Complex aerial displays of starling flocks mitigate the risk of predation. New paper suggests cognitive cost
is a way to explore the phenomenon of the confusion effect
The suite’s simulated objects could fill a large dataset gap for the UAV-based computer vision systems used in searching for maritime objects.
Now a postdoctoral researcher, Halder and his UIUC colleagues developed mathematical models and control based on flexible octopus arms.
Work by Clark School faculty, alumni and students is published on IEEE Access.
The minute robots could one day provide backup to pollinators.
Baltimore-based MissionGO wins one of the largest UAS service contracts in the world and traces roots to UMD.
The 2022 International Conference on computer vision will be held in person and online from October 23 to October 27, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The ability to mathematically model and simulate oysters will help scientists more quickly and accurately detect the density of the bivalves in the Chesapeake Bay.
15 MRC faculty and researchers to present 15 papers at IROS 2022
Change reflects expanded scope of history-making facility.
UMD researchers use AI and robotics to help revive a struggling industry.
UROC's new director discusses its role in UMD research and the planned Chesapeake UAS Route Network.
The University of Maryland rises to the occasion of hosting three intense, complex RoboNation competitions in three months.
Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative will support Ph.D. fellowships, seminars, student diversity groups and more.
As a Test Site engineer, Moschler gained early experience with UAS Traffic Management.
An expert on lidar and laser systems, Mitchell draws from his industry experience to challenge and inspire students.
UAS Test Site teams up with NOAA to test use of drones in validating satellite imagery.
Maryland Engineering earns a top spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report
Best Graduate Schools rankings among over 200 colleges.
Deadline for Fischell Institute faculty affiliates to submit young investigator proposals is April 15, 2022.
The five interdisciplinary projects funded by the BBI offer cutting-edge approaches to translational neuroscience.
The pair join nine other NAI Fellows with ties to the Clark School and the University of Maryland.
Eight campus makerspaces where Terps turn out the next big thing
When an innovator wanted to engineer a more advanced and equitable society, he chose a research and education powerhouse with global impact, and came to Maryland.
Abshire, Fisher and Hu honored for outstanding success in scholarly accomplishment and excellence in teaching.
Kantor is leading Carnegie Mellon University’s work in a new AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture, a joint initiative of the USDA and NSF.
Palm-sized autonomous robots could help bees pollinate flowers, search out survivors and watch patients for problems
Achievement opens the door for new advances in soft robotics.
They join seven other UMD faculty members breaking into the top 1000 scientist rankings based on their prolific research output.
The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.
University of Maryland researchers will present 15 papers at the IEEE International Conference on Robotis and Automation (ICRA 2021) to held on May 30 to June 5, 2021.
Fourteen Clark School students pursuing their Ph.D.s in engineering have been awarded Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships by the University of Maryland Graduate School.
The awarded work focuses on improving the efficiency of virtual agents used in areas like virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), online learning, and virtual social interactions.
From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.
The Clark School community stands united with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islanders colleagues.
The Maryland Robotics Center will administer the program, which begins in Fall 2021.
The Perception and Robotics Group is the first to use morphable design to achieve a variable baseline stereo vision system on a quadrotor UAV.
Drones were used to help measure emissions at an explosives decontamination site.
Timothy Horiuchi is a co-author on the research published in IOP Bioinspiration & Biomimetics
UMD UAS Test Site Marks National Drone Safety Awareness Week, now in its second year.
International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - From 25 October 2020 until 29 November 2020
The resulting "network of networks" will further the scientific grand challenge of developing neuromorphic artificial intelligence.
The team will help farmers tap the economic potential and environmental benefits of shellfish aquaculture.
Researchers tackle complexities of autonomous robots as a coronavirus solution.
COVID-19 has demonstrated possible future uses in public health emergencies, writes UMD's Matt Scassero.
UMD President-Designate Darryll Pines inspires a culture of excellence at the Clark School, where everyone plays a part.
Manocha has received the highest honor bestowed on tenured faculty members at the University of Maryland.
Echinoderm-inspired robots could perform many difficult, dangerous tasks.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2020 will be held online from May 31st to August 31st. MRC researchers will be presenting 16 papers at this conference.
Researchers aim to prevent disease spread during endotracheal intubation procedures for COVID-19 patients.
Fischell Institute, Mechanical Engineering researchers designed a rapid deployment COVID-19 testing booth.
Clark School researchers are working to create solutions and pool resources in efforts to minimize the spread of the disease, provide critical aid to health care workers and their patients, and monitor the impact of social distancing and travel restrictions.
The annual Alumni Cup competition is hosted by the Clark School's Engineering Alumni Network.
