Aug. 20 - GRAB Lab PhD Student Joseph Belter won First Prize in the ASME Graduate Mechanism Design Competition - congratulations to Joe!
July 15 - Prof. Dollar has received the NASA Early Career Faculty award - Congrats!
May 15 - RightHandRobotics - The lab has spun off a company along with folks from Rob Howe's lab at Harvard. Good luck to Lael, Leif, and Yaro!
Dec. 10 - Prof. Dollar has been promoted to Associate Professor - great news!
Oct. 15 - Hari's paper entitled Energy-based limit cycle compensation for dynamically balancing wheeled inverted pendulum machines is a finalist for Best Student Paper at the 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. Great work, Hari!
Sept. 28 - The teams from the DARPA Robotics Challenge have received their ATLAS Humanoid Robots, complete with iHY Hands developed jointly between our lab, iRobot, and Harvard. Check out one teams documentation of trying out the ATLAS robot for the first time, with a few shots of the hands (ours are on the right arm).
Aug. 8 - Prof. Dollar has been awarded the 2013 DARPA Young Faculty Award.
Aug. 6 - PhD Student Kamran Shamaei took First Place in the ASME Student Robot Design Competition, Graduate Division. Congrats Kamran!
June 6 - The final version of our hand produced for the DARPA ARM-H program, produced with iRobot and Harvard, was featured in CNN's Outfront with Erin Burnett.
May 1 - Our paper entitled Finding Small, Versatile Sets of Human Grasps to Span Common Objects is a finalist for Best Manipulation Paper at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Congrats to Ian and the other authors!