Two years after the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, CU Boulder's Team MARBLE is pushing the technology even further, earning new research grants to expand the technology and creating new applications in the rapidly growing world of autonomous systems.
Prof. Humbert discusses the challenges of interrogating subterranean environments with teams of autonomous robots with journalists from CBS Sunday Morning during a search and rescue deployment at the Edgar Mine in Idaho Springs, CO.
The University of Colorado Boulder has started a graduate engineering program in robotics, led by Prof. Humbert, to fill a growing need in an in-demand field.
Dr. Sean Humbert is back on the GEAR:30 podcast to provide an update on our ski testing at Blister Labs; discuss the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning for product reviewing and ski recommendation engines; and more.
In this Blister Labs update, Dr. Sean Humbert joins the GEAR:30 podcast to talk about the movie Real Genius; flies; ski testing and dynamic modeling; math and slarving; and more.
Motivated by the organization of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, Prof. Humbert and colleagues highlight the current state-of-the-art robots, explores the remaining scientific challenges, and assesses the applications and limitations of such technologies.
Artimus Robotics, a spin out of the University of Colorado Boulder, will partner with Dr. Sean Humbert of the Bio-Inspired Perception and Robotics Laboratory (BPRL) to further the development and technical capabilities of HASEL actuators, specifically the functionality of its smart, self-sensing feedback features.
The council’s mission is to help DARPA’s Microsystems Technology Office assess the status of advanced microelectronics and microsystems technology as it relates to Department of Defense and national security issues.
A CU Boulder team has taken home third place and $500,000 in prize money in an international competition that sends teams of robots deep underground to conduct search-and-rescue operations.
A DARPA competition to build underground robot teams to assist troops enters its final challenge this week
Prof. Humbert discusses the final event of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge with the Army Times reporters, which kicks off Tuesday at the Louisville Mega Cavern in Louisville, Kentucky.
PhD student Gene Rush discusses Team MARBLE's preparation for the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Finals Event with Evan Ackerman from IEEE Spectrum Magazine.
Dr. Sean Humbert and PhD student Michael Ohradzansky discuss the upcoming DARPA Subterranean Challenge Final event with Denver7 News.
A team of engineers from CU Boulder, including PhD student Shakeeb Ahmad, sits down with Channel 9 News to discuss how their search and rescue robots will take their abilities to the next level -- or you could say down a level, because these rescue bots are subterranean.
Prof. Humbert and other PIs from the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Teams discuss technology obstacles in having robots locate objects in underground mine environments.
Prof. Humbert joins the Colorado Matters radio podcast to discuss the challenges of building drones, both aerial- and ground-based, to explore surroundings with no light and no GPS.
Prof. Humbert and Dr. Joe Conroy (former PhD student) discuss the Micro-Autonomous Systems Technology Collaborative Technology Alliance (MAST-CTA) with the Army Technology Magazine.
Prof. Humbert and other faculty performing research with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) discuss the FAA test sites whose goal is to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation's airspace.
Prof. Humbert and PhD students Greg Gremillion and Hector Escobar discuss how microscale drones that are able to navigate by themselves can be used in disaster site exploration, military operations and cluttered urban environments.
Inside the University of Maryland’s Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory, Dr. Sean Humbert is researching an unusual combination of insects, drones, and drones that look like insects.
The researchers, Evan Ulrich, Darryll Pines, and Sean Humbert from the University of Maryland, discuss their research on robotic samaras, published in a recent issue of Bioinspiration & Biomimetics.
Crested pterodactyl inspires aircraft design
Professor Sean Humbert from the University of Maryland and others discuss the latest in futuristic aircraft design that borrows from the past: A 225-million-year-old pterodactyl may soon be reborn as a flying robot.