Radu Corcodel

Radu Corcodel
  • Biography

    Radu's PhD focused on workspace analysis and motion synthesis for arbitrary kinematic chains, with particular emphasis on robotic 3D printing and Fusion Deposition Modeling. Between 2007-2011, Radu worked for Siemens VDO (currently Continental, AG) as a Design Architect, where he contributed to the development and production of high-power DC/DC inverters for hybrid vehicles and digital tachographs for commercial vehicles. Currently his research focuses on motion planning and workspace analysis for over-actuated kinematic linkages and collaborative robots.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Sun, L., Jha, D.K., Hori, C., Jain, S., Corcodel, R., Zhu, X., Tomizuka, M., Romeres, D., "Interactive Planning Using Large Language Models for Partially Observable Robotic Tasks", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2024.
      BibTeX TR2024-052 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Sun2024may,
      • author = {Sun, Lingfeng and Jha, Devesh K. and Hori, Chiori and Jain, Siddarth and Corcodel, Radu and Zhu, Xinghao and Tomizuka, Masayoshi and Romeres, Diego}},
      • title = {Interactive Planning Using Large Language Models for Partially Observable Robotic Tasks},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
      • year = 2024,
      • month = may,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2024-052}
      • }
    •  Lin, H., Corcodel, R., Zhao, D., "Generalize by Touching: Tactile Ensemble Skill Transfer for Robotic Furniture Assembly", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2024.
      BibTeX TR2024-051 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Lin2024may2,
      • author = {Lin, Haohong and Corcodel, Radu and Zhao, Ding}},
      • title = {Generalize by Touching: Tactile Ensemble Skill Transfer for Robotic Furniture Assembly},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)},
      • year = 2024,
      • month = may,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2024-051}
      • }
    •  Ota, K., Jha, D.K., Jain, S., Yerazunis, W.S., Corcodel, R., Romeres, D., "Autonomous Robotic Assembly", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Expo, May 2024.
      BibTeX
      • @inproceedings{Ota2024may,
      • author = {Ota, Kei and Jha, Devesh K. and Jain, Siddarth and Yerazunis, William S. and Corcodel, Radu and Romeres, Diego}},
      • title = {Autonomous Robotic Assembly},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) Expo},
      • year = 2024,
      • month = may
      • }
    •  Sun, L., Jha, D.K., Hori, C., Jain, S., Corcodel, R., Zhu, X., Tomizuka, M., Romeres, D., "Interactive Planning Using Large Language Models for Partially Observable Robotics Tasks", Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Workshop on Instruction Tuning and Instruction Following, December 2023.
      BibTeX TR2023-148 PDF
      • @inproceedings{Sun2023dec,
      • author = {Sun, Lingfeng and Jha, Devesh K. and Hori, Chiori and Jain, Siddarth and Corcodel, Radu and Zhu, Xinghao and Tomizuka, Masayoshi and Romeres, Diego},
      • title = {Interactive Planning Using Large Language Models for Partially Observable Robotics Tasks},
      • booktitle = {Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Workshop on Instruction Tuning and Instruction Following},
      • year = 2023,
      • month = dec,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2023-148}
      • }
    •  Shaw, S., Jha, D.K., Raghunathan, A., Corcodel, R., Romeres, D., Konidaris, G., Nikovski, D., "Constrained Dynamic Movement Primitives for Collision Avoidance in Novel Environments", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), DOI: 10.1109/​IROS55552.2023.10341839, September 2023, pp. 3672-3679.
      BibTeX TR2023-121 PDF Video
      • @inproceedings{Shaw2023sep,
      • author = {Shaw, Seiji and Jha, Devesh K. and Raghunathan, Arvind and Corcodel, Radu and Romeres, Diego and Konidaris, George and Nikovski, Daniel},
      • title = {Constrained Dynamic Movement Primitives for Collision Avoidance in Novel Environments},
      • booktitle = {IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)},
      • year = 2023,
      • pages = {3672--3679},
      • month = sep,
      • publisher = {IEEE},
      • doi = {10.1109/IROS55552.2023.10341839},
      • issn = {2153-0866},
      • isbn = {978-1-6654-9190-7},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2023-121}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "Simulation-in-the-loop Tuning of Robot Parameters for System Modeling and Control"
      Inventors: Jain, Siddarth; Van Baar, Jeroen; Corcodel, Radu Ioan; Sullivan, Alan; Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 11,975,451
      Issue Date: May 7, 2024
    • Title: "Interactive Tactile Perception Method for Classification and Recognition of Object Instances"
      Inventors: Corcodel, Radu Ioan; Jain, Siddarth; van Baar, Jeroen
      Patent No.: 11,794,350
      Issue Date: Oct 24, 2023
    • Title: "Apparatus and Method for Planning Contact-Interaction Trajectories"
      Inventors: Onol, Aykut; Corcodel, Radu Ioan
      Patent No.: 11,548,150
      Issue Date: Jan 10, 2023
    • Title: "Detection, Tracking and 3D Modeling of Objects with Sparse RGB-D SLAM and Interactive Perception"
      Inventors: Marcal de Almeida, Diogo Rodrigues; Corcodel, Radu Ioan
      Patent No.: 10,977,480
      Issue Date: Apr 13, 2021
    • Title: "System for Training Descriptor with Active Sample Selection"
      Inventors: Kocanaogullari, Aziz; Cansizoglu, Esra; Corcodel, Radu Ioan
      Patent No.: 10,810,468
      Issue Date: Oct 20, 2020
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