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UC Riverside offers UC system's first master's degree in robotics

UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering now offers a Master of Science degree in robotics, the first and only one of its kind in the University of California system.

Four robotics professors receive prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Four robotics faculty members received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Awards this year.

Prof. Pasqualetti receives two IEEE awards

Together with his students and collaborators, Prof. Pasqualetti has received the 2020 Roberto Tempo Best CDC Paper Award from the IEEE Control Systems Society, and the 2020 IEEE Control Systems Letters Outstanding Paper Award.

A robot that tells growers when to water crops is on the way

The group is developing a robotic pressure chamber that can autonomously sample leaves and immediately test them on site to provide the freshest data.

NSF grant on distributed multi-robot joint localization and tracking

Professor Wei Ren received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant on distributed multi-robot joint localization and tracking.

UC Riverside computer scientists receive grant to improve security of visual artificial intelligence

Amit Roy-Chowdhury, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at UC Riverside’s Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, is leading a team that has received a grant totaling almost $1 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, to understand the vulnerability of computer vision systems to adversarial attacks.

Making ‘soft’ robots work harder

By adding this layer of “mechanical intelligence” onto the artificial decision-making algorithms that animate most robots, the researchers are building robots that are better able to navigate different environments, perform delicate tasks, or eventually be worn by people for therapeutic purposes.