Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Live TV broadcast showcases Robotics@Maryland team

Fox 5 reporter Holly Morris interviews the Robotics@Maryland team inside the Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility.
Fox 5 reporter Holly Morris interviews the Robotics@Maryland team inside the Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility.

Television station WTTG Fox 5 broadcast live from the Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility (NBRF) and from the Kim Building Plaza Thursday morning. The NBRF is the home of the ISR-affiliated Space Systems Laboratory, directed by ISR-affiliated Associate Professor Dave Akin (AE).

The Washington, D.C., station interviewed students from Robotics@Maryland, which recently won an international Autonomous Underwater Vehicle competition and is hosting a land-based small robot speedway competition this weekend. The team is made up of students from the A. James Clark School of Engineering as well as other colleges on campus. Robotics@Maryland has offices at ISR in the A.V. Williams Building and is advised by Akin and Assistant Professor Nuno Martins (ECE/ISR).

Other student teams including TerpsRacing and researchers from the Autonomous Vehicle Lab had their technology on display as well.

Links to the footage:

Video from the Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility

Video from the Kim Building Plaza

September 4, 2008


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Rubloff is keynote speaker at IEEE nanotechnology conference

‘Smart Marbles’ hold promise for better outcomes from bioreactors

Khaligh Leads NSF-Funded REU and IRES Summer Programs 

Bridging the Gap between Microelectronics, Biological Systems

Alumna Chakrabarti Named Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kharagpur

Cable, Symposium Speakers Featured in Project Management Podcast

Dinesh Manocha, developer of geometric and scientific algorithms, is new ISR affiliate

Electric car batteries souped-up with fluorinated electrolytes for longer-range driving

Adam Porter, Fraunhofer CESE director, joins ISR as affiliate faculty

Ulukus Named ECE Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar