Michigan Robotics is proud to highlight that one of its founding members, Prof. Ed Olson, has made the inaugural list of the Google Scholar “Classic Papers That Have Stood The Test of Time.” You can find Ed’s paper listed here, and general background for this list is given here.
If you check out Ed on his website, you’ll find that he is withstanding the test of time rather well himself.
MARLO was traipsing around N. Campus on Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 in a pair of snowshoes. Discovery Channel’s flagship science program, Daily Planet, was on hand to film the event. Discovery Channel has been running a clip based on MARLO in the Mist and a draft of MARLO vs a 22 Degree Slope.
The research of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics alum Dr. Alireza Ramezani is featured on the February cover of Science Robotics. Dr. Ramezani defended his dissertation, “Feedback Control Design for MARLO, a 3D-Bipedal Robot,” in 2013.
The U-M Mathematics Department has awarded Hamed Razavi with the 2016 Sumner B. Myers Prize, which honors the best PhD thesis in mathematics. No award is made unless a thesis is judged to be truly distinguished:
Hamed Razavi, “Symmetry Method for Limit Cycle Walking of Legged Robots”, co-advised by Tony Bloch (Math) and Jessy Grizzle (EECS).
frontiers in Neuroscience article (2016) by Dr. Cynthia A. Chestek and Dr. Karen E. Schroeder
IOPscience (Chestek) articles:
Hand Prothesis Control Signals
Spike Sorting Thresholds
Carbon Fiber Array
IEEE Journal article (Chestek): BMI using lower bandwidth MINI