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Xingye "Dennis" Da, a doctoral student in mechanical engineering, inspects the ankle of MARLO, a bipedal robot.

First success on the Wave Field

A walking robot's "sober" attempt at crossing the earthen moguls outside FXB.|Medium Read
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UM::Autonomy makes a strong finish at RobotBoat Competition

Thurman, this year's UM::Autonomy vessel designed by EECS students, took 6th place in the RoboNation RoboBoat Competition. |Short Read
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EECS research highlighted at 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference

The University hosted the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, which allowed attendees to hear about the latest in robotics through talks, presentations, workshops, and tutorials. |Medium Read
engineers guide marlo

MARLO makes initial attempt at the Wave Field

For now, Grizzle and his graduate students are only attempting the easiest routes, between the grassy two- to three-foot moguls, over smaller undulations that he calls “merely very difficult.”|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Michigan shines at the National Robotics Initiative 5 year anniversary

The NRI is a multi-agency effort to accelerate the development and use of robots that work beside or cooperatively with people. |Short Read
Front end of a sports car

Beyond Asimov: How to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they’ll behave well among us.|Medium Read
Marlo robot

MARLO, the free-standing two-legged robot, conquers terrain with innovative control algorithms

The robot’s feedback control algorithms should be able to help other two-legged robots as well as powered prosthetic legs gain similar capabilities.|Medium Read
A large room of people and a stage with Michigan Robotics Day on the projector.

Robotics research and education on display

A record 780 people attended the sixth annual Michigan Robotics Day on April 5 at the North Campus Research Center. The event highlights the region’s robust robotics research and education endeavors.|Medium Read
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Necmiye Ozay receives CAREER award for research in cyber-physical systems

Cyber-physical systems are smart, networked systems with embedded sensors, processors, and actuators that are designed to interact with the physical world.|Short Read
Chewbacca in costume interviews Professor Jessy Grizzle.

Star Wars tech: How far are we? Chewie gets answers

Chewie talks to experts about spacecraft thrusters, light sabers, droids, carbonite and holograms. |Medium Read
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ECE welcomes new engineering robotics center

The center, to be built on North Campus, will offer state-of-the-art facilities in a 3-story, 100,000 square foot building.|Medium Read
MABEL, a bipedal robot with a compliant powertrain

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 without tripping. "I do it to understand the robots better," he says.|Long Read