About Maryland Robotics Center
The Maryland Robotics Center is an interdisciplinary research center housed in the Institute for Systems Research (link is external) within the A. James Clark School of Engineering (link is external). The mission of the center is to advance robotic systems, underlying component technologies, and applications of robotics through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary in nature and based on a systems approach.
The center's research activities include all aspects of robotics including development of component technologies (e.g., sensors, actuators, structures, and communication), novel robotic platforms, and intelligence and autonomy for robotic systems. [read more]
RoboSAM can collaborate with human on-call
Currently, robots do not have an ability to assess whether they can successfully complete a task or not. This is changing, however. Recent research by Professor Gupta’s team takes a step forward in the direction of developing technologies that allow robots to ask for help and collaborate on new terms. Read more | Research paper | Video (RoboSAM)