Welcome to the Robotics Lab@IIT. Our research is in the general area of robotics with specific attention to mobility in challenging environments.
December 2014: Congratulations to alum Gareth Meirion-Griffith who will be starting a new job at JPL as a Systems Engineer II in February!
December 2014: The Robotics Lab moved into its new home-over 1000 sq. ft. of brand new lab space!
September 2014: The toy version of our HyTAQ robot is now for sale. Make sure you by the licensed version from Odyssey Toys. There are still a couple of rip-offs out there!
July 2014: Arash Kalantari had a paper accepted to IEEE Transactions on Robotics.
April 2014: Prof. Spenko won the 2014 Bauer Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award at IIT and the 2014 MMAE Excellence in Teaching Award.
April 2014: Marin Assaliyski successfully defended his M.S. thesis.
April 2014: The Robotics Lab returned to the Museum of Science and Industry for the third year in a row to exhibit our research. We brought the VIV, the latest HyTAQ, gecko-like grippers, and the autonomous perching test facility.
April 2014: Arash Kalantari won the 2014 IIT Sigma Xi Research Award for outstanding graduate student at IIT.
April 2014: Chenghui Nie successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis!
April 2014: Karan Mahajan won the MMAE poster competition for undergraduates with his work: Development of a Platform to Perform Autonomous Perching Maneuvers for Micro Unmanned Air Vehicles
January 2014: Don Ruffatto had two journal papers and two conference papers accepted.