In the Media
Feb 24, 2017
The research of ECE and MIE Professor Hanumant Singh is the topic of an article by the Atlantic titled The ‘Curious’ Robots Searching for the Ocean’s Secrets. The article focuses on the advancements of autonomous underwater robots, specifically “curious” robots that adapt to their surroundings by having the ability to detect the unexpected with sensors […]
Dec 23, 2016
ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir featured in Cisco's The Network.
Oct 17, 2016
An image showing ECE Professor Taskin Padir and Valkyrie, the NASA robot he is working on improving, is featured in an issue of National Geographic. The article talks at length about prospects of space travel to mars. Mars: Inside the High-Risk, High-Stakes Race to the Red Planet
Oct 17, 2016
ECE Professor Hanumant Singh's work is featured in an article by The Atlantic titled, "How Many Fish are in the Sea?" The article highlights Professor Singh's work with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, or AUVs. Professor Singh has adopted the design of his robot to help researchers with the daunting task of counting bottom-dwelling fish.
Mar 16, 2016
Computer Engineering PhD student Murphy Wonsick was featured in the Boston Herald for her blood sample tracking app that could help stop deadly epidemics in developing countries.
Mar 08, 2016
ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and MIT's Russ Tedrake were featured in Boston Magazine for their work with NASA to enable the Valkyrie robot to complete tasks such as climbing ladders, operating tools, and collecting samples.
Feb 25, 2016
ECE Professor & ALERT Director Michael Silevitch was quoted in a Associated Press article about URI professor Otto Gregory's work on explosive detectors.