Education & communication:
1996 : Gave private tutoring lessons in mathematics to high school student.
1997 : Advisor at education fair for high school students.
1998, 1999, 2000 : Co–planned and –hosted the computer science booth at the annual
Danish Natural Sciences Festival
and University of
Fair in Århus.
1998 : Co–planned and –demonstrated a LEGO football stadium, exhibited at the
Robot Soccer World Cup
1999 : Co-demonstrated an interactive LEGO football project for children under the
RoboCup Junior event held in connection with Robot Soccer World Cup in
2001 : Jakob Fredslund, Maja J Matarić, Robot Formations. In AliveArt Handbook,
Elisa Giaccardi and
2003 : Appearance and interview in the promotion film for the Natural Sciences Den
Hotteste Forskning (2003), directed by Mette Thybo, distributed on schools nation-wide.
2004, 2005 : Appearance of my robot Feelix in two children’s books about robots:
Robotics (cool science), Helena Domaine, Lerner Publications (ISBN 0822521121)
2005, and Robot (eyewitness), Rodger Francis Bridgman, Dorling Kindersley (ISBN 0756602548) 2004.
2005 : Co-planner and participant in a public Science Café during the national Day of
Research, May 12th.
2005 : Authored the article Superjordnøddernes Hemmelighed
Aktuel Naturvidenskab, 6:12-15, December 2005
2006 : Interviewed live by Østjyllands Radio (estimated 150.000 listeners) about my research for the morning show “Hvad forsker de i?”. Broadcast available at http://www.daimi.au.dk/~chili/Formidling/radiointerview17_1_2006.mp3 (20 minutes in Danish, file size about 7 Mb).
2006 : Co-hosted and -planned a visit at BiRC of 25 school children at BiRC, Oct. 25th.
2006 : Judge in the Oct. 28th Danish qualifying competition for the World Robot Olympics in China 2006. See article from paper metroXpress.