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Juan Cristobal Zagal Montealegre

Assistant Professor

UNIVERSIAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Robotics; Soft Robotics; Digital Fabrication

Educación

  •  Automática, 1. Chile, 2007
  •  Ingeniero Civil Electricista, 1. Chile, 2000
  •  Scientific Computing, 3. Suecia

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher Full Time

    CORNELL UNIVERSITY

    Main Campus

    Ithaca, Estados Unidos

    2008 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   System Engineer Full Time

    European Org. for Astronomical Research,

    Santiago, Chile

    2004 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Recent Teaching (last three years):
ME4707, Robotics
ME560, Digital Fabrication

Master Thesis (3 During last 3 years).
Memoria Ingeniero (7 durante los ultimos 3 años)


Difusión y Transferencia


Dissemination in Conferences during the last three years:

A.A. Calderon, Joakin Ugalde, J.C. Zagal, N.O.Perez-Arancibia, “Design, Fabrication and Control of a Multi-Material–Multi-Actuator Soft Robot Inspired by Burrowing Worms”. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE ROBIO, Qingdao, China, 2016.

A.A. Calderon, J.C. Zagal, N.O.Perez-Arancibia, “A Pneumatically-Driven Soft Robot Biologically Inspired by Earthworms”, Southern California Robotics Symposium, SCR2016, San Diego, CA, 2016.

R.F. Mendoza-Garcia, H.R. Valenzuela-Coloma, Y.-s. Lau-Cortes, J.C. Zagal, “Mentaca: An Universal Jamming Gripper on Wheels”, IEEE Congress Chilecon, Santiago, Chile, 2016.

J.C. Zagal et al. “Fab Lab as an Implementation Tool of the CDIO Program”, in Proceedings of the 9th International CDIO Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 9 – 13, 2013.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   ROBIO 2016 Best Paper Finalist Award

    IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics

    Estados Unidos, 2016

    ROBIO 2016 Best Paper Finalist Award IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Qingdao, China, 2016.

  •   SCR2016 Best Poster Award

    Southern California Robotics Symposium

    Chile, 2016

    SCR2016 Best Poster Award at the Southern California Robotics Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, 2016.


 

Article (13)

Soft Modular Robotic Cubes: Toward Replicating Morphogenetic Movements of the Embryo
Evolutionary design of a satellite thermal control system: Real experiments for a CubeSat mission
New opportunities offered by Cubesats for space research in Latin America: The SUCHAI project case
Growing scale-free networks with tunable distributions of triad motifs
BeamMaker: an open hardware high-resolution digital fabricator for the masses
Self-modeling in humanoid soccer robots
Spectral sensitivities of photoreceptors and their role in colour discrimination in the green-backed firecrown hummingbird (Sephanoides sephaniodes)
Combining simulation and reality in evolutionary robotics
An application interface for UCHILSIM and the arrival of new challenges
Learning to kick the ball using back to reality
UCHILSIM: A dynamically and visually realistic simulator for the RoboCup four legged league
Evolving visual object recognition for legged robots
How contests can foster the research activities on robotics in developing countries: Chile - A case study
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Juan Cristobal Zagal

Assistant Professor

Ingeniería Mecánica

UNIVERSIAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Michel Cure

FULL PROFESSOR

Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD DE VALPARAISO, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, INSTITUTO DE FISICA Y ASTRONOMIA

Valparaiso, Chile

2
Javier Ruiz del Solar

Full Professor and Executive Director of the Advanced Mining Technology Center

Advanced Mining Technology Center & Electrical Engineering Department

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Claudio Falcón

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Física

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Silva

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Valdivia

Full Professor

Fisica

DEPARTAMENTO DE FISICA, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Marina Stepanova

Full Professor, Permanent staff

Physics

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Miguel Martínez

Postdoc

Departamento de Astronomía

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Fausto Mena

Adjunct Professor

Electrical Engineering

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcos Orchard

Professor

Electrical Engineering

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jose Delpiano

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Santiago, Chile

1
Alex Vielma

Postdoctoral researcher

Centro Interdisciplinario de Neurociencias de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Francisco Bozinovic

Full professor

Ecology

Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Ricardo Mendoza

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Ancestral Technologies SpA

Arica, Chile