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With a master's degree in robotics and autonomous vehicles from U-M, you will be ready for an exciting career in a booming field that promises to be the next growing frontier for engineers. This new 30-credit master's degree is designed to provide focused engineering education for students who are interested in a career involving the design, creation, and utilization of mobile robots or intelligent vehicles. Artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, autonomous vehicles, computational game theory, and mechanism design are only a few of the areas where this degree can be applied. More about the program...
U-M Robotics in Action
- Ask M: Jessy Grizzle Responds to Questions About MABEL and More
In these two videos from the Ask M series from the U-M News Service, University of Michigan EECS professor Jessy Grizzle responds to questions about MABEL, feedback control and more.
Watch this video and see Jessy Grizzle
answer questions about MABEL ...
Jessy Grizzle answers questions
about feedback control...
- A New Breed of Robots that
Today, unmanned ground vehicles—robotic ground vehicles capable of operating in a variety of environments and functioning in place of humans—are being used for a variety of commercial and military purposes.
Read the full article on the Mechanical
- Making Robots Walk Like People
Jessy Grizzle, Jerry W. and Carol L. Levin Professor of Engineering, appeared on Discovery Channel Canada's Daily Planet explaining the walking experiments his lab is conducting with the robot MABEL. (Grizzle appears just after the five-minute mark in this video clip.) RecordUpdate
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- U-M robot team wins international competition and $750,000
A team of 14 autonomous robots built by U-M students has won an international competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and its Australian counterpart, officials announced November 16 in Brisbane.
Read the full article on the Record Update...
- Futurist Sees Robot Manufacturing as Potential Michigan Market Niche
Associated Press (9/14): Futurist George Friedman thinks Michigan is uniquely situated to build robots that can help the disabled, tend the elderly, and perform many routine tasks. He cited the state's industrial know-how to build robots, talent at its universities, and benefits of weapons systems research being done at the US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command.
Read this article at Bloomberg Businessweek...
- Robotics cited as top area of U-M engineering research
Robots contributed to the University of Michigan's appearance in the ScienceWatch.com listing of the top 20 most-cited engineering institutions.
Find out how U-M ranked...