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  • Building-Wide Intelligence Robots in LARG Lab
    These robots are being designed and programmed to navigate autonomously through the building and interact with people.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ReNeu Harmony upper body exoskelton
    ReNue Lab's HARMON is an upper body exoskeleton designed for rehabilitation
  • 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

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

Sun, 10/08/2017

Peter Stone was interviewed for Manuel Sagars' upcoming documentary on "Digital Transformation." You can watch the interview or read the transcript

Sun, 10/01/2017

Dr. Andrea Thomaz was awarded the IROS Toshido Fukuda Young Profressional Award for Outstanding Contributions to Human Robot Interaction during the 2017 IEEE/RSJ IROS conference held in Vancouver, Canada. Congratulations to Dr. Thomaz!

Sun, 10/01/2017

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin seeks outstanding applicants for tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in any emerging area in Mechanical Engineering. Applicants are sought at the rank of Assistant and Full Professor.


  • Sandia National Labs
  • Omnicell
  • ARM