The Robotics Center at the University of Utah conducts cutting-edge research in Robotic Manipulation, focusing on advancing robotic systems' ability to interact with and manipulate objects in various environments. Researchers explore novel algorithms, grippers, and control strategies to enhance dexterity, precision, and adaptability in manipulation tasks. This research has broad applications in manufacturing automation, warehouse logistics, healthcare robotics, and assistive technologies. Through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative approaches, the center aims to develop next-generation robotic manipulation systems that can handle complex tasks efficiently and accurately, paving the way for advancements in robotics technology and industrial automation.

Learning Lab for Manipulation Autonomy (The LL4MA Lab)

Tucker Hermans, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Computing
Lab Website: Learning Lab for Manipulation Autonomy (The LL4MA Lab)

Our research focuses on autonomous learning, planning, and perception for robot manipulation. We are particularly interested in enabling robots to autonomously discover and manipulate objects with which they have no previous knowledge or experience.