Two CAREER Awards
February 15, 2022
Congratulations to robotics faculty members Katherine Driggs-Campbell of ECE and Negar Mehr of AE for winning the NSF CAREER Award! The CAREER Award is a prestigious award to support junior faculty in their research and educational missions, and each comes with $500,000 of funding over five years. Prof. Driggs-Campbell’s award is titled “Uncovering Structure in Human-Robot Systems for Trajectory Prediction and Crowd Navigation”, and Prof. Mehr’s award is titled “Socially-Aware Control of Autonomy: Reshaping Urban Mobility in Traffic Networks with Mixed Vehicle Autonomy”.
Ramos Awarded NSF Career Grant
Wissa wins NSF Career Award to Model Forces and Naneuvers of the Click Beetle
Robotics is Growing
Oct 08, 2019
The Grainger College of Engineering is hiring several robotics faculty! Interested departments include (but are not limited to) Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Science & Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mechanical Science & Engineering
Highly qualified senior applicants (Associate Professor and above) may be considered for an endowed Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative (GEBI) position.
$100M C-NICE Center launched at Illinois
Oct 2, 2019
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) are partnering on a new $100 million Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments (C-NICE). The center, based on the university’s campus in Urbana-Champaign, will serve as a global hub for the smart, reconfigurable technology that will drive the manufacturing plants, medical environments, autonomous vehicles and smart homes of the future.
Five New Robotics Faculty Join UIUC
Aug 25, 2019
Illinois Robotics welcomes five new robotics faculty members who joined in 2019:
Center for Autonomy Launched to Develop Research, Education in Emerging Field
Dec 06, 2018
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has allocated $2.1 million in funds to create a new Center for Autonomy that will enable high-impact research and develop new educational programs for students and professionals. The center, which will include four Illinois Computer Science faculty and colleagues from across campus, will play an important role in designing innovative systems that can function without human intervention in a safe and reliable way. In addition, the College of Engineering is providing a $2.1 million match to recruit new faculty in robotics to continue growing expertise at Illinois.
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