Awards

New grant awarded by ONR for robotics for explosive ordnance disposal

logo_ONRDr. Santos was awarded a $1.6M, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of Naval Research titled, “Haptic search and retrieval of objects buried within granular media.” The goal is to develop haptics-enabled capabilities for teleoperated mobile manipulation robots that support human-in-the-loop missions.