robotics

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) has a new website!

PIRE is a team of US researchers and collaborators from South Korea and Japan with expertise in soft robotics to advance the state of the art, as well as to train and prepare the future workforce to tackle emerging challenges in soft robotic systems.
ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics

Robotic Fingertip System Developed for Grasping Delicate Objects

The ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics will publish an abstract in its December 2017 issue detailing a novel fingertip system with a two-layer structure for robotic hands.
Kumar Robotics

GRASP Team Wins at International Robotics Competition

Giuseppe Loianno, Dinesh Thakur, and Justin Thomas competed at the Mohammed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge, March 16-18, 2017 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Along with their teammates from Czech Technical University in Prague and the University of Lincoln, they won 1st Place in Challenge 3, 2nd Place in Challenge 1, and 3rd Place in the Grand Challenge.