• Utah Robotics welcomes new Assistant Prof., Tucker Hermans!

    Dr. Hermans received his Ph.D. degree in Robotics from Georgia Tech in 2014. His research focuses on autonomous learning and perception for robot manipulation for use in the real world.

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  • When it Comes to Robots, Mark Minor says the Future is Here!

    Deseret News: Mark Minor, the University of Utah professor who is developing “smart” shoes for Parkinson’s patients and flying robots to perch in trees and devices to help cars drive themselves, was destined for such work from the start.

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  • Robotics Teams Ready to Rumble

    March 5, 2015 – The student-made robots at this year’s Utah Regional FIRST Robotics Competition won’t just be rumbling. They’ll be recycling. Fifty-three high school teams from 11 states and Canada are competing to see whose robot can stack and sort recyclable materials the fastest.

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  • Utah Students Take a Remote Drive on a "Mars" Rock Yard

    The RoboUtes are an interdisciplinary student organization at the University of Utah. For the past three years, they have participated in the RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition.

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  • Utah TreadPort System

    The TreadPort Active Wind Tunnel (also known as the TPAWT) is a unique immersive virtual environment that integrates locomotion interfaces with sensory cues such as visual, auditory, olfactory, radiant heat and wind display.

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  • Jake Abbott – Intrigued by Robots

    “I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t into robots” reflects Jake Abbott, mechanical engineering associate professor at the University of Utah.

    Shown on the right, Prof. Abbott advising mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Lisandro Leon on their cochlear implant device.

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  • Utah Robotics Track

    The Robotics Track Program is the second graduate program in robotics in the U.S., with a curriculum that imparts fundamental knowledge about robotics and specific courses in perception, cognition, and action. The program may be taken either in the School of Computing or the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.

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  • Robotics Students Compete in a NASA Sponsored National Robot Competition

    RoboUtes team competed in a three-day national competition at the Johnson Space Center in Texas

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