An interdicipinary team at Georgia Tech led by Dr. Ansari at ECE will develop muscle-inspired piezoelectric actuators. Georgia Tech Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN), Micro-/Nano- Electronics and Photonics for Challenges of Global Significance, $225,000 (for 3 years), Muscle-Inspired Actuators for Multiscale Robotics (MIAMuR), PI: Azadeh Ansari, co-PIs: Sponberg, Goldman,…
Terese won a $1,500 award at the 2018 CRIDC poster competition for the presentation titled “Stent Insertion for the Treatment of Glaucoma.” This is our new collaboration with Dr. Reay Brown with Atlanta Ophthalmology Associates. Congratulations!!
2018 Southwest Robotics Symposium at Arizona State University, 1/25-1/26, 2018
Michael D. Kim and Jun Ueda, Dynamics-based motion de-blurring improves the performance of optical character recognition during fast scanning of a robotic eye, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics [Link Early Access]. Abstract: This paper presents a quantitative evaluation of the dynamics-based de-blurring method using an optical character recognition (OCR) technology. Although…
Woodruff School Associate Professor Dr. Ueda was recently awarded a $300K grant from the National Science Foundation to study dynamic robot vision inspired by the principles of human vision for effective image de-blurring and panoramic image stitching. [ME News]
This work was performed as part of the NSF NRI project. Ahmar NE, Shinohara M. Slow Intermuscular Oscillations are Associated with Cocontraction Steadiness. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 49(9): 1955–1964, doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001302 Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
Thesis title: Neuromechanical Activity of the Wrist Muscles During Stabilization Tasks, co-advised with Dr. Shinohara in Applied Physiology.
Cellular Actuators inspired by Biological Muscles, Dr. Jun Ueda, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA Actuators are one of the key components in robotic and mechatronic systems. Motions generated by actuators enable computer-controlled systems to interact with the physical world. Inspired by unique characteristics of biological muscles, a system-level approach…
A news release about the post “AFOSR Rescue Robotics R&D Grant” http://www.ce.gatech.edu/news/researchers-work-make-robots-first-responders-after-nuclear-power-plant-disasters
A new NSF grant on robotic vision has been awarded. The project will study fast dynamic robot vision with muscle inspired actuators. Project title: Integrated Computer Vision System Based on Human Eye Motion, CMMI 1662029, PI: Ueda (Georgia Tech), $332,659, 7/1/2017-6/30/2020