Paley and students develop a state-feedback control law to allow the autonomous robot to demonstrate 'pure pursuit.'
The "smart bra" is a low-cost wearable device that could conceivably detect breast cancer early enough for treatment.
Pratap Tokekar is an MRC faculty member and assistant professor of CS
Paper published in IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
evaluates UAV team communication performance in imperfect communication conditions.
'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.
His appointment will begin July 1, 2019.
Deadline for submitting an application is July 30.
Maryland Robotics Center Demos on Maryland Day 2019
The groundbreaking effort by Maryland faculty and researchers could help expand donor access to transplantation.
Campus Innovators to be Honored at 2019 Innovate Maryland event
The research, led by Siemens Corporate Technology, will create a high-level, standardized declarative language for robot programming.
Deadline to submit team entry form is Feb. 18. The Maryland Robotics Center is organizing the competition.
"Power in numbers" is how Michael Otte, an engineer at the University of Maryland, approaches robot decision making.
Joint project aims to design an air taxi that could “hop” from Baltimore to D.C. in 15 minutes.
The team competed at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Madrid.
The program will foster multidisciplinary collaborations among Maryland Robotics Center faculty.
The REU was led by Hugh Bruck and Sarah Bergbreiter, along with Clark School faculty and graduate student mentors.
The topic for this civil discourse event at Arena Stage in D.C. is "The Robots Are Coming."
For the UAS Test Site this means supporting and catalyzing progress in three key areas.
New research combines computer vision research, forensic science, and psychology.
Three teams win prize money for drone projects.
New research could help explain why nature still beats robots, and describes how machines might take the lead.
Deadline for applications is April 16.
Maryland's is among the first “core swarm sprints” projects awarded in DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program.
Twu has worked on both the Parker Solar Probe and the 2020 Mars Rover.
See where 2017 took the experts of the UAS Test Site.
Moving towards a more diverse and inclusive campus.
View landscapes and research operations at three locations.
Regli, an ISR alumnus, will begin his appointment in January 2018.
Yu develops sensors useful in a variety of robotics applications.
The project marks the first time a UAS Test Site operator has flown using only instrumentation and cameras.
Increasing the quantity and quality of underrepresented minority students in STEM.
Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.
Baras created algorithms and protocols by which Internet services can be delivered over satellite.
Student Teams Build, Battle Robots to Secure Spot in International Championship
Yi programs a KUKA industrial robot to dance with humans in his work.
Maryland students and their rover 'Frigg' win first place at the 2015 Robo-Ops Competition.
CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to speak on May 22.
Grad student Bryan Hays and NAO robot volunteer to teach programming to K-12 students.
Research shows dragonflies use predictive control strategies, not just simple reactions, to capture prey.
Paper is finalist for two awards at IROS 2014.
UMD researchers discuss new approaches to imitation learning for robots in ASME's Mechanical Engineering's September issue.
At least 50 disciplines represented at full-day event.
Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.
Research ranged from robotic skin to leg designs, inertial tail actuators, and more.
Microrobotics researcher one of 83 "outstanding young engineers" invited to prestigious event.
'As fast as their tiny 'bot' legs will carry them! Micro-robots, smaller than a penny, could one day swarm to the rescue.'
The STS Robotics Service Learning Program Works with Five K-12 Schools
Undersea robot more efficient than commercial digging devices
EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.
Director of UMD's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory speaks about challenges facing Amazon's drone delivery program.
The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
New models and equations aid in understanding of natural phenomena, has implications for engineered networks of robots.
Undergraduate aerospace design team places second at NASA RASC-AL competition.
Clark School of Engineering undergrads help middle and high school students prepare, compete.
More than 20 undergraduate students participate in research projects sponsored by ECE and IREAP.
Dr. Jaydev P. Desai (UMD) and Dr. David J. Foran (CINJ) Principal Investigators on study to improve understanding and management of breast cancer
Professionals and budding engineers take in speakers, demonstrations, labs.
Mechanical engineering professor selected by National Academy of Engineering as "emerging leader."
MINIR functions in an intraoperative MRI environment.
Research will coordinate neural and mechanical studies on lamprey locomotion.
Article to be published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Government officials, industry representatives, prospective students attend Maryland Robotics Day.
Paley studies schooling fish to improve motion coordination in unmanned vehicle teams.
Next-generation micro air vehicles feature folding-wing technology.
Class captures real-world challenges with open-ended problems, team-based collaboration.
Gupta also finalist in information science category; Gary Rubloff finalist in physical science.
Team launched fleets of underwater vehicles into the Pacific Ocean