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AASS Mobile Robotics Lab
University of Orebro, Sweden group specializing in topology-based maps, real-time deliberation, active perceptual anchoring, and fuzzy behavior-based control of mobile manipulators.
Active Structures Laboratory
Part of the Université Libre de Bruxelles Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Department that specializes in walking machines, gait control, micro robots, pipe robots, active isolation, and vibroacoustics.
Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics Centre
Middlesex University group specializing rehabilitation robotics, control systems, robot positioning, and automation of hazardous processes.
European IST project whose goal is to design an open, modular and generic software architecture for autonomous robotic systems diagnosis and control.
AG Technische Informatik
Based at the University of Bielefeld. Main research topics include biorobotics, cognitive robotics, sensorimotor control, and parallel computation.
ANU Robotic Systems Lab
Based at the Australian National University. RSL undertakes research projects with real robots working in the real world, in real time. Research topics include co-operative robot systems, mobile robot navigation, active vision, robot learning and human-robot/computer interaction.
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Laboratory
AIROLAB is part of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. The lab specializes in the software aspects of agent design and implemented of agent architectures are on various robots.
Artificial Muscle Research Institute
The goal of the institute is to develop, design, fabricate, test, and commercialize electrically and chemically controlled artificial muscles.
Artificial Perception Group
Research topics include architecture for multi-sensor integration and artificial perception, data fusion, active perception, and hierarchical multi-agents architectures.
Australian Centre for Field Robotics
University of Sydney group concerned with the application of advanced control, sensing and systems engineering principles to the development of autonomous machines operating in outdoor, variable and hostile environments.
Australian Research Network in Robotics
Aids the sharing of resources and ideas between robotics groups in Australia by summarising current projects and facilities throughout the country. Also has a list of robot-related events.
Automatic Control & Systems Engineering
University of Sheffield group specializing in intelligent systems and control, nonlinear systems, and signal processing.
Automation and Robotics Research Institute
ARRI is a University of Texas at Arlington research group specializing in design, analysis, simulation (discrete-event and kinematic) and prototype development of automated assembly, process, and material handling systems.
Autonomous Systems at GMD
Research groups include Adaptive Systems, Cognitive Robotics, Design Automation for Digital Systems, Innovative Application Design, Responsive Systems and Security Policies for Autonomous Systems.
Autonomous Undersea Systems Institute
AUSI is a not-for-profit research institute focused on promoting commercial applications of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), platforms and sensors.
Bilkent University Robotics & Sensing Laborato
Specializes in sensor data fusion for mobile robots. Based at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey
Bio-Mimetic Control Research Center
Topics include biological control systems, motor system control theory, biologically integrative sensors, and environment adaptive robotic systems. Site in English and Japanese.
Biomimetic Robotics Lab at Stanford University
Research on developing a new class of biologically inspired robots that are substantially more compliant and stable than current robots.
Biomimetic Underwater Robot Program
Northeastern University Marine Science Center program sponsored by DARPA and ONR. Focuses on autonomous underwater robots. Biomimetic neurotechnology is being used to create Lobster and Lamprey Robots.
BU Intelligent Mechatronics Lab
Boston University group that specializes in medical robotics, structural dynamics, and mobile robot communications.
Caltech Robotics Group
Research topics include sensor based motion planning, robot locomotion, control theory, medical robotics, and modular robots.
CEDRA - Center of Excellence in Design, Robotics a
Robotics Research department of The Sharif University of Technology, Iran.
Center for Distributed Robotics
Located at the University of Minnesota, research includes the coordination and deployment of multi-robot teams in various applications.
Center for Intelligent Robotics
CRI is a UNINOVA research group that specializes in sensorial systems, robotic systems, autonomous agents, and social implication of automation.
Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue
Non-profit research center based at the University of Florida. Led by Robin Murphy CRASAR develops robotic technologies to assist search and rescue teams.
Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems, Uni
Research center established in 1986 to provide manufacturing technological assistance for Kentucky's industries. Specializes in applied machine vision and industrial robotics.
Center for Self-Organizing and Intelligent Systems
Multi-disciplinary research group at Utah State University that focuses on the design, development, and implementation of intelligent, autonomous mechatronic systems.
Centibots: The 100 Robots Project
DARPA funded project using many small robots for mapping and search missions. Site includes videos and publications describing the collaborative communications architecture used by the Centibots.
