robotics and autonomous systems

  • July 11, 2023

    Missy Cummings, the Director of the Mason Autonomy and Robotics Center (MARC) speaks to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation about human blindspots when using autonomous systems technologies.

  • April 17, 2023

    The College of Engineering and Computing hosts a national robotics competition at EagleBank Arena.

  • January 25, 2023

    Missy Cummings, one of the country’s first female fighter pilots and the director of Mason’s autonomy and robotics center, calls herself a tech futurist, charged with making tech work and helping it get better. She isn’t shy about calling out bad tech either, including the vision systems in self-driving cars and Tesla’s Autopilot.

  • Wed, 08/10/2022 - 12:53

    Research Interests: Perception, tactile sensing, robotic manipulation

  • March 1, 2022

    Mason's College of Engineering and Computing Rapid Prototype Research Center (RPRC) successfully completed a demonstration of an advanced heavy-lift autonomous aircraft called UAS-(L) at Fort Pickett, Virginia.

  • Mon, 01/31/2022 - 15:17

    Research Interests: Bio-medical robots, soft robotics

  • Sat, 11/06/2021 - 18:28

    Research Interests: Distributed learning for MAS, resilient multi-robot systems, distributed resource allocation, human-in-the-loop for MAS

  • July 20, 2021

    Leigh McCue, associate professor and interim chair of mechanical engineering is looking to take a deeper dive into her research at the Vessel Dynamics Lab. The recent recipient of the Beck Foundation Faculty Fellow award is building a fleet of maritime robots and will use the funds from the award to expand this work.

  • Wed, 07/14/2021 - 21:53

    Research Interests: Neuromorphic learning, bio-inspired robotics, distributed learning, algorithm hardware co-design

  • Fri, 07/02/2021 - 22:26

    Research Interests: Human-robot interactions, human-robot co-learning, bio-inspired robotics, distributed resource allocation