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Feb 24, 2017

Professor Singh Featured in Atlantic Article

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 […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 23, 2016

Wanted: Robots for Mars missions—must work well with humans

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir featured in Cisco's The Network.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 17, 2016

Photo of ECE Professor Padir Featured in National Geographic

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

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 17, 2016

ECE Professor Singh Featured in Atlantic Article

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.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 16, 2016

App to Help Stop Deadly Epidemics

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.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Photo of Taskin Padir

Mar 08, 2016

Building a Better Robotic Astronaut

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.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 25, 2016

Associated Press features ALERT Researcher’s work

ECE Professor & ALERT Director Michael Silevitch was quoted in a Associated Press article about URI professor Otto Gregory's work on explosive detectors.

Electrical & Computer Engineering