Centre for Autonomous Systems
Based at Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan in Stockholm. The centre does research in (semi-) autonomous systems including mobile robot systems for manufacturing, domestic and outdoor applications.
CESAR Robotics
Part of the Center for Engineering and Science Advanced Research at Oak Ridge Laboratory. Specializes in multi-robot learning, cooperative, distributed heterogeneous sensing, mapping, path planning.
Charité Surgical Navigation and Robotics Lab
Engineers, computer scientists, and doctors work together at this lab to develop surgical robotics technologies.
The European network for CLimbing And WAlking Robots. Site includes newsletter, conference calendar, information on task forces, and publications list.
CMU Robotics Institute Manipulation Lab
Research into the fundamental mechanics of manipulation, the modelling of physical processes, and the minimum sensor information needed to accomplish a given manipulation task.
CMU Sensor Based Planning Lab
Specializes in topological simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) techniques as well as the development of highly-articulated snake robots, painting robots, and demining robots.
CMU TeamBots Multirobot control systems
Lists resources and software that have been developed as part of the CMU research project in multi robot control methods.
Cognitive Robotics at GMD
German National Research Center robotics group. Research areas include multi-robot cooperation, embodiment of cognitive functions in robots, and robot-environment interaction.
Coimbra Institute of Systems and Robotics
Specializes in robotics vision, autonomous systems, multi-sensor fusion, tele-operation, sensor development, motors and drives. Based at the University of Coimbra in Coimbra, Portugal.
Columbia University Robotics Group
Research interests include construction of geometric and photometric correct 3D models, 3D grasping and simulation, micro-manipulation, visual servoing, visual control, model-based planning.
Computer Vision and Robotics Research Group
University of Alberta group. Research topics include dexterous manipulation, vision-based world modeling for mobile robot exploration, and collective robotic intelligence.
CoMRoS - Cooperative Mobile Robot Systems
Group based at the University Stuttgart, Germany that work with cooperative planning and coordination of mobil robots.
Control Systems Engineering Group
Research areas include intelligent control and decision making; distributed, hierarchical, and hybrid systems and control; and fault tolerant control. Based at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.
Cornell Robotics and Vision Laboratory
Research topics include computer vision, distributed manipulation, and micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS). Based at the Computer Science department of Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States.
CSIRO Mining Automation
Research into the issues relating to automation of mining. Projects include automated digital terrain mapping, undersea exploration and mining, and rapid roadway development. Based at The Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies in Australia.
Cybernet Systems Corporation
A commercial research and development lab specializing in software intelligence, network connectivity, robotics, and man-machine interaction.
Design and Control of Mechatronical Systems
Lab at Johannes Kepler University Linz researching topics that include suitable modeling and control approaches and control-oriented process analysis and design.
DLR Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
Research topics include robotic systems, multibody dynamics, robust control, and control design engineering.
Embedded Systems and Robotics Lab (RESY)
Based at the University of Köln in Germany. Research-topics include navigation for milling, manipulation of deformable linear objects, and safety strategies for human-robot cooperation.
Engineering Sciences and Robotics - Oak Ridge Nati
ORNL is solving major challenges around the globe in advanced robotics and chemical process systems technology through a variety of research and development initiatives.
Enrico Piaggio Robotics Group
An interdepartmental Research Center of the University of Pisa devoted to the field robotics and bioengineering. The site includes research activities and researcher profiles.
EOEML Automation Research
Georgia Tech group developing robotics for poultry processing applications including computer vision systems, transport systems, and deboning robots.
EPFL Autonomous Systems Lab
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology research group specializing in autonomous control of robots in uncertain and highly dynamic environments.
ESG Lego Robotics Seminar
Provides information about the MIT Lego Robotics seminars. Site includes photos from past seminars, project lists, and links to resources.
ETHZ Institute of Robotics
Specializes in the dynamics of controlled system, mechatronics, robotics, and nanotechnology. IfR is part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich, Switzerland
FIU Robotics and Automation Laboratory
Florida International University research group specializing in teleoperation, telesensation, mechatronics, and fault-tolerant systems.
Fraunhofer Autonomous Intelligence Systems
Research areas include software agents, mobile robots, sensor-based navigation, and biomimetic robotics. Site in multiple languages.
