News Archive

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October, 2018: 2 papers about multi-robot systems have been accepted to the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO 2018) that will be held December 12~15, 2018, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Congrats Tamzid, Shaocheng, and Jun Han!

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October, 2018: Dr. Min, as a Co-PI, has received a USDA/NIFA grant "CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Closed Loop Sustainable Precision Animal Agriculture". More information

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September, 2018: Dr. Min has accepted the invitation to serve for the IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 2019 as an Associate Editor.

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September, 2018: Dr. Min, as a Co-PI, has received a NSF grant "PFI-RP: Partnerships for Innovation in Interoperable Building Information Modeling Technology for Applications in Automated Building Code Compliance Checking and Modular Construction Automation". More information

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September, 2018: Yuta has been selected as a recipient of 2018-19 Purdue Undergraduate Reseach Scholaship (OUR). Congrats to Yuta!

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August, 2018: A paper titled "Multi-Point Rendezvous in Multi-Robot Systems" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Congrats, Ramviyas and Shaocheng!

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August, 2018: A paper titled "Consensus Control of Distributed Robots using Direction of Arrival of Wireless Signals" has been accepted to International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 2018 (DARS 2018) that will be held on the October 15-17, 2018 at the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA. Congrats, Ramviyas!

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July, 2018: [Closed] We are currently soliciting applications for a fully funded Postdoc position. Please check HERE for more details.

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June, 2018: A paper titled "Distributed Direction of Arrival Estimation-aided Cyberattack Detection in Networked Multi-Robot Systems" has been accepted to 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018) that will be held in Madrid, Spain, Oct 1-5, 2018. Congrats, Sangjun!

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June, 2018: A paper titled "Kalman Filter-based Spatial Prediction of Wireless Connectivity for Autonomous Robots and Connected Vehicles" has been accepted to 2018 IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Symposium (CAVS) that will be held in Chicago, IL, USA on August 27, 2018. Congrats, Ramviyas!

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June, 2018: A paper titled "Penguin Huddling-inspired Energy Sharing and Formation Movement in Multi-robot Systems" has been accepted to 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR) that will be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA on August 6-8, 2018. Congrats, Tamzid!

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June, 2018: Ramviyas, Sangjun, and Shaocheng participated in the 2018 Midwest Robotics Workshop (MWRW) at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. The SMART Lab presented 1 invited talk and 2 posters at the workshop!

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May, 2018: Congratulations on your graduation,Yeonju, Arabinda, and Jee Hwan!

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May, 2018: Great News! Ramviyas has accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the University of Georgia. He will be affiliated with the Computer Science Department and the Robotics Program in UGA. Ramviyas is our first postdoc in the lab and now becomes a faculty! Congrats to Ramviyas!

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May, 2018: SMART Lab has been relocated in the Potter Engineering Center Building! Check out the Photo Gallery and Video Gallery to see our new lab.

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April, 2018: Dr. Min, as a Co-PI, has received a grant from Purdue Center for the Environment to research mobile crowd sensing for sustainability challenges.

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April, 2018: Wonse has been selected to receive a 2018-19 PRF Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations, Wonse! Well deserved!

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April, 2018: Shaocheng has been selected to receive a 2018 Polytechnic Institute Summer Research Grant Award. Congratulations, Shaocheng! Well deserved!

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April, 2018: Dr. Min, as a PI, has won the Purdue 17-18 Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Program. Through this program, we will purchase multiple mobile robot platforms from Clearpath.

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February, 2018: SMART Lab proudly published ROS tutorials for 1) Gazebo simulation, and 2) iRobot Create2 robot control with computer vision. Check out our GitHub repository!

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February, 2018: A paper titled “360 VR Based Robot Teleoperation Interface for Virtual Tour” has been accepted to the HRI 2018: Workshop on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality for Human-Robot Interaction (VAM-HRI). Congrats, Yeonju! Check out the publication page to see more details.

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February, 2018: Dr. Min along with his colleague serves as a guest editor for the special issue " Multi-robot System Assisted by Information Networks" in International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. Check out more information from this CFP page.

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January, 2018: Dr. Min, as a PI, has received a grant to develop Robotic Water Quality Monitoring and Distribution Systems from UNSA in Peru.

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January, 2018: Shyam Sundar Kannan joins the lab. Welcome, Shyam!

