UW’s robotics and controls researchers are leaders in the areas of surgical and bio-robotics, haptics, smart cities, and network control systems. They collaborate with and hold secondary appointments in computer science and engineering, bioengineering, and the UW Medical Center, and are active participants in research centers such as the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering.
Surgical and Bio-Robotics:
Network Control Systems:
- Data-Driven Dynamical Systems
- Networked Control Systems Laboratory
- Seelig lab for synthetic biology
- Radar Remote Sensing Laboratory
- BioRobotics Laboratory
- Baosen Zhang
- Lillian Ratliff
- Georg Seelig
- Eli Shlizerman
- Alex Mamishev
- Matt Reynolds
- Linda Bushnell
- Eric Klavins
- Blake Hannaford
- Maryam Fazel
- Daniel J. Dailey
- Lawrence A. Crum
- Howard Jay Chizeck
- Samuel Burden
Researchers receive ASME JDSMC Kalman Best Paper AwardThe authors received this top award for their research on electromechanical modeling for precise image capture.
WNF supports the development of flexible 'skin' for robotsResearchers from the UW and UCLA used the Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) to develop a prosthetic skin for robots that has similar "feel" attributes as the human hand.
Researchers deliver first targeted treatment for movement disorderProfessor Howard Chizeck and researchers from electrical engineering, CSNE and UW Medicine develop a system to relieve symptoms of essential tremors with a smaller cost on battery life.
Graduate student Katherine Pratt featured at Smithsonian's Future ConThe convention brings together some of the brightest minds in bleeding-edge technology to discuss whether sci-fi phenomena, such as faster-than-light travel, artificial intelligence and cyborgs, is fantasy or feasible.
Graduate student team wins best poster award at IEEE conferenceFour graduate students from Professor Matt Reynolds' Lab were honored at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on RFID.
- Electric Motors and Drives in the Aerospace Industry
- Transportation Applications of Adjustable Speed Drives
- Adjustable Speed Drives Transportation Industry Needs Part II: R&D and Aeropropulsion.
- Adjustable Speed Drives Transportation Industry Needs Part I: Automotive.
- Modeling of a Saturated Switched Reluctance Motor Using an Operating Point Analysis and the Unsaturated Torque Equation.
- Complex Rotating Vector Methods for Smooth Torque Control of a Saturated Switched Reluctance Motor.