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SCHOOL OF MECHANICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING Mechanically-Intelligent Autonomous Robotics (MIAR) Laboratory


Our research focuses on autonomous robotic systems that utilize natural mechanical features as a part of their intelligence. The goal of our research is to address the fundamental challenges of robots: modeling, sensing, control, and planning. Our research targets emerging technologies in human-robot interaction including home care and search and rescue.

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  • 2024-4: MIARers (Christopher Ninatanta, Kyle Yoshida, and Justin Allen) presented their work at Robosoft 2024!