Fraunhofer IFF Division of Automation
Research areas include robotic systems and intelligent sensor systems.
Frontios - Future Systems Engineering
Works with local Swedish Universities in the area of robotics, applied AI, fuzzy logic, neural nets, software engineering and management.
Georgia Tech Mobile Robot Lab
The lab's charter is to discover and develop fundamental scientific principles and practices that are applicable to intelligent mobile robot systems.
GMD Autonomous Systems and Robotics
Research topics include cognitive robotics, adaptive systems, cooperation, distributed real-time control, and goal-oriented navigation.
DARPA Mobile Autonomous Robot Software (MARS) project. MARS involves research into multi-level learning in hybrid deliberative/reactive mobile robot architecture.
GTRI ATAS Laboratory
Non-profit research group specializing in aerial robotics, entomopters, and advanced flight behaviors.
Hovercraft Testbed for Decentralized Control (HOTD
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign research project consisting of self-propelled and self-controlled hovercraft floating on a airhockey-type table.
HUT - Automation Technology Laboratory
Specializes in the field of automation technology including robotics, mechatronics and control of industrial processes.
HUT Automation Technology Laboratory
Helsinki University of Technology group specializing in mechatronics, perception, navigation, legged machines, and mobile robot societies.
ICS Computer Vision and Robotics Laboratory
Research efforts are directed towards visual perception of static and dynamic characteristics of the 3-D world (depth, shape, color, motion), object tracking, robot navigation and behaviour modelling.
INEEL Remote, Robotic, and Automated Systems Group
Research areas include multi-robot systems, robots performing 10,000 feet or more below sea-level, automation of commercial farming and mining equipment.
Institute for Automation
Research group based at the University of Leoben in Austria. Research topics include image processing, kinematics, machine learning, and industrial robotics.
Institute for Process Control and Robotics
Based at the University of Karlsruhe in Germany, this group performs research into sensor based autonomous robotics, collision-free motion planning, and human-robot cooperation.
Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems
IRIS is a University of Southern California group with a focus on molecular robotics, MEMS, programmable automation, computer vision, and mobile robots.
Institute of Automatic Control Engineering
Research interests include multi-modal telepresence and teleaction, neuroprosthetics, intelligent humanoid walking, and autonomous mobile robots.
Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
IRIS is a part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-Zürich (ETHZ), and focuses on integrating robotics with the research areas of robotic micro-manipulation, hybrid MEMS, biomanipulation and micromechatronic systems.
Institute of Robotics Research
University of Dortmund group specializing in multi-robot systems, space robotics, communication structures, and autonomously guided vehicles.
Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group
University of Amsterdam group that studies methodologies to create intelligent autonomous systems, which perceive their environment through sensors and use that information to generate intelligent, goal-directed behaviour.
Intelligent Robotics and Manufacturing Systems Lab
Research topics include multi-agent systems, manufacturing automation, intelligent mobile vehicles, dexterous robotic hands, vision, and sensing. Group is based at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Intelligent Robotics Research Center
TheIRRC is part of the Computer Systems Engineering group of the Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering of Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. Research topics include robot navigation and machine perception.
Intelligent Servosystems Laboratory
Part of the Institute for Systems Research at the University of Maryland. The primary goal of this lab is to advance the state-of-the art in the design and real-time control of smart systems such as robots and automated vehicles.
ISA System Engineering and Automation Department
Research topics include multi-robot systems, surgical robots, telerobotics, computer vision, automation, and remote sensing.
IU Hardware Methods Group
Research topics include Kirchoff machines, robot locomotion, and vision. Site also includes information on the Stiquito six legged robot.
JHU Robot And Protein Kinematics Group
Johns Hopkins University group specializing in kinematic studies of robots, metamorphic robots, and binary robots.
Jouhou System Kougaku Laboratory
University of Tokyo research lab. Research project include various humanoid robots, soft-spine robots, artificial skin, gel robots, and motion planning.
Laboratory for Computational Intelligence
University of British Columbia group specializing in decision-making, planning, reasoning, learning, object recognition, automation, mobile robotics, telerobotics, remote sensing, and geographic information systems.
Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics
The LPR at the University of Massachusetts Amherst conducts research on humanoid robots, grasping and manipulation, legged locomotion, networked sensors and motor services.
