May 2013. Li (Emma) Zhang receives the Robert McNaughton Prize in recognition of her outstanding performance as a graduate student in computer science.
September 2012. *Jeff Trinkle and Prof. Siwei Lyu (U Albany) receive a National Robotics Initiative grant fromNSF to study the Contact-SLAM problem.
November 2011. Jeff Trinkle is awarded the "Guest Professorship for Autonomous Manipulation" at University of Freiburg.
January 2011. Li (Emma) Zhang becomes "Grasping and Manipulation Intern" at Willow Garage.
January 2010. Jeff Trinkle becomes an IEEE Fellow.
November 2009. Jeff Trinkle wins a Humboldt Research Prize from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
March 2009. Eric Meisner, Selma Sabanovic, Volklan Isler, Linnda Caporael, Jeff Trinkle are nominated for best paper award in HRI 2009 for "ShadowPlay: A Generative Model for Non-Verbal Human-Robot Communication."
May 2008. Pat Marion and Onur Tekdas win Founder's Award of Excellence.
February 2008. Pat Marion wins CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Award honorable mention.
January 2008. Volkan Isler wins NSF CAREER Award.
June 2007. Nilanjan Chakraborty, Steve Berard, Srinivas Akella, and Jeff Trinkle win Springer Best Student Paper Award (and $2,500) at RSS 2007.
May 2005. Jufeng Peng wins Joaquin B. Memorial Prize in Mathematics.
May 2004. Peng Song, Vijay Kumar, Jong-Shi Pang, and Jeff Trinkle win ICRA Kayamori Best Automation Paper Award.
January 2001. Srinivas Akella wins NSF CAREER Award.