New paper on agriculture-related image dataset got accepted by CVPR 2020, Seattle

Congratulations, researchers from our group are employing visual pattern recognition techniques in agricultural setting, providing more opportunities in data-driven farming. The dataset produced by IntelinAir, a spinout from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and where our lab Principal Investigator, Professor Naira Hovakimyan is also co-founder and chief scientist at, will offer farmers with constructive and […]

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NSF Award Granted: “Virtual Sully”

Congratulations! We start a very interesting NSF funded project: “Virtual Sully”: Autopilot with Multilevel Adaptation for Handling Large Uncertainties. An interesting project regarding autopilots and their ability to mitigate risks inspired by the US Airways Flight 1549 in 2009 and Captain Chesley Sullenberger (“Sully”) and his co-pilot Jeffrey Skiles. Link to Grainger College of Engineering […]

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Next Generation School Outreach

Link to MechSE News. On July 12 2019, our lab and CSL participated to at the next generation outreach event at Montessori School in Champaign, IL. Students were able to get hands on the the ground robot (Jackal UGV) and the UAV (Intel drone) proving them with an introduction into the robotics.

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Congratulations! Arun’s paper got accepted in RSS.

The Paper ‘Proximity Queries for Absolutely Continuous Parametric Curves’ is accepted in RSS. The paper and the code can be downloaded through arXiv and github. Curve – Convex PolygonCurve – Curve   CurveProximityQueries implements methods to compute the Closest Points Minimum Distance Tolerance Verification Collision Detection between an absolutely continuous parametric curve and another object, or […]

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