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December, 2017: Sangjun has been awarded to the Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM from National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Details on the award can be found at LINK. Congrats and well deserved, Sangjun!

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November, 2017: [Closed] We are currently soliciting applications for a fully funded Postdoc position. Please check HERE for more details.

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November, 2017: A paper titled "A Directional Antenna based Leader-Follower Relay System for End-to-End Robot Communications" has been accepted for publication in Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal!

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September, 2017: Yongbum will participate in IEEE SMC 2017 as a volunteer. Thank you for your service, Yongbum!

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August, 2017: Wonse Jo joins the lab. Welcome, Wonse!

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August, 2017: Dr. Min, as a Co-PI, has received a NSF grant for the Workshop to Explore US/Korean Collaboration in Human-Friendly Co-Robotic Technologies. More information

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August, 2017: Tamzidul Mina joins the lab. Welcome, Tamzidul!

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August, 2017: Sangjun has received a Travel Award from IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMC) to support his travel to IEEE SMC 2017. Congrats, Sangjun!

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June, 2017: 2 posters about robot communication have been accepted to (RSS 2017: Robot Communication in the Wild workshop). The workship will be held at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 16, 2017. Check out the publication page to see more details. Congrats, Ramviyas!

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June, 2017: Ramviyas has been selected to receive a Purdue Postdoc Travel Grant Award from Purdue's Graduate School to support his travel to RSS 2017. Congrats, Ramviyas!

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May, 2017: A paper titled "Attack-aware Multi-sensor Integration Algorithm for Autonomous Vehicle Navigation Systems" has been accepted to 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), that will be held in Banff, Canada, Oct. 5-8, 2017. Congrats, the team!

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May, 2017: Dr. Min and Ramviyas serve as a guest editor for the special issue "Assistive Robotics" in Technologies Journal of MDPI. Check out more information from this CFP and Webpage.

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May, 2017: Ramviyas, Jun Han, Sangjun participated in the 2017 Midwest Robotics Workshop (MWRW) at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. The SMART Lab presented 3 posters at the workshop!

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April, 2017: Jun Han has been selected to receive a 2017 Polytechnic Institute Summer Research Grant Award. Congratulations, Jun Han! Well deserved!

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April, 2017: Jee Hwan and Yongbum participated in the 2017 Purdue Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium and Jee Hwan won the 1st place in the college. Congratulations!

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April, 2017: Dr. Min has won 2017 PRF Purdue Research Foundation (PRF) Summer Faculty Research Grant. He will use the grant to research on the CPS for real-time water monitoring.

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March, 2017: Ramviyas gave a seminar as part of Polytechnic Postdoc Seminar Series. The topic was "Resillient Wireless Communications for Field Robots."

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March, 2017: 4 posters from the lab have been presented at the 2017 Purdue Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session. Check out the photo gallery to see more photos.

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March, 2017: 2 papers about HCI and HRI have been accepted to the HCI International 2017 that will be held in Vancouver, Canada, in July 2017. Congratulations Manoj, Yeonju, and Arabinda for the acceptance! Check out the publication page to see more details.

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February, 2017: Two papers about assistive technology and robotics have been accepted to the IEEE Robotic Computing 2017 that will be held in Taichung, Taiwan in April, 2017. Check out the publication page to see more details.

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January, 2017: Yongbum Cho, joins the lab. Welcome, Yongbum!

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January, 2017: Dr.Min gave a guest lecture in BME 395, hosted by Prof. Chi Hwan Lee, with a title, "Needs Assessment Approach to Assistive Robotics: Assistive Robots for the Blind".

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January, 2017: Hunjung Lim from Samsung Electronics, joins the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome, Dr. Lim!

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January, 2017: SMART Lab has been moved to WANG 4004. Check out our photo gallery page to see more photos.

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November, 2016: Dr. Min gave two presentations at the NSF I/UCRC RoSe-HUB fall meeting at UNCC.

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November, 2016: Shaocheng attented and presented two posters at the NSF I/UCRC RoSe-HUB fall meeting at UNCC. Check out our photo gallery page to see more photos.

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October, 2016: Ramviyas Parasuraman, a new Postdoc Associate, joins the lab. Welcome, Dr. Parasuraman!

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September, 2016: Prof. Henrik I. Christensen at UCSD visited SMART Lab. Check out our photo gallery page to see more photos.

