Robotics Research Center

Robotics Research Center

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About the Center

The Robotics Research Center (RRC) is the Academy's premier resource for expertise and academic scholarship in the field of robotics that enables interdisciplinary cooperation and concentrates Academy-wide research efforts in robotic systems. The center supports margin-of-excellence research activities focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and autonomous systems to educate and inspire leaders of character who are prepared to think critically, innovate, and apply robotic systems in the Army.

Robotics Research Center Projects


Learn more about the different research projects the Robotics Research Center is a part of.

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Human Robotic Teaming

The Human-Robot Teaming Lab was established in 2020 by Dr. Michael Novitzky at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Housed within the Robotics Research Center, the Human-Robot Teaming Lab focuses on creating teams in dynamic and stressful environments. 

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Project Aquaticus@West Point

Project Aquaticus is a human-robot teaming testbed designed to explore humans and robots being partners while embedded in the same environment. 

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AGRO is a novel Agile Ground Robot that combines the best attributes of both legged and wheeled platforms in its design to be highly maneuverable and rapidly deployable in emergency situations.

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Cadet Engagement

Interested in drone racing? Contact us or stop by the RRC to find out more.

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Publications and Resources

The center also performs peer reviews on publication submissions and journal editorial functions. The RRC assists cadets and faculty with writing and publishing for conferences, poster sessions, and journal submissions.

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Robotics Research Center
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
601 Cullum Road
West Point, New York, 10996-1905
Phone: (845) 938-9658

Collaborate With Us

The Office of Research helps coordinate West Point’s research efforts with external entities. Those interested in conducting research with West Point can email the Associate Dean for Research.