U.S. Representative Glenn F. Ivey presented a proclamation honoring the AMAV team's NIST competition victory.
Student projects run the gamut from counterUAS to medical support in high-casualty scenarios.
Team’s Horizon drone leveraged unique design to balance hover and cruise performance with autonomous flight capabilities.
MRC researchers have a strong showing at ICRA 2023.
UMD Team wins NIST First Responder UAS Indoor Challenge with custom-built, low-cost drone, and takes home more than $150K in prize money.
Maryland Research Excellence Celebration honored faculty scholars and researchers for demonstrably elevating the university’s research visibility and reputation.
The $30 million program will accelerate innovative solutions to some of the world's most complex problems.
Twelve projects led by or involving Maryland Engineering faculty have been awarded funding through the Grand Challenges Grants Program, the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind ever introduced at the University of Maryland.
The ArtIAMAS cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory conducts research focused on safe, effective, and resilient capabilities and technologies that work intelligently and cooperatively with each other and humans.
The event emphasized research, advanced education, and outreach collaborations for the region, the state of Maryland and the nation.
Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative will support Ph.D. fellowships, seminars, student diversity groups and more.
Competition challenged students to develop innovative UAV solutions for first responders.
A multi-institutional program leverages UAS Test Site capabilities in search of new breakthroughs.
The MRC Graduate Assistantship Program is open to mid-career UMD Ph.D. students with Maryland Robotics Center advisors.
Maryland Engineering earns a top spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report
Best Graduate Schools rankings among over 200 colleges.
Organizations that earn the ARM Institute’s Endorsement pass a rigorous assessment process by proving that they provide students the skills needed for a career in manufacturing working with robotics.
The $10.3M second-year funding is one of the largest single-year sponsored research awards for the Clark School of Engineering.
Maryland engineering will benefit from state-of-the-art labs and facilities at USMSM.
New, $86 million facility to expand educational opportunities, autonomous vehicles research.
Sydrak Abdi, Sara Honarvar and Pedro Sandoval-Segura are the Fellowship recipients.
This project will plan a more ideal research infrastructure for roboticists and experts in modeling, simulation, testing, evaluation and software engineering.
He envisions scooters that could bring themselves to you when you need them—autonomously.
The Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. student is working with robotic "Driftcams" to document aquatic life at different depths of the oceanic rim ecosystem.
Competition challenges students to build remote-control electric-powered vertical take-off and landing vehicles.
The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.
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 project will enable autonomous underwater 3D mapping using underwater laser imaging.
Research and education hub continues to expand programs, outreach
Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems
is a comprehensive snapshot of the latest advances.
Beneficiaries include two Ph.D. fellowships in robotics, the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, a robotics capstone course, the Black Engineers Society and the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers.
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.
The program recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement along with equally outstanding accomplishments as teachers.
The electric-powered, vertical take-off and landing, micro air vehicle competition encourages student interest in autonomous/unmanned aircraft technology and small air vehicle design and fabrication.
Clark School faculty and additive manufacturing experts are working to 3D print protective face shields in response to critical PPE shortages.
Paley and students develop a state-feedback control law to allow the autonomous robot to demonstrate 'pure pursuit.'
The algorithm can guide a team of autonomous quadrotors to simultaneously build an occupancy graph of an uncertain environment and detect a single target moving on this graph.
Quantitative research will help better assess risks and benefits, while providing a foundation for planning.
'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.
""High Efficiency Water Segregator" won the grand prize.
Paley's term will begin July 1, 2019.
FIRE freshmen, AE undergrads and MEng Robotics students take first place in both categories at VFS Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge.
Maryland Robotics Center Demos on Maryland Day 2019
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.
Clark School Prof. Derek Paley wants autonomous underwater vehicles to have the same capabilities as fish.
Paley talks about how understanding the fluid movements of fish can help improve underwater vehicles.
Ten undergraduate students from throughout the US are conducting research under the guidance of MRC faculty.
The faculty members' new rank will become effective on July 1.
Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.
Three Clark School faculty attend NAE 2016 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Visitors could interact with a wide variety of robots, and learn how they were made and programmed.
Tan earned a 2002 Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.
Award given for Paley's work in collective behavior in robotic and natural systems.
Visitors meet bio-inspired, miniature, networked, underwater robots, and more.
Paley to receive 2014 E. Robert Kent Teaching Award during Clark School Winter Commencement.
Maryland Robotics Center shows a variety of robotic platforms.
The MSU professor's fish will track the movements of lake trout, walleye and lake sturgeon.
Research ranged from robotic skin to leg designs, inertial tail actuators, and more.
Derek Paley, Sean Humbert and alumnus Xiaobo Tan are collaborators on the project.
Professor receives three-year fellowship and is named Willis H. Young Jr. Professor of Aerospace Engineering Education.
ISR/AE faculty member has research interests in dynamics and control.
ISR/ME faculty member specializes in microrobotics.
The textbook introduces undergraduate students to engineering dynamics with an accessible, comprehensive and innovative approach.
Visitors were in town for the annual AUVSI conference.
Nine projects range from wings for MAVs to vision sensors for small robots to small grasping hands.
Paley will work on "Optimized Routing of Intelligent, Mobile Sensors for Dynamic, Data-Driven Sampling."
Ten undergrads from around the country give talks on their summer projects.
Event for high school students introduces concepts of neurophysiology and robotics.
Students will develop interdisciplinary research projects in 10-week program.
Robots from five research groups help promote Maryland Day activities.
Video explains how unmanned aircraft could help determine hurricane strength.
Paley studies schooling fish to improve motion coordination in unmanned vehicle teams.
Research will develop bio-inspired motion algorithms for autonomous vehicles.
Paley will study information transmission in biological groups.