Lab members Pengcheng Zhao, Patrick Holmes, and Dan Bruder represented the University of Michigan's Robotics Institute at the First Robotics Innovation Faire in downtown Detroit by showing off their Ghost Minitaur robot. They even caught the attention of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne! https://twitter.com/onetoughnerd/status
A new paper entitled, 'Stability basin estimates fall risk from observed kinematics demonstrated on the Sit-to-Stand task', by Victor Shia, Talia Moore, Patrick Holmes, Ruzena Bajcsy, and Ram Vasudevan, has been published in the Journal of Biomechanics. The full text can be found here.
Shannon Danforth has won the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship! Congratulations!
Shannon, Sean, and Matt have passed their Quals! Congratulations!
'Pairwise Consistent Measurement Set Maximization for Robust Multi-Robot Map Merging' by Joshua G. Mangelson, Derrick Dominic, Ryan M. Eustice, and Ram Vasudevan has been selected as a finalist for the best paper award at the upcoming International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2018). A pre-print of the paper can be found here.
Professor Vasudevan is teaching a course on perception and control for self-driving vehicles in the Fall 2017 semester.