Current Research

The Robotics Research Center conducts basic and applied research in robotics and autonomous systems, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to solve Army and Joint Force problems.

Research Projects

Multi-Domain Operations Testbed (OUSD-R&E and ONR)

Squad with Autonomous Teammates (ONR)

Sub-T Exploration (ERDC)

Edge-Enhanced Mapping and Positioning System (DTRA)

Radiation and Detection Robot (DTRA)

Ultra-wide band Synthetic Aperture Radar on a sUAS (ARL and ONR)

Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems Technology (ARL)

Prometheus Torch (SOCOM)

Swarms (DEVCOM-AC, DEVCOM-CBC, DEVCOM Analysis Center)

Blood Hound Gang (ARL and C5ISR)


Indy Autonomous Challenge

Self-Driving Vehicle (GVSC)

Ethics of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (Carnegie Foundation)

HRT experiments
RRC sponsors


Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Research & Engineering (OUSD-R&E)

Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC)

Army Research Laboratory (DEVCOM ARL)

Special Operations Command (SOCOM)

National Security Agency (NSA)

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Ground Vehicle Systems Center (DEVCOM GVSC)

Armament Center (DEVCOM AC)

Army AI Integration Center (AI2C)


Human-Robot Teaming, Mechatronics, and Embedded Systems Lab - Thayer Hall 1136

Aerial Robotics Lab - Thayer Hall 208

Dynamics and Controls Lab - Thayer Hall 174

Robotics Trailer - River Courts

Robotics Garage - Thayer Hall Moat

MOUT Site - Camp Shea

Lake Popolopen - Camp Buckner

Robotics laboratory on West Point

Student Opportunities

Summer Internships (Academic Individual Advanced Development - AIAD)

Robotics Minor and Depth Options

Conference and Journal Publications

Independent Studies 

Senior Design Capstone Projects

Honors Thesis Projects