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".
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!
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.
Cathal Kearney, Meghan Huber, and Ilia Karatsoreos received a UMass Interdisciplinary Faculty Research Award for their project "A Stitch in Time: Synchronizing Wound Healing with our Body Clock".