robotics News

What Might the Future Hold?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

At Stanford's Future Fest, a group of engineers from industry and academia discuss artificial intelligence, the "revolution" in biology and the balance between risk and regulation.

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Meet "Hedgehog": Your tour guide to asteroids, comets and other things that whirl around the solar system

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A team of engineers builds a cube-like rover for exploration in some of the most extreme conditions in space.

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Stanford team develops software to predict and prevent drone collisions

Friday, December 11, 2015

How do we prevent collisions when thousands of drones are flying in congested areas? A software-enabled system could play the role of an autonomous air traffic manager for unmanned flights.

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Stanford, Toyota to collaborate on AI research effort

Friday, September 4, 2015

Led by Associate Professor Fei-Fei Li, the new SAIL-Toyota Center for AI Research will focus on teaching computers to see and make critical decisions about how to interact with the world. At the outset, research will address intelligent robotics and autonomous cars.

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Stanford engineering students teach autonomous cars to avoid obstacles

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The best way to survive a car accident is to avoid collisions in the first place. Professor Chris Gerdes' engineering students are developing algorithms and pop-up obstacles that could lead to safe autonomous driving.

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Stanford Computer Science Professor Honored for Robotics Work

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Oussama Khatib is a winner of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Service Award

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Battle of the 'bots – Stanford students' robots duel amid raucous cheers

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Best finals project ever? Students in the Introduction to Mechatronics course build robots to do battle, sumo wrestler-style, to display their mastery of combining mechanical, electrical and computer engineering skills.

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Stanford researchers develop acrobatic space rovers to explore moons and asteroids

Sunday, December 30, 2012

An autonomous system for exploring the solar system's smaller members, such as moons and asteroids, could bring us closer to a human mission to Mars.

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Underwater robots from Stanford smart enough to explore treacherous deep-ocean terrain

Monday, November 26, 2012

Engineers at Stanford's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute have developed autonomous underwater vehicles that can photograph regions of the ocean floor that were once too risky for these robotic explorers.

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Shelley, Stanford's robotic racecar, hits the track

Monday, August 13, 2012

Stanford's self-driving Audi TTS, Shelley, hit 120 mph on a recent track test. Combined with new research on professional drivers' brain activity, the car's performance could get even better.

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Stanford student-designed robots play games, make art, try to catch a toy helicopter

Monday, July 16, 2012

At their final class presentation, students show off the robots they conceived and designed during the last few weeks of the course.

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Robots dazzle spectators at Stanford block party, job fair

Monday, April 16, 2012

Inventors, researchers and toymakers showed off a variety of robots that do everything from dance to the King of Pop to help doctors perform more precise surgical procedures.

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Stanford student's robotic invention moves toward a business

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Engineering student Jeff Kessler learned his robotic chops in Stanford classes, and found financial support for his robotic puppet from strangers online.

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Robotic presidential candidates vie for votes

Monday, March 12, 2012

Stanford Engineering students apply electronics smarts to mock election.

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