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.
Here's a list of May graduates with ISR ties---at all degree levels.
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.
Their project is titled, "Ensuring Fairness via Federated Learning Beyond Consensus."
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.
Researchers with UMD ties develop a modiifed social force model to predict how pedestrians interact with micro-mobility vehicles.
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.
ISR advisors graduated 22 Ph.D., 2 M.S., and 4 M.S.S.E. new alumni in December!
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.
She is one of six Clark School faculty honored at the university's annual convocation.
Students selected for the UMD UAS Test Site’s summer internship program brainstorm. design and test real-world applications.
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.
Institute for Systems Research faculty advised PhD, MS, BS and 12 MSSE students who graduated in May 2021.
The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.
The $68M 'ARTIAMAS' research agreement features faculty from UMD and UMBC.
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.
New paper presents control laws that stabilize planar formations of mobile agents.
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.
Work by Paley, Craig and Yeo equips quadrotors with custom flow probes that measure wind velocity.
Quantitative research will help better assess risks and benefits, while providing a foundation for planning.
Five new proposals have been selected for seed grants under a program designed to support interdisciplinary research.
The Clark School annually presents the E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty at its winter commencement.
'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.
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
Trip also included visits to the Wyss Center and Imperial College London.
The Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award recognizes important contributions to the university.
The program will foster multidisciplinary collaborations among Maryland Robotics Center faculty.
Eight graduate students have received funding through the award since 2017.
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.
NSF's REU program provides undergraduate students with hands-on exposure to scientific research.
The faculty members' new rank will become effective on July 1.
Researchers will create soft underwater robot appendages that mimic functionality found in sea stars; Werley is a co-PI.
Khaligh will receive the E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty at winter commencement.
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.
The program prepares Ph.D. students for academic careers in top-50 engineering schools.
NAE-sponsored event brings together emerging engineering leaders.
Tan earned a 2002 Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland.
Derek Paley is PI; alum Xiaobo Tan is one of the co-PIs.
Award given for Paley's work in collective behavior in robotic and natural systems.
Visitors meet bio-inspired, miniature, networked, underwater robots, and more.
Program prepares students for academic careers in top-50 engineering schools.
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.
UMD researchers were honored yesterday at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Derek Paley, Sean Humbert and alumnus Xiaobo Tan are collaborators on the project.
15 Department of Aerospace Engineering's faculty honored for successful research funding efforts.
First colloquium on Feb. 5 features Derek Paley.
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."
Clark School program prepares students for academic careers in Top-50 engineering schools.
Ten undergrads from around the country give talks on their summer projects.
Event for high school students introduces concepts of neurophysiology and robotics.
ISR welcomes four new joint appointments and one new affiliate faculty member.
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.
ISR welcomes Desai, Humbert, Jacob, Paley, Qu and Smela.
Paley will study information transmission in biological groups.