Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Laboratory

The Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Laboratory (RIVeR Lab) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), founded in 2010, aims to advance the capabilities of autonomous robots and intelligent vehicles. Research activities focus on design, analysis, implementation and control of intelligent vehicles, mobile robots, walking robots, manipulators and adaptive systems.

Aligned with WPI’s core values, Lehr and Kunst, excellence, close faculty/student interaction, collaborative learning and research, respect for all members of the WPI community, our projects bring science and technology together with real-world problems.

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A Door and The Robot!

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We had a wonderful visit from the residents of Notre Dame duLac Assisted Living. It was great to be challenged by 12 open-minded senior citizens about our NSF-funded work on personal assistance robots. We also visited RAIL lab and Professor Sonia Chernova talked about...

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