Robotics

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Jessie Yang and Cong Shi receive funding from AFOSR for human-autonomy teaming

U-M IOE professors receive AFOSR funding to further their research on human-autonomy teaming.|Short Read
Bob and Betty Beyster Building

CSE researchers report over $10M in research grants last quarter

The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators from sponsors including the NSF, the State Department, and the Department of Defense.|Medium Read
A robot leg practices walking on a treadmill

New grant to expand open source control software for an intuitive robotic prosthetic leg

University of Michigan researchers have been awarded an NSF grant to design an open source framework for robotic prosthetic legs that function more naturally and offer a wider range of capabilities. |Short Read

Salar Fattahi joins the IOE faculty

Salar Fattahi joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.|Short Read

Albert Berahas joins the IOE faculty

Albert Berahas joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.|Short Read
Robot with structural batteries

Powering robots: biomorphic batteries could provide 72 times more energy than stand-alone cells

The researchers compare them to fat deposits in living creatures.|Medium Read
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Navatek opens Ann Arbor office, partners with U-M to conduct naval research for data-model fusion

U-M’s Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) enters partnership with one of the nation’s most innovative research & technology firms, Navatek LLC, to advance research in the area of data-model fusion for future naval platform design and operation.|Medium Read
a close up of the microbot

Origami microbots: Centuries-old artform guides cutting edge advances in tiny machines

University of Michigan engineers create centimeter-sized robots capable of more than ever before.|Medium Read
Chad Jenkins, CSE Associate Professor, poses with his research group's two robots, Odd Job and Cookie, in the Beyster Building on October 27, 2016

Technology that serves all: a single step could pave the way

A Q&A with Chad Jenkins.|Medium Read
Robot searching in a snack bar

Model helps robots think more like humans when searching for objects

The model is a practical method for robots to look for target items in complex, realistic environments.|Medium Read
Shilva Shrestha, Environmental Engineering PhD Student, has her temperature checked by Bryan Daniels, DPSS Quartermaster, at the entrance the G.G. Brown Building on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI on May 26, 2020.

Lights in the labs – and eyes – of researchers coming back to work

'Noncritical' in-person research begins ramping up, with public-health protocols.|Medium Read
Maani Ghaffari Jadidi

Maani Ghaffari Jadidi joins NAME faculty as Assistant Professor with joint Robotics appointment

The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is pleased to welcome Maani Ghaffari Jadidi as Assistant Professor with a joint appointment with the Robotics Institute. |Short Read