Meghan Huber and Wouter Hoogkamer received a Collaborative Research Seed Grant from UMass ADVANCE for their proposal "Portable, robotic footwear to actively modulate foot-ground stiffness in real-time". Click here to read more!

Banu Abdikadirova, Jongwoo Lee, Neville Hogan, and Meghan Huber will present "Muscle-reflex model of human locomotion entrains to mechanical perturbations" at IROS 2021 this September.

Rod Grupen, Meghan Huber, Donghyun Kim, and Frank Sup received a Mutual Mentoring Grant from the UMass Office for Faculty Development for their proposal "Nurturing Robotics at UMass Amherst: Development of a Core Robotics Research Team". Click here to read more!

Dominic Locurto was awarded a Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium Summer 2021 Fellowship. Congratulations!

Connor Aikens-Kinney was awarded a Doctoral Fellowship from the College of Engineering at UMass. Congratulations!

Banu Abdikadirova was awarded a Dean's Fellowship from the College of Engineering at UMass. Congratulations!

Meghan Huber was quoted in a Forbes article on Walmart ending its contract with a developer of robots to track inventory in its store aisles. Click here to read!

Giuseppe Averta, Franco Angelini, Meghan Huber Jongwoo Lee, and Manolo Garabini are organizing a workshop at the 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) titled "Learning impedance modulation for physical interaction: Insights from humans and advances in robotics". Find out more at here!

Meghan Huber, Jongwoo Lee, Vibha Agarwal, Haley Warren, and Neville Hogan will present "Overground gait patterns changed by modulating hip stiffness with a robotic exoskeleton" at BioRob 2020 in New York City this November.

“Rigid soles improve balance in beam walking, but improvements do not persist with bare feet” by Meghan Huber, Enrico Chiovetto, Martin Giese, and Dagmar Sternad is now available in Scientific Reports. Click here to read!