A six hour interactive session at the Research and Learning Center, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History was held on the 11th of January, 2014. The Zeno robot engaged museum visitors in an educational experience. Zeno is a 2-feet tall child like humanoid robot that assists in research geared towards early detection and treatment [...]
Woo Ho Lee, Senior research scientist at NGS Group, attended the International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR) which was held in Bristol, on October 27th to 29th. The paper “Human-Robot Upper Body Gesture Imitation Analysis for Autism Spectrum Disorders” was presented and the authors of the paper are Isura Ranatunga, Monica Beltran, Nahum Torres, Nicoleta [...]
Students from Next Generation Systems and the University of Texas Arlington Research Institute presented projects and recent work with three robotics systems at the 3rd Annual Connecting Education with Industry held on October 29th in Fort Worth, Texas. The systems are used in research and student competitions including work regarding autonomous outdoor navigation, human-robot interaction and [...]
“Can you say hello to Zeno?” The elementary students in grades 3, 4 and 5, and the staff members at Canon Elementary School, Grapevine, Texas, were able to say this with great enthusiasm when the robot, Zeno, was brought to their school for an exhibition. The demonstration took place at the elementary school on October [...]
UT Arlington has recently partnered with RE2, a leading robotics company based in Pittsburgh, PA to compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC). Envisioned as a response to natural disasters, DARPA funded 18 teams worldwide to develop robot software and hardware to compete in 8 demanding challenges, including:
Robot will ingress and drive a utility [...]
We would like to announce that as of this Fall, the US NIST has passed on organizational duties for the annual Microrobotics Challenge to the IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Micro-Nano Robotics and Automation.
For ICRA 2013, a committee composed of Prof. Dan Popa, Prof. Dave Cappelleri, and Dr. Jason Gorman will organize the Mobile [...]
- Two student-engineering teams win international challenges
- Interacting with a Robot: Meet Zeno!
- International Conference on Social Robotics
- Students present at 3rd Annual Connecting Education with Industry Event
- Can you say hello to Zeno?
- RE2-UTA DARPA Robotics Challenge Team Introduction
- IEEE RAS Mobile Microrobotics Challenge at ICRA 2013