Sensor Systems Laboratory
Inventing new technology for sensing, robotics, wireless power, and medical devices
Milton and Delia Zeutschel Professor
Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Washington
Hobbes, Our Favorite PR2 Robot
Joshua R. Smith Principal Investigator
Lillian Chang, Postdoc, CSE
Liang-Ting Jiang PhD Student, ME
Griffin Nicoll, Sensor Systems Undergrad
Vibinash Thomas, Sensor Systems Undergrad
Hobbes is our PR2 Robot, from Willow Garage. It is a very capable mobile manipulation platform that allows us to test our newly developed technologies in a complete, fully functional robotic system, without having to build everything from scratch.
Gambit: An Autonomous Chess-Playing Manipulator, Cynthia Matuszek, Brian Mayton, Roberto Aimi, Lifeng Bo, Marc Peter Deisenroth, Robert Chu, Michael Kung, Joshua R. Smith, Dieter Fox, To appear, Proceedings of ICRA, Shanghai, China, May 9-13, 2011.
Robot, Feed Thyself: Plugging in to Unmodified Electrical Outlets by Sensing Emitted AC Electric Fields, Brian Mayton, Louis LeGrand, Joshua R. Smith. Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010).
An Electric Field Pretouch System for Grasping and Co-Manipulation, Brian Mayton, Louis LeGrand, Joshua R. Smith, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010).
Human-Guided Grasp Measures Improve Grasp Robustness on a Physical Robot, Ravi Balasubramanian, Ling Xu, Peter Brook, Joshua R. Smith, Yoky Matsuoka, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010).
A Spotlight on Security and Privacy Risks with Future Household Robots: Attacks and Lessons, Tamara Denning, Cynthia Matuszek, Karl Koscher, Joshua R. Smith, Tadayoshi Kohno. In the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2009), September 30th -- October 3rd 2009. Click here for FAQ.
Electric Field Serving for Robotic Manipulation, Ryan Wistort, Joshua R. Smith. Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2008).
Electric Field Imaging Pretouch for Robotic Graspers,Joshua R. Smith, Eric Garcia, Ryan Wistort, Ganesh Krishnamoorthy. IEEE/RSJ 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2007).