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April 23, 2015
CITRIS unveils the new initiative People and Robots for which I am serving in the faculty executive committee.
March 6, 2015
We gratefully acknwoledge support from CITRIS for our new project "Combined Remote/Mobile Sensing Platform for Precision Agriculture in California". This new research is in collaboration with professor David Smart from UC Davis. 
January 31, 2015
The following papers have been accepted for ICRA 2015: S. Feyzabadi, S. Carpin. "HCMDP: a Hierarchical Solution to Constrained Markov Decision Processes" S. Liu, S. Carpin. "Fast Grasp Quality Evaluation with Partial Convex Hull Computation". S. Liu, S...
January 19, 2015
I became associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE).
January 2, 2015
Our paper "Real-Time WiFi Localization of Heterogeneous Robot Teams Using an Online Random Forest" has been accepted for publication in the Autonomous Robots journal. Click [here] for a pre-print.
October 1, 2014
We received funding for the first year of a three year project with the Army Research Lab as part of the MAST CTA. The project "Rapid deployment of heterogeneous robot teams: abstractions, algorithms and experimentation" is in collaboration with Vijay Kumar at UPenn and Bert Tanner at the...
August 17, 2014
Our paper 'Distributed online patrolling with multi-agent teams  of sentinels and searchers' has been nominated for the best paper award at the DARS 2014 conference. The paper is co-authored by Tim Chung and Nicola Basilico. See you in Dajeon!
August 12, 2014
Jose Susa Rincon joins the robotics lab as a PhD student in EECS. Jose comes with a BSc and MSc degree in engineering and will work on rapid multirobot deployment as part of our ongoing work within the MAST CTA.
August 6, 2014
The National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) awarded a $175K for the third year of the project "Grasping and Simulation for Next-Generation Manufacturing Robots". Cumulative funding for this three year project tops $584K.
April 23, 2014
Together with Marco Pavone, I am guest editing a special issue of the Autonomous Robots journal on "Constrained decision-making in robotics: models, algorithms, and applications".  This is a followup of our RSS workshop. The submission deadline is November 15, 2014. Click ...