Two new papers on our robot turtle accepted

View We have two new papers accepted to RSS and Living Machines 2017. The submission to RSS, From the Lab to the Desert: Fast Prototyping and Learning of Robot Locomotion, introduces a new methodology which combines quick prototyping and sample-efficient reinforcement...

IRL Student Receives NSF EAPSI Fellowship

View Joe Campbell, Ph.D. student in the Interactive Robotics Lab received the prestigious NSF EAPSI Fellowship. The fellowship will enable Joe to travel to Japan. At the University of Osaka Joe will be working for 10 weeks with our research collaborators from the...

Our SunDevil-RX robot learns to play Basketball

View Our robot Sun Devil-RX was featured in various news articles. We have recently shown how machine learning can be used by an autonomous robot to learn how to play basketball. Sun Devil repeatedly shot a ball to the hoop and learned how to refine his motor skills....