Robotics

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Robot building a tower of champagne glasses

Best paper award for a robot that can see and move transparent objects

The method enabled robot arms to build a tower of champagne glasses.|Short Read
A robot manipulates straps around a mock car engine setup.

Helping robots learn what they can and can’t do in new situations

What should a robot do when it cannot trust the model it was trained on?|Medium Read

Jessie Yang receives NSF Career Award

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Jessie Yang has received an NSF Career Award for research on facilitating trust in autonomous technology.|Short Read
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
Students meeting virtually for class

‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed

ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.|Medium Read

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 $11M in research grants last quarter

The awards were distributed to 18 different primary investigators.|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
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering logo

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