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  • Dreamer in the Human Centered Robotics Lab
    Dreamer showing off its beautiful facial expressions, and articulated arms and torso. Researchers are developing novel controllers for Dreamer to achieve collaborative tasks with human users.
  • Reneu's ACT Hand
    Anatomically Correct Test-bed (ACT) Hand with human-like bones, joints, tendons and muscles
  • RoboCup 2016
    The UT Austin Villa robot soccer team participating in an international RoboCup Competition.
  • NRG's Robotic Arms
    Industrial Reconfigurable Anthropomorphic Dual-arm (IRAD) System for use in gloveboxes and other hazardous environments. It replaces or augments operators performing radiochemistry or manufacturing tasks
  • RoboCup 2016
    The UT Austin Villa robot soccer team participating in an international RoboCup Competition.
  • ReNeu Harmony upper body exoskelton
    ReNue Lab's HARMON is an upper body exoskeleton designed for rehabilitation
  • Building-Wide Intelligence Robots in LARG Lab
    These robots are being designed and programmed to navigate autonomously through the building and interact with people.
  • Hume in the Human Centered Robotics Lab
    Hume remains balanced while walking by observing the center of mass position error relative to a reference path and re-planning at every step a new trajectory.

Robotics Research

Researchers in multiple departments work to advance the capaibity of robotics numerous application spaces including social, surgical, rehabilitation, vehicles, drilling, manufacturing, space, nuclear, and defense.

Robotics Education

UT has world-class opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate education and offer a Graduate Portfolio Program in Robotics


Robotics Outreach

UT researchers regularly host robotics activities to engage the community at-large. These include lab tours, workshops and also on-site demonstrations.

News & Events

Fri, 06/02/2017
A paper led by a UT graduate student Prashant Rao from the ReNeu Robotics Lab has won the ‘Best Robotics Manipulation Award’ at ICRA 2017! Prashant collaborated with a graduate student Gray Thomas from the Human Centered Robotics Lab. Congraulations to Prashant, Gray and their advisors Dr. Sentis and Dr. Deshpande
Thu, 06/01/2017

UT Professor Peter Stone is features in this article from the AAAS Science Magazine. From the article: "[Todd] Hester and Peter Stone, a computer scientist at the University of Texas in Austin, developed a new algorithm, Targeted Exploration with Variance-And-Novelty-Intrinsic-Rewards (TEXPLORE-VENIR), that relies on a technique called reinforcement learning.

Wed, 05/24/2017

We invite you to join us to learn about UT's newly launched Robotics Consortium at the our kick-off showcase event (RSVP required).