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Robots to Help Children Touch the Outside World

September 17, 2020

Robots to Help Children Touch the Outside World UC team developing better telepresence robots, equipped with robotic arms A team of University of California researchers is working to improve telepresence robots and the algorithms that drive them to help children with disabilities stay connected to their classmates, teachers and communities.…

Robotic Hand Rotates Objects Using Touch, Not Vision

July 25, 2023

Inspired by the effortless way humans handle objects without seeing them, a team led by UC San Diego engineers has developed a new approach that enables a robotic hand to rotate objects solely through touch, without relying on vision.

New Electrical Engineering Professor Brings Flexible and Surgical Robotics to UC San Diego

October 15, 2015

A future in which robots can maneuver with high agility, dexterity and precision is not too far away. These flexible robots could one day assist with surgeries, navigate through tight, complex environments with ease, and be used to develop prosthetics that are capable of natural movement.

Could a Robotic Skateboard Defeat Tony Hawk? One Day, Maybe

March 25, 2013

“Five! Four! Three! Two! One!” A robotic skateboard soared high into the air and above Paul Schmitt, a scientist and skateboard designer, then landed with a thud on the floor of the Main Gym on the UC San Diego campus on Monday, March 18.

Engineers Developing Advanced Robotic Systems That Will Become Surgeon’s Right Hand

February 9, 2017

…Yip directs the Advanced Robotics and Controls Laboratory Engineers Developing Advanced Robotic Systems That Will Become Surgeon’s Right Hand In the operating room of the future, robots will be an integral part of the surgical team, working alongside human surgeons to make surgeries safer, faster and more precise. Engineers in…

The Robotic Force Awakens at UC San Diego

January 14, 2016

The Robotic Force Awakens at UC San Diego New Experience Engineering Initiative aimed at giving students more hands-on experience The movie premiere was still more than a week away, but Star Wars fever was already peaking at UC San Diego Dec. 9 during the campus’ semi-annual robotics competition. This year,…

UC San Diego Takes Part in RoboCup Competition for the First Time

July 27, 2017

A team of computer scientists from the University of California San Diego are taking part for the first time in the international RoboCup @ Home competition, which this year takes place July 27 to 31 in Nagoya, Japan.

Soft Robots, Tough Problems

May 2, 2024

Robots that can assist physicians during surgery. Robots that can swim. Robots that can grip delicate objects. These were some of the demonstrations on display at Robosoft, the biggest conference in the field of soft robotics, in San Diego this year.

Robots to the Rhino Rescue

May 2, 2019

Robots to the Rhino Rescue How flexible robotics could help save critically endangered rhinos from extinction Rhino. Image by iStock.com/Byrdyak The critically endangered northern white rhino might have more of a chance thanks to a partnership between the University of California San Diego and San Diego Zoo Global. With just…

Making Robots for Humans: Robotics Experts Present at ICRA 2023

May 30, 2023

From robotics surgery to better algorithms for robots working in teams with humans, researchers at the UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute are presenting 16 papers at the ICRA 2023 conference from May 29 to June 2 in London.

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