Robotics Engineering Courses

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Graduate Courses


 

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500

RBE 500. Foundations of Robotics

Kinematics; Control systems; Robot ethics; Probabilistic robotics

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dynamics

RBE 501. Robot Dynamics

Robot dynamics; System modeling; Dynamical control; Kinematics; Dynamic simulation;

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controls

RBE 502. Robot Control

Control theory; Feedback control; Adaptive control; Applications on mobile robots and manipulators;

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multi

RBE 510. Multi-Robot Systems

Multi-robot systems; Distributed control; Task assignment; Heterogeneous systems;

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legged

RBE 521. Legged Robotics

Gait; ZMP; Dynamic Walking;

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soft

RBE 522. Continuum Robotics

Continuum robotics; Flexible robotic arms; Minimally invasive surgery; Robot design and control;

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hri

RBE/CS 526. Human-Robot Interaction

Human-Robot Interaction; Social Robot Learning; Real-World Environments; Long-Term Interaction;

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soft

RBE 530. Soft Robotics

Soft robotics; Elastic actuation; Embedded Intelligence; Soft robot modelling; 

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smart

RBE 533. Smart Materials & Actuation

Smart materials; Electroactive polymers; Shape memory alloys; Ion-polymer metal composites; Biomimicry; 

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cv

RBE/CS 549. Computer Vision

Computer Vision; Deep Learning; Sensor Fusion; 3D Reconstruction;  3D from Motion; 

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MP

RBE 550. Motion Planning

Motion planning algorithms; Robot manipulation; Path planning; Multi-robot planning; Manifold planning;

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cap

RBE 594. Capstone Project Experience in Robotics Engineering

Engineering; Integration; Project-based learning; Team collaboration; Practical application; 

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med

RBE 595-C01-ST. Medical Imaging and Instrumentation

Medical robotics; Medical imaging; Human-robot interaction; Sensor fusion; Computer vision;

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safe

RBE 595-D01-ST. Safety Guarantees for Autonomous Robots

Formal methods; Safe reinforcement learning; Planning and reasoning; Safe control; Symbolic control;

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595

RBE 595-C01-ST. Advanced Robot Navigation

Autonomous Navigation; 3D Localization; Mapping;

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aerial

RBE 595-F02-ST. Hands-On Autonomous Aerial Robotics

Aerial Robotics; Hands-On; Deep Learning; Sensor Fusion; Advanced Autonomy;

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swarm

RBE 595-S02-ST. Swarm Intelligence

Self-organization; Collective intelligence; Game theory; Swarm robotics;

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rl

RBE 595-S02-ST. Reinforcement Learning

Reinforcement Learning; Markov Decision Processes, Model-based RL; Off-policy learning;

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industrial

RBE 596. Robotics Engineering Practicum

Robotics engineering; Real-world applications; Experiential learning; Industry experience;

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is

RBE 597. Independent Study

Self-directed; Individualized; Exploration;

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dr

RBE 598. Directed Research

Supervised; Research; Mentorship; Exploration;

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thesis

RBE 599. Thesis Research

Research; Academic Impact; Scientific Study; Publication;

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dis

RBE 699. Dissertation Research

Doctoral Studies; Research Methodology; Scholarly Inquiry; Independent Research; Pushing Boundaries;

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Undergraduate Courses


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1001

RBE 1001. Introduction to Robotics

Robot; Sensors; Integration; 

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2001

RBE 2001. Unified Robotics I: Actuation

Locomotion; Dynamics; Power modulation; Movement;

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2002

RBE 2002. Unified Robotics II: Sensing

Sensor Integration; Feedback mechanisms; Decision algorithms; Microcontroller interfaces; 

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3001

RBE 3001. Unified Robotics III: Manipulation

Robotic Arms; Robotic Manipulation; Trajectory Planning; Computer Vision;

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3002

RBE 3002. Unified Robotics IV: Navigation

Navigation; Position estimation; Communications; Wireless networking;

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social

RBE 3100. Social Implications of Robotics

Robot Ethics; Moral Issues; Legal Considerations; Philosophical Implications; Social Impact;

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emb

RBE 4322. Modeling and Analysis of Mechatronic Systems

Mechatronic Systems; Dynamic Modeling; System Control;

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vis

RBE 4540. Vision-based Robotic Manipulation

Visual Sensing; Robotic Manipulation; Grasp Planning; Vision-based Control; Point Cloud Processing;

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industrial

RBE 4815. Industrial Robotics

Manufacturing Robotics; Robot Kinematics; End Effectors; Robot Control; Industrial Robotics;

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prog

RBE 100X. Programming For Robotics

Programming Fundamentals; Data Structures; Control Flow; Microcontroller Programming;

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hri

RBE 460X. Human Factors And Human-Robot Interface

Human-robot Interaction; Human-robot Interface; Human Movement Studies;

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