Vaidehi Patel defends!

16/04/18: Huge congratulations to Vaidehi Patel who defended her Master of Science Thesis in Computer Science and Cognitive Sciences today. She is the first student to defend a thesis in the CEI-lab!

Vaidehi has been working with Ryan to build OpenMind, a framework to permit non-expert users to support a robot swarm when rare, but inevitable errors happen.

Penn State Pollinator Symposium

14/04/18: Join us at the annual Center for Pollinator Research Symposium held at Penn State! We will be giving a brief introduction and updates on our research on Bio-Cyber Physical Systems.

NERCCS Invited Talk

13/04/17-18: NERCCS – the first Northeast Regional Conference on Complex Systems – is just around the corner. We’ll present updates on research projects in our lab Friday 10.15-10.40am!

Prospective ECE student?

18/04/18: We’re excited to welcome a new generation of ECE undergraduates. Related to this, we’ll do open office hours 1pm-3pm Wednesday April 18th in our lab Rhodes Hall 455. Feel free to stop by to hear more about life as an undergraduate in ECE or just check out the fun projects in the lab!

RSS AC Symposium

05/04/18: Please join us for the Robotics: Science and Systems Area Chair Symposium, held at Cornell!

Multi-Robot Mini Symposium

14/03/18: Join us for the Multi-Robot Mini Symposium today 2.55-4.10pm Upson Hall 116, arranged by Kirstin Petersen in conjunction with the Cornell Robotics Seminar. The MRMS will feature a series of brief talks by students and professors related to recent work on Multi-Robot/Swarm Robotics research. The goal is to identify and inspire new ideas among the multi-robot community at Cornell.

Speaker List

RoboSoft 2018 Paper

01/03/18: Congratulations to Chaim Futran, Steven Ceron, and Benjamin Mac Murray on the acceptance of their RoboSoft paper on how to leverage fluid resistance to create complex motions in soft robots!

Check out the paper here!


ELI Spring 2018

29/01/18: Congratulations to Daniel Kim and Claire Chen for receiving an Engineering Learning Initiative Award for their continued work on flexible modular robots!

ICRA 2018 Paper

13/01/18: Congrats to Steven, Aleena, Mira, Rosin, and Eashan on getting their paper on Popcorn-Driven Robotics accepted to ICRA 2018!

Check out the paper here.

Submit to RSS2018!

11/12/17:  Prof. Petersen is Area Chair of Robotics, Science, and Systems 2018, to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA June 26-30th. Prof. Kress-Gazit is Chair. Please consider submitting to this top-venue!