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News Story U-M nurtures robotics industry in southeast Michigan
The robotics industry is poised to expand in southeast Michigan and the College of Engineering is helping to make that happen with a new research center, four ...
News Story ODS template From running roaches to robots
U-M engineers are analyzing the reflexes of cockroaches, discovering that their body kicks in before their nervous system. These new insights could help design ...
News Story High-tech robotics center coming to U-Michigan
The U-M Board of Regents approved the College of Engineering's new robotics building project on April 16. The three-story, 100,000-square-foot facility is ...
News Story Pascal source code Shape-shifting micro muscles will pump you up
In a step toward robots smaller than a grain of sand, University of Michigan researchers have shown how chains of self-assembling particles could serve as ...
News Story How close are we to having robot companions?
Will advances in artificial intelligence bring us closer to having robots in our homes? A Michigan Engineering expert weighs in on the goals and outlook for ...
News Story High-tech control of unmanned ground vehicles
Driving unmanned ground robots with a joystick can be hard and even dangerous in some cases, such as in using the vehicles for remote exploration inside a ...
News Story In our image
Jonathan Hurst likes to go running at night. It's harder to see the ground then -- harder to make out the roots, gullies and sidewalk lips and bound over them ...
News Story chemical/x-molconn-Z Robotics Day links research and education in national hub
In transportation, healthcare, education and beyond, robots are changing lives, say the organizers of the fifth annual Michigan Robotics Day. And they are ...
News Story object code Running robot MABEL goes to Chicago
Running robot MABEL finishes her tenure at the Michigan Engineering and is being shipped to the Field Museum in Chicago. Stay tuned for the final video of the ...
News Story ODS template Flying robots
New unmanned aircraft are breaking barriers. Professor Ella Atkins focuses on autonomous systems, teaching aircraft how to be more efficient or how to handle ...
News Story U-M Autonomy students win robotic boat competition
Robots developed at U-M could one day be deployed to warzones to search out and neutralize roadside bombs, thanks to a team of more than 20 engineering ...
News Story D source code Running robot: MABEL is now the fastest two-legged robot with knees in the world
A robot in a U-M Engineering lab can run like a human, which represents the height of agility and efficiency for a two-legged machine. With a peak pace of ...
News Story chemical/x-pdb Sensors for bat-inspired spy plane under development
A six-inch robotic spy plane modeled after a bat would gather data from sights, sounds and smells in urban combat zones and transmit information back to a ...
News Story Robotics Day: Senator Levin, demos and a talk on self-driving cars
Robotics Day, April 9, 2012: Self-driving cars, smart wheelchairs and a remote-controlled Segway that is mapping campus in four dimensions are a few of the ...
News Story Engineering students to contend for top prize in global robotics competition
Robots developed at U-M could one day be deployed to warzones to search out and neutralize roadside bombs, thanks to a team of more than 20 engineering ...
News Byte VCS/ICS calendar Emerging tech: Next gen robotics
Ken Wolf from RedZone Robotics discusses commercializing robotics technologies and developing a commercially viable business in robotics.
News Story Troff document Designing robots that assemble and adapt
U-M Assistant Professor Shai Revzen is working on a variety of innovative solutions to create mechanical and robotic tools for challenging situations.
News Story Open-access automated cars to advance driverless research
New research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers to rapidly test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a ...
News Byte An ethological approach to SUAVs for first responders
Dr. James Hubbard, Professor, University of Maryland explores a control architecture that allows for human robot interaction that mimics the relationship ...
News Byte Troff document Taking bipedal walking robots from science fiction to science fact
In science fiction, robots walk, run, and jump better than you. In reality, can you count on them to walk over rubble and pull you from a burning building? Not ...
News Story $1.1 million grant to develop robot emergency response capabilities
The Office of Naval Research funds algorithms to help robots navigate difficult environments and handle unfamiliar, non-rigid objects.
News Story See MABEL run: The fastest two-legged robot with knees
MABEL, the two-legged robot whose YouTube video tugged at many heartstrings last year, is now running. She is believed to be the fastest bipedal robot with ...
News Story Robotics conference heralds expansion of industry in Michigan
The Michigan Robotics and Autonomous Technologies Conference will take place August 11. Academic, industry and government officials will discuss current ...
News Story D source code Where robots stand
Robots vary widely in sophistication, but one thing they have in common is that they're incredibly difficult to design and build.
News Story Self-driving cars and other autonomous machines on agenda at Robotics Day
Robotics Day 2012 will showcase cutting-edge robotics research going on at U-M, at other Michigan universities and in government and industry.
News Story Underwater robotic bomb squads
New autonomous robot technology helps identify limpet mines on a ship, saving humans from doing the dangerous job.
News Story D source code Walking robot navigates bumpy ground
A robot named MABEL with a human-like gait can walk over rough terrain in the lab of U-M electrical engineering professor Jessy Grizzle
News Story Bipedal robot walks and steps stairs
Professor Jessy Grizzle is developing U-M's record-setting bipedal robot Mabel, and its future counterpart,Atrias, to help create more life-like walking robots.
News Story Robotics at Michigan Engineering
Robots being developed at Michigan Engineering include the use of autonomous systems to allow the robots to make real-time navigation and decisions in the ...
News Story Troff document 4D mapping with Segway robot
University of Michigan graduate student Nick Carlevaris-Bianco constructs a 4D map with millions of data points collected weekly by his "segway robot" named ...