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
- Quantitative Biology and DNA Nanotechnology
- 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
Professors Lillian Ratliff and Andrew Clark Receive Competitive NSF CRII GrantsThe NSF Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) grant supports faculty early in their careers as a way to establish research independence. Each year, the NSF awards only 25 to 30 grants nationwide.
Startup BluHaptics Raises $1.3M to Bring Its Underwater Software to SpaceThe EE-founded startup follows more than a million dollars in recent U.S. government grants, which together will be used to support the company’s expansion.
Researcher Tamara Bonaci Describes the Next Frontier of Brain HackingArs Technica sat down with Bonaci to discuss the next generation of hacking - the brain. As we evolve our technical efficiencies, brain hacking becomes a probable next step in the development of computer hacking capabilities.
Professor Georg Seelig and Collaborators Win "Best of What's New" AwardEE Professor Georg Seelig and collaborators receive the "Best of What's New" Award from Popular Science for their "innovative" and "game-changing" research on DNA storage.
Professor Reynolds Proposes New Approach for Wireless ChargingEE Associate Professor Matt Reynolds collaborates with Duke University and Intellectual Ventures to investigate the technology needed for wireless device charging.
- 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.