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Four-Legged Robot Traverses Tricky Terrains Thanks to Improved 3D Vision

June 13, 2023

Researchers led by UC San Diego have developed a new model that trains four-legged robots to see more clearly in 3D. The advance enabled a robot to autonomously cross challenging terrain with ease—including stairs, rocky ground and gap-filled paths—while clearing obstacles in its way.

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.

This 3D Printed Gripper Doesn’t Need Electronics To Function

July 27, 2023

This soft robotic gripper is not only 3D printed in one print, it also doesn’t need any electronics to work. The device was developed by a team of roboticists at UC San Diego, in collaboration with researchers at the BASF corporation.

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…

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.

UC San Diego Launches Robotics Institute

October 29, 2015

…object from the soft robotic gripper. UC San Diego Launches Robotics Institute The Jacobs School of Engineering and Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego have launched the Contextual Robotics Institute to develop safe and useful robotics systems. These robotics systems will function in the real…

UC San Diego Roboticists Shine at Human Robot Interaction 2024 Conference

March 26, 2024

UC San Diego robotics research—from supporting patient home care and stroke rehabilitation to facilitating mission critical teamwork among first responders—was on display during the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI).

UC San Diego Grad Students Build a Robotics Community

March 15, 2018

…talk at the weekly robotics seminar he launched with mechanical engineering Ph.D. student Benjamin Shih. Photos by UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering / David Baillot UC San Diego Grad Students Build a Robotics Community UC San Diego nanoengineering Ph.D. student Caleb Christianson talks soft robotics, and puts his…

This Soft Robotic Gripper Can Screw in your Light Bulbs for You

October 10, 2017

How many robots does it take to screw in a light bulb? The answer: just one, assuming you’re talking about a new robotic gripper developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego. The engineering team has designed and built a gripper that can pick up and manipulate objects…

UC San Diego Alumni Power San Diego Robotics Ecosystem


November 14, 2019

…Alumni Power San Diego Robotics Ecosystem Local companies, alumni took part in the San Diego Robotics Forum on campus From companies worth billions of dollars to startups employing a small number of people, UC San Diego engineering alumni are at the core of the robotics ecosystem here in San Diego…

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