PhD Student in Robotics



Matthias Hirschmanner is a Ph.D. student at the Vision for Robotics group at the Automation and Control Institute (ACIN) at TU Wien in Vienna, Austria. He holds a diploma (M.Sc.) in electrical engineering with a specialisation in energy engineering and automation technology from TU Wien. He is currently part of the project InDex - Robot In-hand Dexterous manipulation by extracting data from human manipulation of objects to improve robotic autonomy and dexterity.

  • Robotics
  • Imitation Learning
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • MSc in Energy Systems and Automation Technology, 2017

    TU Wien

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering, 2014

    TU Wien

Recent Publications

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(2021). Investigating Transparency Methods in a Robot Word-Learning System and Their Effects on Human Teaching Behaviors . Under Review.

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(2020). Teleoperation System for Teaching Dexterous Manipulation. Workshop on Hand-OBject Interaction: From human demonstrations to robot manipulation at RO-MAN2020.

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(2020). Learning Manipulation Tasks from Vision-based Teleoperation. Proceedings of the Joint Austrian Computer Vision and Robotics Workshop 2020.

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(2019). Virtual Reality Teleoperation of a Humanoid Robot Using Markerless Human Upper Body Pose Imitation. 2019 IEEE-RAS 19th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids).

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(2019). "You Are Doing so Great!" - The Effect of a Robot's Interaction Style on Self-Efficacy in HRI. 2019 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN).

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