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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Recruiting MQP-VINE Students

WPI’s Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research (RIVeR) Laboratory (robot.wpi.edu) is leading a new initiative called Major Qualifying Project-Vertically Integrated Experience (MQP-VINE, in short). Within the scope of an MQP-VINE, students will have an...

Recruiting for 2015-16 MQPs

RIVeR Lab is planning to advise/sponsor the following MQPs (Major Qualifying Projects) for the 2015-16 academic year. If you are interested in any of these projects please contact Professor Padir, tpadir@wpi.edu. Assistive Robots for Improving Quality of Life for...

2015-16 IQP Topics

RIVeR Lab is planning to advise the following IQPs (Interactive Qualifying Projects) for the 2015-16 academic year. If you are interested in any of these projects please contact Professor Padir, tpadir@wpi.edu. 2016 WPI RoboEthics Symposium This IQP is on planning the...

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