Laval University Robotics Laboratory
Mainly focused on the study of parallel mechanisms and articulated robotic hands.
Lehigh MAV
Based at Lehigh University. Site includes details of the group's Micro Air Vehicle research and design program.
LIRA-Lab: Laboratory for Integrated Advanced Robot
Artificial vision and sensory-motor coordination from a computational neuroscience perspective. Experimentation is done with humanoid robots as well as basic research on artificial vision and robot control.
LUCS Robotics and Vision Lab
Lund University Cognitive Science group specializing in mobile robots, autonomous learning, neural vision, and intelligence.
Lucy Bipedal Walking Robot
A project of the Multibody Mechanics Research Group at the Free University of Brussels. Lucy was designed for research into the use of pneumatic artificial muscles for locomotion.
Lund University, Division of Robotics
Research includes development of simulation tools to improve the performance of industrial and service robotics.
LUT Robotics & Automation Department
Luleå University of Technology group specializing in telerobotics and models and algorithms for controlling the motion of robots using geometrical sensors.
Machine Intelligence Lab
University of Cambridge Department of Engineering research group. Specializes in computer vision, speech processing, and pattern recognition.
Machine Intelligence Laboratory
Based at the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering in the United Kingdom. Research topics include interpretation of visual motion, robot guidance, face detection, speech recognition and speech synthesis.
Manchester Robotics
University of Manchester, Department of Computer Science group specializing in medical robotics, mobile robots, walking robots, sociable robotics, and evolutionary robotics.
McGill University Center for Intelligent Machines
Research topics include ambulatory robotics, mobile robotics, artificial perception, haptics, industrial automation, motor vision, and shape analysis.
McGill University Mobile Robotics Research
Site includes searchable bibliography, project list and other resources.
Mechatronic Systems and Robotics Research Group
University of Surrey lab researching robotic workcells, industrial robotics, sensors, and robot control.
Mechatronics Research Group
Lancaster University group specializing in mobile robots, construction robotics, control systems, and engineering structures.
Mihailo Pupin Institute Robotics Laboratory
Belgrade, Yugoslavia lab that specializes in robotic systems for contact tasks, intelligent control techniques, and kinematic aspects of robotic system control.
MIT Leg Laboratory
Rocused on legged locomotion and dynamic legged robots. Site includes images, videos, and specifications for walking, running, and hopping robots including Troody the robotic dinosaur.
MIT Robot Pike Project
A robotic fish designed to learn more about the complex fluid mechanics that fish use to propel themselves. Site includes photos and video.
Multi-purpose Aerial Robotic Vehicle with Intellig
At the University Berlin, Marvin, a descendant of the airplane-robot Tubrob is developed.
NASA Advanced Autonomy for Rovers Project
This NASA group aims to advance the state of the art in ground operations and onboard autonomy for flight rovers by investigating the complex problems of autonomy in adverse environments.
NASA Automation, Robotics, and Simulation Division
Information on projects by the ARSD, such as robots to assist astronauts during extra-vehicular activity.
NASA JPL Robotics
Performs development, integration, and demonstration of innovative robotics and automation technologies, supporting NASA missions and addressing other problems of national importance.
NASA Robotic Vehicles Group
This NASA Jet Propulsion Lab group performs research, development, and tests of mobile robots in support of planetary exploration missions and terrestrial applications for NASA and other Government agencies.
NASA Space Telerobotics Program
NASA group responsible for robotics and planetary rover research for the agency prior to 1997.
NASA/JPS Distributed Rovers Project
Project investigates the complex challenges surrounding distributed rovers, small basic agents interoperating to create emergent intelligent behaviour. Such systems can cope well in adverse situations, being composed of relatively cheap robotic devices working in unison, capable of recovering from partial failure.
Oxford Robotics Research Group
Research topics include active vision, visual geometry, pattern analysis, machine learning, sonar imaging, sensor systems, and artificial neural networks.
Pace University Robotics Lab
Focuses on building and testing a robot cognitive architecture. Also does research on intelligent agents for network security and intrusion detection.
Purdue Robot Vision Lab
Specialties include 3D object recognition, vision-guided navigation for indoor mobile robots, task and assembly planning.
Research in the field of robots and cyborgs
Gert conducts research in the field of robots and cyborgs.
Revity Laboratory
Researches the use of evolution-based simulations to develop robot brains that can solve real-world problems when placed into a physical robots.
