NASA awarded our team a Valkyrie humanoid robot. We are looking forward to collaborating with NASA, our colleagues at MIT and Space Robotics Challenge competitors to advance the autonomy on Valkyrie. This is an exciting project between Northeastern University professors Taşkın Padır (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Robert Platt (College of Computer and Information Science), and University of Massachusetts, Lowell professor Holly Yanco (Computer Science). More information

Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Laboratory

The Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Laboratory (RIVeR Lab) at Northeastern University, originally founded in 2010 at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, aims to advance the capabilities of autonomous robots and intelligent vehicles. Research activities focus on design, analysis, implementation and control of intelligent vehicles, mobile robots, walking robots, manipulators and adaptive systems. Aligned with Northeastern University core values of contribution, diversity, engagement, integrity, and opportunity, our projects bring science and technology together with real-world problems.

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Robotics Seminar: Konstantinos Tsiakas

Title: Interactive Learning and Adaptation for Personalized Robot-Assisted Training Speaker: Konstantinos Tsiakas The Heracleia Human Centered Computing Laboratory Computer Science and Engineering Department The University of Texas Arlington Time: 12 December 17,...

Robotics Seminar: Nandan Banerjee

Title: vSLAM on the Roomba Speaker: Nandan Banerjee Robotics Software Engineer at iRobot Corp. Time: 19 October 17, Thursday, 3:30pm Place: ISEC 140, 805 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02120 Abstract: SLAM has been around since the 1990s - it wasn't as powerful as it is...

Robotics Seminar: N. Andrew Browning

Title: High speed reactive obstacle avoidance and aperture traversal using a monocular camera Speaker: Andrew Browning, PhD Deputy Director of R&D at SSCI Time: 10 October 17, Tuesday, 11:00am Place: ISEC 140, 805 Columbus Ave., Boston, MA 02120 Abstract: Flight...

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