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Christopher Urmson
Adjunct Faculty, RI
Email:
Office: NSH 1105
Phone: (412) 268-3818
  Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Past Projects [Current Projects]
 
Autonomous Ground Vehicle Design
Pursuing high speed navigation of unrehearsed terrain in pursuit of the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge
Enhanced Real Time Motion Planning
This project aims to generate new representations and algorithms to improve on-road motion planning.
Enhanced Road Network Data from Overhead Imagery
This project aims to enhance existing digital maps by extracting structure from aerial images.
Grace
The Grace project is a collaboration among several schools and research labs to design a robot capable of fully performing the AAAI Grand Challenge.
Skyworker
Skyworker is an assembly, inspection, and maintenance robot that will softly and autonomously transport and manipulate payloads of kilograms to tons over kilometer distances.
Solar Blade Solar Sail
CMU is embarking on an effort to fly the first solar sail, a spacecraft that utilizes solar radiation pressure as its only means of propulsion and attitude control.
Sun Synchronous Navigation (Hyperion)
We are developing the algorithms, technologies, and experiments that will fulfill the vision of sun-synchronous circumnavigation.
Tartan Racing
Carnegie Mellon University is teaming with General Motors to compete in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge.
Urban Challenge