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Ukrainian Volunteers Use 3D Printers to Save Lives

Ukrainian Volunteers Use 3D Printers to Save Lives

Texas Robotics would like to welcome Roman Mykhailyshyn, an Associate Professor of Automation Technological Processes and Manufacturing at Ternopil National Technical University, Ukraine. Dr Mykhailyshyn is joining us for the next year to continue his robotics research, as part of the UT Center for Russian and Eastern European and Eurasian Studies program to sponsor displaced Ukrainian scholars.

In a recent IEE Spectrum article, Dr Roman Mykhailyshyn highlights ways that volunteers in the Ukraine have used 3D printers to fabricate products used to support their troops and medics. 

UT Austin Selected for entry into EcoCAR EV Challange

UT Austin Selected for entry into EcoCAR EV Challange

Dr Joydeep Biswas of Texas Robotics and the College of Natural Sciences, along with Dr Junmin Wang and Dr Alex Huang of the Cockrell School of Engineering, are faculty advisors for the UT Austin team selected for entry into the EcoCar EV Challenge.

SparkCognition Parters with Texas Robotics

SparkCognition Parters with Texas Robotics

Professor Yuke Zhu Awarded NSF CAREER Award

Professor Yuke Zhu Awarded NSF CAREER Award

The National Science Foundation's CAREER Award celebrates early-career faculty who have demonstrated the potential to serve as academic role models and leaders in the mission of their department or organization. This is an annual award presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) from which recipients receive a federal grant for research and education activities.

Robot Soccer Players Move the Ball, and Technology, Forward

Robot Soccer Players Move the Ball, and Technology, Forward

Robot soccer is a test case for algorithms used in all kinds of applications, like using cameras for reasoning, or predicting the movements of others, said RoboCup President Peter Stone, who is also the executive director of Sony AI America, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and director of Texas Robotics.

TX Robotics featured in What Starts Here campaign

TX Robotics featured in What Starts Here campaign

The 2022 What Starts Here campaign highlights the collaboration between students and Faculty from Rehabilitation and Neuromuscular Robotics (ReNeu) and Clinical Neuroprosthetics & Brain Interaction (CNBI) labs.  

Keya Ghonasgi Selected for University Graduate Continuing Fellowship

Keya Ghonasgi Selected for University Graduate Continuing Fellowship

Outracing champion Gran Turismo drivers with deep reinforcement learning

Outracing champion Gran Turismo drivers with deep reinforcement learning

Joint project with Sony AI and TX Robotics featured in Nature

A Personal Experience Galvanizes Rehab Tech Researchers

A Personal Experience Galvanizes Rehab Tech Researchers

Many members of the UT community have rallied around James Sulzer — and his family.

US Patent Published by Inventors: Dr. Farshid Alambeigi, Alexander Cohen, Christopher R. Idelson, and Christopher Rylander

US Patent Published by Inventors: Dr. Farshid Alambeigi, Alexander Cohen, Christopher R. Idelson, and Christopher Rylander

Methods, systems and controllers for facilitating cleaning of an imaging element of an imaging device

'Feeling tumors': UT Austin, MD Anderson tech lets doctors better detect and cure fatal cancers

'Feeling tumors': UT Austin, MD Anderson tech lets doctors better detect and cure fatal cancers

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and MD Anderson Cancer Center are joining forces to better detect, diagnose and cure many common and fatal types of cancers.

According to the two UT System institutions, the goal is to combine the best expertise to improve patient outcomes.

Livie and the Robots

Livie and the Robots

James and Lindsay Sulzer have spent their careers developing technologies to help people recover from disease or injury. Their daughter’s freak accident changed their work—and lives—forever.

Can Robots Beat the World Cup Winners by 2050?

Can Robots Beat the World Cup Winners by 2050?

For football fans around the globe the pinnacle of the sport is the World Cup final. But what if that match was ultimately just the precursor to a game between the best humans and the best robots?

New UT program puts focus on ethical AI, building robots to do 'helpful tasks' - KXAN

New UT program puts focus on ethical AI, building robots to do 'helpful tasks' - KXAN

AUSTIN (KXAN) — How does society approach the ethical use of artificial intelligence and building robots?

It’s a question students at the University of Texas at Austin will soon have to take a deeper look into.

Called CREATE (Convergent, Responsible, and Ethical AI Training Experience for Roboticists), it will offer graduate coursework and professional development in responsible design and implementation

Robots for Humans - Texas CEO Magazine

Robots for Humans - Texas CEO Magazine

A Conversation with Dr. Nicholas Paine and Jeff Cardenas of Apptronik

The two 35-year-olds, who cofounded Apptronik and serve as its Chief Executive and Chief Strategy Officer respectively, didn’t get into the field of robotics to tinker around the edges. In fact, Nicholas told Jeff early on that his greatest fear was Apptronik becoming “a robot vacuum cleaner company.” These native Texans are thinking a lot bigger than an improved Roomba: We’re talking humanoid robots, Iron Man suits, and other innovations that have the potential to transform how humans live.

Professors Qixing Huang and Joydeep Biswas Awarded NSF Career Award

Professors Qixing Huang and Joydeep Biswas Awarded NSF Career Award

The National Science Foundation’s CAREER award is a prestigious award presented by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to early-career faculty who have showcased potential as academic role models and have shown excellence in their role as teacher-scholars. The award is given once every year and recipients receive a federal grant for research and education activities.

University of Texas and Bush Combat Development Complex Robotics Collaboration Begins

University of Texas and Bush Combat Development Complex Robotics Collaboration Begins

Research teams at The Texas A&M University System’s George H.W. Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC) and The University of Texas at Austin have begun a collaborative research effort to modernize the Army’s autonomous systems.

AI and Robotics: UT Austin Leads the Way

AI and Robotics: UT Austin Leads the Way

The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Natural Sciences and Cockrell School of Engineering are partnering on life-changing research in artificial intelligence and robotics — ensuring that UT continues to lead the way in launching tomorrow’s technologies. Learn more about Texas Robotics, the new Machine Learning Lab supported by a transformational gift from Amir and Zaib Husain, UT’s partnership with the Army Futures Lab and the campus being selected to house the NSF’s AI Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning. Presented by UT Austin’s College of Natural Sciences and Cockrell School of Engineering.

What Starts Here: Texas Robotics

What Starts Here: Texas Robotics

The Texas Robotics feature of UT Austin's "What Starts Here" video series. What Starts Here Changes the World. From human robot interaction and long term autonomy to surgery, recovery and rehabilitation, Texas Robotics is leading across fields. Anna Hiss Gymnasium is the hub for UT Austin's growing Robotics faculty and students. We hope to see many advances in the field of Robotics come from this Gymnasium in the coming years. Footage courtesy of the Longhorn Network.

Interview with Grit Ventures Academic Council Member, Dr. Justin Hart

Interview with Grit Ventures Academic Council Member, Dr. Justin Hart

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

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

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

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

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

José del R. Millán: Building the Brain-Computer Interface

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