Walking and slithering aren’t as different as you thinkNew mathematical model links up slithering with some kinds of swimming and walking, and it could make programming many-legged robots easier.
Community-builder Leon Pryor takes Detroit’s FIRST Robotics program to new heightsHaving excelled in careers at Microsoft, Amazon, and now Meta, the alum and renowned video game engineer co-founded The Motor City Alliance to make Detroit a powerhouse for FIRST Robotics teams
Redesigning an Electrical Engineering curriculum with a focus on systems principles and engineering design
With new courses at the freshman, sophomore, and junior levels, Michigan ECE is training tomorrow’s engineers to be leaders in a diverse workforce in service to society.
Shai Revzen receives inaugural Robotics Institute Teaching Award for hands-on approach to education
Course encourages students to come up with their own robot designs.
BigANT tackles the wave field
Prof. Shai Revzen’s lab in ECE has developed an inexpensive technique to rapidly fabricate a variety of useful robots.
Building more stable four-legged robots
A biologist turned roboticist takes a closer look at dog gaits to help design better movements for four-legged robots.
How to build a BigANT – Shai Revzen’s critter-inspired robots
How to build fast and cheap robots
Shai Revzen part of a new five-institution MURI focused on the control of dynamic systems
As a member of the DDOTS to PICS MURI, Revzen will advance modeling and control of dynamic systems.
EECS research highlighted at 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference
The University hosted the 2016 Robotics: Science and Systems Conference, which allowed attendees to hear about the latest in robotics through talks, presentations, workshops, and tutorials.
ECE welcomes new engineering robotics center
The center, to be built on North Campus, will offer state-of-the-art facilities in a 3-story, 100,000 square foot building.
Cockroaches and Robots: Reverse engineering the balance systems of animals
These new insights could one day help engineers design steadier robots and improve doctors’ understanding of human gait abnormalities.
Translating animal movement into better robotic design
Revzen believes that his findings can be used to engineer better man-made devices, including prosthetic limbs and complete robots.