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Grad School Hub had some kind words to say about our fledgling robotics program, and after just one one year, has us in the top 10 robotic programs in the nation. From their web site: "The University of Texas at Austin only established its robotics program last year, making this one of the youngest robotics engineering degrees in the country. So how is it also one of the best?

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Profs. Niekum, Sentis, Stone, and Thomaz were selected to receive an HSR robot from Toyota and will participate in the first RoboCup@Home Standard Platform League in Nagoya, Japan during the summer of 2017.

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Threading the needle video

The Nuclear & Applied Robotics Group took its hands-free interface for high precision on the road a few weeks back and deployed the system on a robot at the Southwest Research Institute who were kind enough to produce a nice video of the results.