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Reid Simmons
Research Prof/Assoc Dir Educ/PhD Chair, RI/CS
Email:
Office: NSH 3213
Phone: (412) 268-2621
Fax: 412-268-7350
  Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Administrative Assistant: Karen R. Widmaier
Affiliated Center(s):
 Space Robotics Initiative (SRI)
 Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLT)
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Past Projects [Current Projects]
 
Ambler
We are developing the Ambler, a six-legged walking robot that addresses the challenges of exploring rugged terrains, acquiring samples, and avoiding dangerous situations.
Autonomous Rover Technologies (ART)
Pursuing breakthroughs and insights into fundamental aspects of robot perception, navigation, position estimation, and integrated exploratory science from a robot.
Federation of Intelligent Robotic Explorers Project (FIRE)
We are investigating and understanding fundamental issues in heterogeneous multi-robot coordination.
Personal Robotic Assistants For The Elderly (Pearl)
Pearl will help researchers explore the ways autonomous mobile robots can help the elderly live independently in their own homes.
Robotic All Terrain Lunar Exploration Rover (Ratler)
Ratler is a battery-powered, four-wheeled, skid-steered vehicle used as a testbed to develop the remote driving techniques needed for a lunar mission.
Robotic Antarctic Meteorite Search (RAMS)
Developing robots to search for meteorites in Antarctica, as an analog of a planetary exploration robot.
Tartan Racing
Carnegie Mellon University is teaming with General Motors to compete in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge.
Urban Challenge