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September, 2016: Dr. Min gave an invited talk at the Independence Science: Learning a New Direction (ISLAND) 2016 conference. The talk was about assistive robotics technology for campus navigation by the blind. Check out the photo gallery page to see more photos.

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September, 2016: Prof. Veronica J. Santos at UCLA visited SMART Lab. Check out our photo gallery page to see more photos.

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August, 2016: A paper titled "Design and Concept of the Sediment Sampling Robot and Dynamic Buoy" has been accepted to IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Late-Breaking Reports, that will be held in Daejeon, Korea, Oct. 9-14, 2016. Congrats, the team!

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August, 2016: Shaocheng Luo, Manoj Penmetcha, and Arabinda Samantaray join the lab. Welcome Shaocheng, Manoj, and Arabinda!

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August, 2016: A paper titled "Examine the Potential of Robots to Teach Autistic Children Emotional Concepts" has been accepted to International Conference on Social Robotics ( ICSR), that will be held in Kansas City, November 1 to 3, 2016.

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July, 2016: Jun Han has received a Travel Award from IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) to support his travel to IEEE CASE 2016. Congrats, Jun Han!

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June, 2016: Dr. Min serves as a member of the International Program Committee for the 8th International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR) at Kansas City, USA, 1-3 November 2016.

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June, 2016: Jun Han, Jeehwan, Sangjun's manuscript titled "Tri-SedimentBot: An Underwater Sediment Sampling Robot" has been accepted to IEEE CASE 2016, that will be held in Fort Worth Texas, August 21 to 24, 2016. Congrats, the team!

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June, 2016: Prof. Min gives a research seminar at Kyung Hee Univ., Dongguk Univ., Chungnam National Univ., and DGIST, all in South Korea, with the title of "Assistive Technology and Robotics for People with Disability"

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May, 2016: Prof. Min has been invited to the 2016 International Workshop on ICT in Medicine and Health Care (ICTMHC2016) as a keynote speaker.

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May, 2016: Dong Hun (Tom) Lee joins the lab. Welcome, Dong Hun!

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April, 2016: A paper titled "Real-time averaging of position data from multiple GPS receivers" has been accepted for publication in Measurement Journal!

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March, 2016: [Closed] We are currently soliciting applications for a fully funded Postdoc position.

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March, 2016: Prof. Min gave a seminar at IUPUI hosted by Prof. John Lee, with a title of "Assistive Robotics for Search-and-Rescue Operations and People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired".

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March, 2016: Prof. Dan Popa at University of Louisville visited SMART Lab. Check out our photo gallery page to see the large photo.

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February, 2016: Prof. Kevin Lynch at Northwestern University visited SMART Lab and Prof. Min hosted him for the Robotics Seminar at Purdue. Check out our photo gallery page to see more photos.

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January, 2016: Prof. Min gave a seminar at the Robotics Seminar Series as part of the Purdue Robotics Accelerator with a title of "Advancing Robotics Technology for Search-and-Rescue Operations and Assistive Robotics for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired"

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January, 2016: Jee Hwan Park joins the lab. Welcome, Jee Hwan!

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January, 2016: Yeonju Oh joins the lab. Welcome, Yeonju!

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December, 2015: A paper titled "Finding the Optimal Location and Allocation of Relay Robots for Building a Rapid End-to-end Wireless Communication" has been accepted for publication in Ad Hoc Networks Journal!

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November, 2015: Exciting! SMART Lab has obtained a dedicated web domain and hosting - www.smart-laboratory.org.

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October, 2015: Prof. Min is traveling to Korea to attend The Korea-US / US-Korea Workshop on Toward the Next Generation of Robotic Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief: Fundamental Enabling Technologies (Link)

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October, 2015: Wei-Liang Kai joins the lab. Welcome, Wei!

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October, 2015: Prof. Byung-Cheol Min had a Robotics seminar to 12 students and two faculty members from Tecnologia Superior University (TECSUP) in Lima and Arequipa, Peru on Assistive Robotics.

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September, 2015: Jun Han Bae and Prof. Byung-Cheol Min's manuscript describing an autonomous water sampling system has been accepted to IEEE SSRR 2015 LBR. Congrats, Jun Han!

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August, 2015: Jun Han Bae and Sangjun Lee join the lab. Welcome, Jun Han and Sangjun!

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August, 2015: Prof. Byung-Cheol Min has established the SMART Lab!