Interview with Grit Ventures Academic Council Member, Dr. Justin Hart, Associate Professor of Computer Science at UT Austin
As a professor of computer science at UT Austin and assistant director of Texas Robotics, Dr. Justin Hart is actively working to bring the robot-filled society of his childhood dreams to reality.
Our Child’s TBI: A Rehabilitation Engineer’s Personal Experience, Technological Approach, and Lessons Learned
Texas Roboticist Dr. James Sulzer shares a rehabilitation engineer’s personal experience with TBI after his daughter's injury.
Yaskawa Partnership Accelerates Robotics Research at The University of Texas at Austin
A new partnership between UT and Yaskawa aims to facilitate interdisciplinary research and innovation within the university's robotics community. Spearheaded by R&D lead at Yaskawa America, Motoman Robotics Division, and UTCS Alumnus Chetan Kapoor, this partnership is marked with a gift of a dual-arm, SDA10F robot that will be available for the use of the Texas Robotics faculty.
Bridging the Gap Between Industry and Academia
UT Austin collaborates with Bosch to drive automated research
Professor Peter Stone Named ACM Fellow by the Association for Computing Machinery
The award goes only to highly distinguished computer scientists representing the top 1% of ACM members.
José del R. Millán: Building the Brain-Computer Interface
This news feature is part of Dell Med's Voices, a series of profiles that highlight the people of Dell Med as they work to improve health with a unique focus on our community.
UT's ReNeu Robotics' Harmony Exoskeleton is featured in Dell Magazine's recent issue
Click below to for a link to the magazine. Harmony Exoskeleton's story begins on page 56.
Completed Robotics Lab Unveiled For Army Futures Command Research
Gov. Abbott, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy visit campus for demonstration-filled tour
Mobile Robotics Lab Reaches Milestone in Campus-Scale Autonomous Navigation
TXCS researchers have deployed an autonomous robot that navigates on the campus-scale, resilient to everyday changes and varying conditions.
Texas Robotics Co-Organizes AAAI Spring Sympoisum
"Machine Learning for Mobile Robot Navigation in the Wild" symposium to take place on March 22-24 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, USA.
Andrea Thomaz and Moxi on NBC Nightly News
Associate Professor Andrea Thomaz and Moxi made an appearance on NBC Nightly News and showed how robotics are helping essential workers.
Recent Texas Robotics Publications
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Anna Hiss Gymnasium South Wing Opens
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Welcome New Faculty
We would like to welcome Ann Majewicz Fey, David Fridovich-Keil, and Sandeep Chinchali.
New DARPA Project on Competency-Aware Machine Learning
UT Austin will be undertaking research on how robots can build competency models of their perception algorithms.
Peter Stone had Two Papers Accepted at the IJCAI
Peter Stone had two papers accepted at the IJCAI (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence)
Joydeep Biswas Presented an Accepted Paper at the EAAI
Joydeep Biswas presented paper at the EAAI (Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence) symposium.
Welcome New Faculty
We would like to welcome Farshid Alambeigi, Joydeep Biswas, Jose del R. MIllan, and Yuke Zhu.
New Algorithm and Exoskeleton Hardware for Full Body Worker Strength Augmentation
There are some recent results in human strength amplification control for semi-active multi-contact exoskeletons, using a 8-powered-4-passive-DOF lower body exoskeleton from Apptronik Systems.
UT Austin Robotics Researcher speaks at Austin Central Library
Robots have long fascinated humans for their amazing potential, but this is also a very real industry.
Aspiring mechanical engineers at UT Austin creating robots for the present and future
Robots are meant to make our jobs easier, but there are many questions about how we are supposed to interact with robots and how they will interact with us.
$2.7M Grant Funds Research on Intelligent Robots That Work Naturally with Humans
In the future, your co-worker might be a robot.
Roboticist Andrea Thomaz is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People
In September 2018, her company launched a five-hospital beta trial of Moxi, a hospital robot assistant that completes non-patient-facing tasks such as gathering and delivering supplies and lab samples.