The Michigan Engineer News Center

Professor Kamat receives two accolades from ISARC

Associate Professor Vineet Kamat was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC), and a paper that he co-authored earned a best paper award at the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC).| Short Read

The paper, “Autonomous Robotic In-Situ Assembly on Unstructured Construction Sites,” was co-authored by Kamat’s PhD students Chen Feng (first author) and Xiao Yong as well as Aaron Willette and Wes McGee from the Fabrication Lab in the U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. This project has been the result of an ongoing research collaboration between CEE and the Fabrication Lab.

IAARC is the premier global organization dedicated to the advancement of automation and robotics in construction.

ISARC is organized by IAARC to address the needs and concerns of a global community in all fields of construction – including civil and building engineering, machine automation, robotics applications to construction, mining automation, infrastructure networks, construction and environmental sustainability, Information Technology innovations, planning, logistics, etc.

This symposium was the 31st symposium and was held in Sydney, Australia, in July 2014.

The outside of the Ford Robotics building

U-Michigan, Ford open world-class robotics complex

The facility will accelerate the future of advanced and more equitable robotics and mobility | Medium Read