Apr 18, 2022

Gatik (co-founded by Gautam Narang, MRSD ’15) reaches new milestone

By |2022-04-18T16:58:45-04:00April 18th, 2022|

Gautam Narang (MRSD ’15) co-founded Gatik in 2017, and he is the CEO.  In August 2021, Gatik became the first autonomous trucking company worldwide to operate fully driverless, middle-mile commercial deliveries. The company makes daily runs on a fixed, repeatable route for Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas, delivering customer orders from a dark store to a [...]

Jul 6, 2020

IROS accepts paper from 2019 Team G

By |2020-07-06T15:35:14-04:00July 6th, 2020|

The International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (known as IROS) recently accepted the paper Adaptive Informative Sampling with Environment Partitioning for Heterogeneous Multi-Robot Systems submitted by four MRSD alumni from the graduating Class of 2020.  Team G, comprised of Yunfei Shi, Ning Wang, Yang Zhang, & Jianmin Zheng, worked hard for all of 2019 [...]

May 6, 2020

MRSD Students Excel at MBZIRC 2020

By |2020-05-06T10:58:40-04:00May 6th, 2020|

This spring MRSD students from the Class of 2020 successfully competed in the MBZ International Robotics Competition. The competition took place in Abu Dhabi and involved multiple challenges that tested the state of the art of unpersonned aerial vehicle (UAVs) interacting with their surroundings. Team R.A.M.S achieved 4th place out of 19 teams in the aerial block [...]

Oct 10, 2019

Aishanou Rait (MRSD ’16) featured in recent employee spotlight interview

By |2019-10-10T11:39:38-04:00October 10th, 2019|

2016 MRSD alumna Aishanou Rait works at Starsky Robotics, a San Francisco-based start-up focused on self-driving trucks. They recently featured her in an employee spotlight interview, where Aishanou explains her entrance into the field of robotics from her personal point of view as a female. She also outlines what life is like at a busy [...]

Jul 11, 2019

Reese Mozer (MRSD ’15) and Eitan Babcock (MRSD ’16) expand American Robotics

By |2019-07-15T09:13:54-04:00July 11th, 2019|

Co-Founders Reese Mozer (MRSD ’15, CEO) and Eitan Babcock (MRSD ’16, Chief Roboticist) of American Robotics, a Boston-based start-up focused on developing automated industrial drones, continue to find success. AR has raised $6.5 million in total funding thus far to support expansion of the team and further development of its pilotless drone technology. The successful [...]

Sep 25, 2018

Stephen Smith (MRSD ’15) now CTO of TerrAvion

By |2019-06-25T11:47:40-04:00September 25th, 2018|

2015 MRSD alumnus Stephen Smith has recently been named the Chief Technology Office (CTO) of TerrAvion.  TerrAvion is the largest volume subscription provider of aerial imagery in the US. They do 100 times more imagery than the entire electric drone industry and handle more data than the top 10 satellite imagery services combined. Subscription aerial imagery allows the [...]

Aug 7, 2018

Rucha Yantra LLP founded by Rohit Dashrathi (MRSD ’16)

By |2018-08-07T10:08:42-04:00August 7th, 2018|

2016 MRSD alumnus Rohit Dashrathi founded Rucha Yantra LLP.  Yantra is a tech start-up based in India that is working to solve the problems in the field of material handling with Mobile Robotics – or as they call it, “Mobotics.” An R&D organization by nature, Yantra specializes in indigenous designing and development, as well as manufacturing [...]

Jan 10, 2018

Master of Science in Robotic Systems Development Fund

By |2018-01-10T14:15:39-05:00January 10th, 2018|

MRSD Students are a hard-working and diverse group who devote a great deal of time and energy to their studies. A new fund has been established to allow donations to directly benefit current students, in the form of conference attendance/travel, lab improvements, equipment updates, and special events for the program. Provide a Gift to MRSD

Jun 15, 2017

2013 MRSD alumnus Mingche Su has co-founded BitTiger

By |2018-01-10T13:36:20-05:00June 15th, 2017|

2013 MRSD alumnus Mingche Su has co-founded BitTiger, an online learning platform that provides quick, effective, and affordable training in practical skills that prepare students to be as productive as possible in their current and future jobs.

May 24, 2017

2013 MRSD graduate Kartik Tiwari has co-founded Starsky Robotics, a self-driving truck start-up

By |2017-06-23T11:16:46-04:00May 24th, 2017|

Starsky Robotics CEO and co-founder Stefan Seltz-Axmacher wants to solve the primary logistical challenge for the trucking industry by taking drivers off the road and putting them in an office. Starsky Robotics is a self-driving truck startup. But its business model and approach is unlike other self-driving truck companies like Embark and Otto that have [...]

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