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Researchers from Prof. Roland Siegwart’s team developed a new robot called C2D2, which can move across walls and ceilings. This robot will be used to inspect aging bridges across all surfaces.

Equipment World | PaintSquare | Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems | Autonomous Systems Lab | Prof. Roland Siegwart


PuppetCopter Maurice was a Focus Project last year - now, Disney Research is patenting the project.



The Chairless Chair is an invisible chair that you can wear. It takes the load off the legs and helps the user to lead a healthier, more comfortable and more productive life.



The Legged Robotics Team of  the Autonomous Systems Lab, was awarded the Best Robot Video Award at the AAAI Video Competition 2014, July 27-31, 2014 in Québec City, Canada, for his video “How to engineer a dog”.

More | Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems | Autonomous Systems Lab | Prof. Roland Siegwart


The Focus Project, Formula Student Electric, is a triumph! The AMZ Racing Team earned the overall victory with a great performance in the Formula Student Germany. This marks the biggest success in the AMZ history.

More (German) | AMZ | Institute of Virtual ManufacturingProf. Pavel Hora


Alex Hasse, former doctoral student with Prof. Mazza and Prof. Ermanni, and former post-doc in Prof. Ermanni’s team(Pioneer Grant), was appointed associate professor at the University of Erlangen in July.

Institute of Mechanical Systems and Laboratory of Composite Materials and Adaptive Structures | Prof. Edoardo Mazza and Prof. Dr. Paolo Ermanni


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