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Scientists Imbue Robots with Curiosity

Scientists Imbue Robots with Curiosity

UT Professor Peter Stone is featured in this article from the AAAS Science Magazine

UT Austin announces Robotics Showcase Event!

UT Austin announces Robotics Showcase Event!

We invite you to join us to learn about UT's newly launched Robotics Consortium at the our kick-off showcase event (RSVP required).

Ufuk Topcu wins NSF CAREER Award

Ufuk Topcu wins NSF CAREER Award

Ufuk Topcu, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics, is one of eight UT Austin professors selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive a 2017 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

UT Robotics Teams Join Forces for RoboCup@Home Standard Platform League

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

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

Keeping It Simple: Engineering Students Invent Device to Improve Physical Therapy

Keeping It Simple: Engineering Students Invent Device to Improve Physical Therapy

In 2014 the Seton Brain and Spine Recovery Center had a problem. Their patients were performing shoulder exercises incorrectly and subjecting themselves to further injury. Dr. Sulzer and his students went straight to work to address the problem.

Outracing champion Gran Turismo drivers with deep reinforcement learning

Outracing champion Gran Turismo drivers with deep reinforcement learning

Joint project with Sony AI, and colleagues at Texas Robotics featured in Nature

Topcu to Work with Consortium Selected to Pioneer New Autonomy Capabilities

Topcu to Work with Consortium Selected to Pioneer New Autonomy Capabilities

Oden Institute Professor Ufuk Topcu will participate in the new U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Center of Excellence for Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments.

Dr. Scott Niekum Receives Young Investigator Award

Dr. Scott Niekum Receives Young Investigator Award