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Artificial Muscles, Robotic Grippers, Health Care Robotics

May 14, 2018

From a gripper equipped with gecko-inspired adhesives, to artificial muscles and robotic joints, to talks on human-robot interaction and health care robotics, the University of California San Diego will have a strong presence at the 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 21 to 25 in Brisbane, Australia.

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.…

From stair-climbing robots to motion planning algorithms: UC San Diego at IROS 2018

October 1, 2018

From stair-climbing robots to algorithms that help robots navigate the world, researchers at the University of California San Diego are making a strong showing at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, or IROS 2018, which takes place Oct. 1 to 5 in Madrid, Spain.

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.

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.

See, Think, Predict

January 30, 2019

An international team of researchers has developed a perception system for soft robots inspired by the way humans process information about their own bodies in space and in relation to other objects and people. They describe the system, which includes a motion capture system, soft sensors, a neural

Firefighting Robot Paints 3D Thermal Imaging Picture for Rescuers

June 5, 2013

Engineers in the Coordinated Robotics Lab at the University of California, San Diego, have developed new image processing techniques for rapid exploration and characterization of structural fires by small Segway-like robotic vehicles.

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,…

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…

How Robots Can Help Combat COVID-19: Science Robotics Editorial

March 26, 2020

…UC San Diego Contextual Robotics Institute, says in a Science Robotics editorial this week that robots have important roles to play during a pandemic. Photo Credit: David Baillot How Robots Can Help Combat COVID-19: Science Robotics Editorial Can robots be effective tools in combating the COVID-19 pandemic? A group of…

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