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Enhancing autonomous systems via flow sensing and estimation

September 30, 2022
The Aerospace Systems Modeling, Analysis, & Control Lab (AeroSMAC Lab) at the University of Minnesota is developing methods to model, analyze, and control fluid flows (e.g., air and water) to
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Optimizing Stroke Rehabilitation Through Robotic Assessments

September 30, 2022
A stroke can happen at any point across the lifespan, often leaving individuals with chronic motor, sensory, and cognitive impairments. A limitation to improving stroke rehabilitation is the
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Fall 2022 Letter from the Director

September 30, 2022
Minnesota Robotics Institute's director Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos discusses community outreach, summer camps, and the new cohort of MSR students.
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MnRI Tech Camps: A Success

August 16, 2022
The Minnesota Robotics Institute just wrapped up the first Robotics Summer Camp after three years. 29 curious and energetic middle-school students participated in 3 days of workshops and activities
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MnRI affiliated research wins ICRA 2022 Outstanding Student Paper

June 2, 2022
This years ICRA 2022 Outstanding Student Paper has gone to MnRI's Yang Yang, Xibai Lou, and Changhyun Choi. MnRI congratulates them, and all of this years winners, on their accomplishment.
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Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education

March 9, 2022
MnRI's Brad Holschuh and Nikos Papanikolopoulos have received an award for their contributions
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Spring 2022 MnRI Seed Grants

January 31, 2022
New rounds of exciting MnRI Seed Grant funding have been issued!
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Tech from CSE startup Innotronics shakes up the wake boat market

December 1, 2021
Mechanical engineering research leads to industry commercialization
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Minnesota Robotics Institute Biennial Report

September 28, 2021
Summarizing the impact made by the Minnesota Robotics Institute so far, the Biennial Report highlights also other successes in the organization.
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MnRI Faculty and grad student win honorable mention at CVPR 2021

June 22, 2021
Congratulations to CS&E Ph.D. student Yasamin Jafarian and assistant professor Hyun Soo Park for receiving the best paper honorable mention at the 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern
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Smart Bike Predicts Cars' Trajectories, Honks To Warn of Impending Crash

June 4, 2021
Onboard sensors and sophisticated algorithms could alert drivers, but what about cost?
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First-Hand Experience: Deep Learning Lets Amputee Control Prosthetic Hand, Video Games

June 1, 2021
Path-breaking work that translates an amputee's thoughts into finger motions, and even commands in video games, holds open the possibility of humans controlling just about anything digital with