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My role: I maintain this robot and use it for research in compliant control. Snake-like robots can access confined spaces due to their narrow diameter, yet can also traverse a wide range of terrain challenges including climbing trees or poles, piles of rubble, stairs, or flat open regions. In its module configuration it is approximately three feet long and two inches in diameter.
The robot's head module contains a camera and LEDs. The tail module connects the robot to its power and communications tether. Outcomes: The U-snake has been deployed in scenarios including for search and rescue training, nuclear inspection, and archaeology. The robot has also been used for biology and bio-inspired engineering research. My role: I have demonstrated this robot at various robotics, outreach, and political events. I traveled with two other lab members to deploy this robot in a collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City in Sept.
Purpose: This robot positions a camera or other sensor package confined spaces for inspection tasks. It can be easily attached to other robots. My role: Some controls programming and maintenance. Purpose : Arm that used air suction to move mis-sorted color balls into sorted bins. Overhead and eye-in-hand camera with cloud-based data collection. My role : Programmed arm motion and eye-in-hand camera. Pratt, S. A tunable algorithm for collective decision-making. Lynch, M. Scaling expectations for the time to establishment of complex adaptations.
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