A group based in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bonn that studies Intelligent Autonomous Systems. Topics include robotic agents, structured reactive controllers, robot learning, planning, perception, and reasoning.
Robot Research.org
News and discussion site aimed at robotics research topics.
Robotic Group DIEES University of CATANIA
Service Robotic research projects include volcano inspection robots, orange picking robots, climbing robots and microrobots.
Robotics / Autonomous Mechanical Systems
R/AMeS is a Linköping University group. Research topics include model based inertial sensing, teleoperated robotics, mobile robots, and industrial robots.
Robotics and Computer Vision Laboratory
University of Illinois group based at the Beckman Institute. Specializes in robot vision technologies such as curved object recognition and structure from motion algorithms.
Robotics and Control
University of Delaware group whose research topics include dynamic systems, fabrication of novel robots, rehabilitation robotics, and precision farming machines.
Robotics and Process Control
A discontinued group at University of Kaiserslautern that specialized in mobile robots, 3D sonar sensing, and 3D scanning.
Robotics at Brown University
Research topics include environment mapping and path planning.
Robotics Institute: Robot Learning Lab
Offers details regarding Carnegie Mellon University research initiatives and lists publications and related personnel.
Robotics University of Utah
Topics include agents, hybrid mobile robots, humanoid robots, haptic interfaces, and personal assistive devices
Robotics, Perception and Real Time Group
Universitity of Zaragoza, Spain group that specializes in mobile robot localization, map building, navigation, multi-sensor fusion, sensor-based control, and manipulators.
Czech Research group that develops robots for competition using a variety of technologies. Site also provides local robot news and information for other Czech robotics researchers.
Scientific American: Controlling Robots with the M
October 2002 article detailing research into direct brain control of robotic prosthetic devices, by Miguel A. L. Nicolelis and John K. Chapin
SIUE Robotics Page
Information on autonomous robot research and student robotics projects at the Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville.
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
SPAWAR is a US Navy laboratory that has conducted research on space, land, air, and ocean robots since the 1960s.
Space Systems Laboratory, University of Maryland
Consists of understanding how you do work in space; with people, with robots and how the two work together.
Sparc-E and robotic research at the University of
Dedicated to small autonomous mobile robotics research and robotics use in the curriculum at the University of South Alabama
Spy Flies
Describes research on tiny robotic flyers, called Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs), being developed for military and civilian applications.
Stanford AI Lab (SAIL)
home for researchers in the Stanford Computer Science Department whose primary research focus is Artificial Intelligence. Specializes in including manipulation, machine learning, navigation, vision, tactile sensing, and reasoning.
Stanford Dextrous Manipulation Lab
Standford University lab specializing in telemanipulation with haptic feedback, biomimetic robots, and other tactile and haptic research.
State Research Center of Russia
Russia's Central R & D Institute of Robotics and Technical Cybernetics (CRDI RTC). Research topics include robotics and cybernetics for space, air, terrestrial, and anti-terrorism applications.
Swarm-bots project
EU-IST project aimed at the study of new approaches to design and implementation of self-organizing and self-assembling artifacts.
Swarm-Intelligent Systems Research Group at EPFL
Research on design, modeling, control, and optimization methodologies for self-organized, collectively intelligent, distributed systems with special emphasis on multi-robot platforms, sensor and actuator networks, and intelligent vehicles.
Sydney University Unmanned Aircraft Research
Research topics include Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), mini Air Vehicles (mAVs), Remotely Piloted Vehicles (RPVs), Self Piloted Vehicles (SPVs), and other robotic aircraft.
Taygeta Scientific Research
Projects include autonomous walkers, Palm-Pilot robots, motion and path planning, and motor control. Site also includes resources on Forth programming and Kalman filters.
Technische Universität München Robot Vision Group
Research goal is to make robots more intelligent by teaching them to collect, interpret and use sensor information autonomously.
Telepresence Surgery
Description of research and development of a robotic telepresence system by SRI to perform Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS).
The Center for Automation and Intelligent Systems
The Case Western Reserve CAISR lab integrates robotics, neural networks, machine vision and other advanced technologies to create flexible, automated, intelligent systems.
The Harvard Robotics Laboratory
Founded in 1983, HRL does research on the topics of robotic manipulation, choreography of dynamic systems, system identification, ananlog computation, and pattern generation.
