List - The Robotics Institute Carnegie Mellon University

AI vs Human: The Creativity Experiment

Can AI match humans for artistic creativity? Rad Yeo explores the 'creep' of generative AI, from performing a ChatGPT written comedy routine to portrait painting robots. If it can, what does it mean for humanity? That is the question posed in the new documentary from [...]

September 27th, 2023|

CMU Sensor Objectively Measures Scratching Intensity

Akhil Padmanabha knows about itching. His chronic itching caused by severe eczema was so debilitating that he was hospitalized twice and had to be home-schooled during most of his high school years. Itch so impacted his life that, as an undergraduate, he contemplated becoming a [...]

September 19th, 2023|

New Bachelor of Science in Robotics Program Launched!

Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS) has launched a new undergraduate degree to educate and train the next generation of roboticists needed for the growing field. The Bachelor of Science in Robotics will fuse the school's rigorous computer science curriculum with the university's [...]

September 13th, 2023|

CMU Robot Puts on Shirts One Sleeve at a Time

Most people take getting dressed for granted. But data from the National Center for Health Statistics reveals that 92% of nursing facility residents and at-home care patients require assistance with dressing. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute (RI) see a future where robots can [...]

August 29th, 2023|

Parenting a 3-Year-Old Robot

CMU, Meta AI Researchers Develop Robotic Learning Agent That Can Master Multiple Skills RoboAgent can complete 12 manipulation skills across differing scenes. This research points toward a robotic learning platform adaptable to changing environments. Humans are social creatures and learn from each other, even from [...]

August 8th, 2023|