Peter Stone wins the Minnie Stevens Piper Teaching Award
Peter Stone, a professor of computer science at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the Minnie Stevens Piper Teaching Award, which celebrates outstanding postsecondary teaching.
Construction begins on Anna Hiss Gym to house robotics programs
Last week, construction began on the Anna Hiss Gymnasium to house UT robotics programs.
Ufuk Topcu Leads $7.5 Million Project to Create Truly Autonomous Systems
$7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) project aimed at developing artificial intelligence for UAVs.
Scott Niekum wins Career Award
Scott Niekum - along with three other UTCS professors—Vijay Chidambaram, Simon Peter, and Eric Price—have won the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development award for 2018.
Andrea Thomaz wins IEEE Young Professional Award
Dr. Andrea Thomaz was awarded the IROS Toshido Fukuda Young Profressional Award for Outstanding Contributions to Human Robot Interaction
The University of Texas launches the Robotics Consortium
The Robotics Consortium is a new initiative from UT Austin that seeks to forge a close relationship between university faculty and graduate students in robotics and our natural partners in industry.
UT Robotics Teams Join Forces for RoboCup@Home Standard Platform League
Professors Niekum, Thomaz, Sentis, Mooney, and Stone, along with their students and postdocs, are banding together to create a joint entry in the new RoboCup@Home Standard Platform League using the Toyota HSR robot.
IEEE and ROS-Industrial feature NRG's gestural interface for high precision tasks
The Nuclear & Applied Robotics Group takes its hands-free interface for high precision on the road