The Intelligent Systems and Robotics Center
Sandia National Lab group specializing in robotic vehicles, collective behavior for controller robot swarms, military robotic systems analysis, and massively parallel robot simulations.
The JANUS Project
The goal of this project is to build an anthropomorphic two-armed robot combined with a multi-camera vision system. The geometry of the system was inspired by the upper part of a human body.
The Robotics Institute of CMU
Established in 1979 to conduct basic and applied research in robotics technologies relevant to industrial and societal tasks. Site includes links to a wide range of specific robots and labs.
The robots at LAMI
Lists robotics related activities at EPFL in Switzerland.
Toy Robots Initiative
A research project at Carnegie Mellon University. It aims to commercialize robotics technologies in education, toys and entertainment.
UC Berkeley Robotics and Intelligent Machines Lab
University of California at Berkeley. Research topics include medical robotics, adaptation and learning, micromechanical flying insects, micro-robotics, and aerobots.
UFL Machine Intelligence Laboratory
University of Florida group specializing in UAVs, Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs), and underwater robotics.
Ulm Robotics
University of Ulm group with interests that include distributed mobile robot control, biometric multi-modal learning, and robocup robotics.
UM Mobile Robotics Lab
Research areas include mobile robots, obstacle avoidance, robot positioning, and robotic aids for the disabled.
UMD Autonomous Mobile Robot Lab
University of Maryland group specializing in robots for education and entertainment, goal-based robotics and motion planning.
UNH Robotics Laboratory
Researches the problem of vibration control in robotics through real-time control experiments and simulation.
University of Alberta Robotics Research Group
Specializes in telepresence, multi-agent systems, robotic collectives, tactile sensing, and dextrous manipulation.
University of Bochum Neuroinformatics Institute
Research topics include robotics, computer vision, neural robotics skills, and navigation systems for autonomous mobile robots.
University of Maribor Institute of Robotics
Research is divided into three groups: industrial robotics, kinematics and simulations, and power electronics.
University of Texas at Austin Robotics Research Gr
A research group focusing on the development of intelligent, modular, and reconfigurable robotics and automation systems.
University of Zurich AI Lab
Works on biologically inspired robotics, particularly the principle of embodied intelligence. The lab is transdisciplinary and includes researchers in the fields of computer science, mathematics, physics, biology, ethology, neurobiology, psychology, mechanical and electronics.
UP Mobile Robotics Laboratory
University of the Philippines Electronics and Electrical Engineering Department robotics lab. Primarly concerned with mobile robots as intelligent agents. Research areas included path planning and area mapping.
UR Vision and Robotics Research
University of Rochester group specializing in appearance based recognition, mobile robots, and the use virtual reality techniques in psychophysics experiments to learn about the human brain and the human visual system.
USC Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems
CRES is the second largest robotics research center in the United States. Brings together more than eight USC robotics research labs.
USC Robotics Research Lab
Part of the University of Southern California Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems. Research includes multi-robot interaction, coordination, and communication; humanoid robotics; and software development.
UT Intelligent Robotics Research
University of Texas group working on spatial semantic heirarchies, vision recognition systems, manipulators, and mobile robots.
UWE Intelligent Autonomous Systems Lab
Researches ways in which autonomous robots - large and small; walking, climbing and flying - can be developed to 'do the right thing at the right time'.
Vanderbilt University Intelligent Robotics Laborat
Research topics include human-robot teams, human-robot interface, mobile robot navigation, range-free perception-based navigation, sensory egospheres, and vision/image processing systems.
Vision-based Robot Localization
Research on various statistical localization architectures, with focus on vision based systems done by David Yuen of the University of Auckland Robotics Group. Site includes description, presentations, and bibliography.
Visual Servoing Home Page
Bibliography of printed and online information about the control of robot manipulators based on visual perception.
VUB Brussels AI Laboratory
Current focus is on the origins of language and robotic agents. Prior research projects include a robotic fish and other mobile robots.
Walking Machines Catalogue
Provide an extensive list of walking machines developed in the robotics research community. You can browse and search for robots as well as submit your own walking robot via a web form.
Wisconsin Center for Space Automation and Robotics
WCSAR is a NASA sponsored research center that helps with the commercialization of robotics, automation, and other advanced technologies.