on recent advances in robot skill …


A spotlight talk at Southern California Robotics Symposium (SCR), 2019.

“The theory of probabilities is at bottom nothing but common sense reduced to calculus; it enables us to appreciate with exactness that which accurate minds feel with a sort of instinct for which ofttimes they are unable to account.” - Pierre-Simon Laplace

“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” - Bruce Lee

“大不自多 海納江河 惟學無際 際與天地” - 浙江大學校歌