Robots use environmental clues to build structures

Published October 22, 2018

An article in Mechanical Engineering magazine, a publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), reports on research by Nils Napp, assistant professor of computer science, to develop autonomous robots that can overcome uneven terrain and other obstacles.

“It is currently very difficult for robots to operate reliably in cluttered, unstructured environments. This robot is designed to address the problem of mobility in such situations like disaster areas or remote areas,” he said. The article was included in ASME’s weekday newsletter, ASME Smart Brief.

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