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[2018] Grant from National Robotics Initiative program

Faculty fellow and director Prashant Doshi is leading a collaboration that received a large three-year grant from NSF as part of the National Robotics Initiative 2.0. The grant will enable research on inverse learning of robot behavior for collaborative tasks on factory floors. It also...

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[2017] Grant from National Robotics Initiative program

Faculty fellows Charlie Li and Javad Mohammadpour are leading a team that received a large three-year grant from USDA as part of the National Robotics Initiative 2.0. The grant will enable robot-assisted field based high throughput phenotyping of plants, and will involve coordination between drones and...

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Chi Thai publishes "Exploring Robotics with ROBOTIS Systems"

Exploring Robotics with ROBOTIS Systems by Chi Thai was recently published by Springer and is available for download at SpringerLink.  In it Thai uses a learner-centric approach to teach robotics concepts using kits and other hardware from ROBOTIS, such as BIOLOID, Dynamixel servos and DARWIN...

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New robotic systems acquired

Thanks to a 50/50 partnership between College of Engineering and the Provost's Office , graduate instruction and research, CENGR has acquired two Robai bi-handed robots based on the Cyton 300 and 3 DJI S-900 Hexacopters. These platforms are intended for robotics projects in precision agriculture....

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Mid-semester gathering

Faculty of Robotics held its mid-semester gathering of Faculty Fellows and student researchers on Oct 31 featuring a very exciting agenda of speakers: 12:30p - 12:45p Meet and greet over refreshments 12:45p - 1:05p Short presentation by UGA's TCO and Corporate Connect (Cory Acuff, Gennaro Gamma and Tyler Duggings) 1:10p...

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CR2G proposals awarded.

Three proposals were selected for funding from the core robotics research grant (CR2G) program: 1. "STEAM Learning with Humanoid Robots", David Saltz (PI), Chi Thai (Co-PI) and ChanMin Kim (Co-PI) 2. Development of Co-Robots to Control Weeds in Organic Food Production", Changyin Li (PI), George Boyhan (Co-PI), Javad Mohammadpour (Co-PI)...

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Grant awarded to develop RobotSTEM

Faculty Fellows Kim and Doshi are part of a grant from UGA's inaugural Interdisciplinary Proposal Development program. The project is on developing RoboSTEM, a collection of open educational resources to help elementary school teachers teach STEM subjects through robotics and design-based learning....

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