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CSE alumnus Jim Boerkoel awarded NSF CAREER Grant for research into autonomous systems

Boerkoel's research will improve robustness and reliability in applications such as autonomous driving, automated warehousing, and personal robots.|Short Read
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CASSIE: A tougher, lighter bipedal robot with eyes

New walking robot based on birds|Short Read
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U-M first in line for new bird-inspired walking robot

Cassie is the first offering from new startup Agility Robotics, and is loosely modeled on the cassowary, a flightless bird similar to an ostrich. |Medium Read
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U-M first in line for new bird-inspired walking robot

Crashworthy biped expected to run faster than an 8-minute mile and conquer the Wave Field.|Short Read
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$1.1 million grant to develop robot emergency response capabilities

Office of Naval Research has awarded Dmitry Berenson, an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, $1.1 million to help advance emergency response capabilities for robots.|Medium Read
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U-M to establish new China partnerships

University of Michigan leaders are entering into several agreements with Chinese institutions to help solve world problems|Medium Read
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Robotics building design approved, including space for Ford

Robotic technologies for air, sea and roads, for factories, hospitals and homes will have tailored lab space in Michigan Engineering’s robotics laboratory.|Medium Read
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Chad Jenkins receives NSF National Robotics Initiative Grant to improve robotic control in cluttered environments

This project aims to improve goal-directed dexterous robotic manipulation in cluttered and unstructured environments.|Short Read

Dimitra Panagou expands Michigan’s space technology research

AERO Assistant Professor Dimitra Panagou is expanding Michigan’s investigations into space technologies by developing algorithms to facilitate astronaut-robot collaborations.|Medium Read
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Algorithms can be more fair than humans

Still, it's not guaranteed, as seen in Amazon's same-day delivery service. Algorithm designers may not even realize a problem has crept in.|Medium Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read

Researchers seek to help the disabled with intelligent robotic wheelchair

Vulcan, the intelligent robotic wheelchair, aims to help the elderly and those with disabilities effortlessly move around their environment.|Medium Read