Welcome to RoboGrads

RoboGrads is the organization for Robotics PhD students at Georgia Tech. This website contains information and resources for current and prospective students. RoboGrads has the following aims:

  • Represent the interests of the students participating in the Robotics PhD program (Robotics students)
  • Provide a forum for Robotics students to discuss the progress and development of the program
  • Promote the recruitment of new students and facilitate a smooth transition into the program
  • Sponsor social events to engage Robotics students in a non-academic setting
  • Disseminate accurate and up-to-date student-specific information about the program
  • Liaise with other Robotics organizations to provide a relevant network for Robotics students
  • Give opportunities for service in the community using principles learned in the program

Latest News

article thumbnailTucker Hermans, Robotics Ph.D Student January 29, 2013 (Tuesday) Abstract: Autonomous robots deployed in complex, natural human environments such as homes and offices need to manipulate numerous objects throughout their lifetimes. For an autonomous robot to operate effectively in such a setting and not require excessive training on part of a human operator, it should be capable of discovering how to...
article thumbnailAlexander Cunningham, Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD StudentĀ  February 1st, 2013 (Friday), 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Klaus 3100 Abstract: The objective of the proposed research is to develop scalable decentralized inference algorithms enabling robust cooperative perception in robot teams operating in challenging, uncertain environments. During and after a major natural disaster, providing...