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-<​html><​center></​html>​ +======= Welcome to the Novel Engineering for Swarm Technologies ​Lab! ======= 
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-===== Novel Engineering for Swarm Technologies ===== +We conduct research on [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swarm_robotics|swarm robotics]], including **coordination algorithms**,​ **software engineering**,​ and **human-swarm interaction.**
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 +Profs. Jing Xiao, Marko Popovic, Jie Fu, and Carlo Pinciroli are lead and co-PIs on a new [[https://​www.nsf.gov/​awardsearch/​showAward?​AWD_ID=1939061|NSF award "Phase II I/UCRC WPI: Center for Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-Being"​]].
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 +NEST Lab received a grant from [[https://​amazonrobotics.com/#/​|Amazon Robotics]] for a project on federated learning for robot swarms.
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 +NEST Lab received a gift from [[https://​www.mathworks.com/​|MathWorks]] for a project on multi-robot visual programming in [[https://​www.mathworks.com/​products/​simulink.html|Simulink]].
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 +    <h4 class="​media-heading">​mRobot Grant (August 1, 2018)</​h4>​
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 +NEST Lab received a grant from mRobot Technologies,​ Shangai for a project on navigation and coordination of multiple robots.
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 +    <h4 class="​media-heading">​SwarmMesh:​ A Distributed Data Structure for Cooperative Multi-Robot Applications</​h4>​
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 +Nathalie Majcherczyk,​ Carlo Pinciroli. [[https://​icra2020.org/​|ICRA 2020]].
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 +Peter Mitrano, Jordan Burklund, Michael Giancola, Carlo Pinciroli. [[https://​robotics.cs.rutgers.edu/​mrs2019/​|MRS 2019]].
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 +Jayam Patel, Xu Yicong, Carlo Pinciroli. [[https://​icra2019.org/​|ICRA 2019]]. 
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-       that act in the physical space. ​Robot swarms must react intelligently to environmental stimuli and interact with humans in a friendly manner. At NEST, we study how to best  +<div class="​media">​ 
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 +    <h4 class="​media-heading">​General ​Robot Co-design: Beyond the Monotone Case</​h4>​ 
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 +Luca CarloneCarlo Pinciroli[[https://​icra2019.org/​|ICRA 2019]]. 
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-  * **Sep 19, 2018 >>** The paper //​Decentralized Progressive Shape Formation with Robot Swarms// by Guannan Li, David St-Onge, Carlo Pinciroli, Andrea Gasparri, Emanuele Garone, and Giovanni Beltrame was accepted at the [[https://​www.springer.com/​engineering/​control/​journal/​10514|Autonomous Robots journal]]. +
-  * **Sep 3, 2018 >>** The paper //A Gamification Concept for Teaching Swarm Robotics// by Heiko Hamann, Carlo Pinciroli, and Sebastian von Mammen was accepted at the [[http://​ewme2018.iti.uni-luebeck.de/​|12th European Workshop on Microelectronics Education (EWME 2018)]]. +
-  * **Aug 30, 2018 >>** Nathalie Majcherczyk received a //IROS Student and Developing Countries (SDC) Travel Award// to attend [[https://​www.iros2018.org/​|IROS 2018]] in Madrid and present her paper. +
-  * **Jul 24, 2018 >>** The paper //​Decentralized Connectivity-Preserving Deployment of Large-Scale Robot Swarms// by Nathalie Majcherczyk,​ Adhavan Jayabalan, Giovanni Beltrame, and Carlo Pinciroli was accepted at [[https://​www.iros2018.org/​|IROS 2018]]. +
-  * **Jul 24, 2018 >>** The paper //Circle Formation with Computation-Free Robots Shows Emergent Behavioral Structure// by David St-Onge, Carlo Pinciroli, and Giovanni Beltrame was accepted at [[https://​www.iros2018.org/​|IROS 2018]]. +
-  * **Jun 14,2018 >>** The paper //​Simulating Kilobots within ARGoS: Models and Experimental Validation//​ by Carlo Pinciroli, Mohamed Salaheddine Talamali, Andreagiovanni Reina, James A. R. Marshall, and Vito Trianni was accepted at the [[http://​www.swarm-intelligence.eu/​ants2018/​|11th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2018)]]. +
-  * **Jun 14, 2018 >>** The paper //​Simulating Multi-Robot Construction in ARGoS// by Michael Allwright, Carlo Pinciroli, Navneet Bhalla, and Marco Dorigo was accepted at the [[http://​www.swarm-intelligence.eu/​ants2018/​|11th International Conference on Swarm Intelligence (ANTS 2018)]]. +
-  * **Apr 16, 2018 >>** Nathalie Majcherczyk received an //​Inclusion@RSS//​ travel grant to attend [[http://​www.roboticsconference.org/​|RSS]] 2018 in Pittsburgh and present a poster about her work. +
-  * **Mar 27, 2018 >>** Nathalie Majcherczyk received an //WPI Graduate Student// travel grant to attend [[https://​www.iros2018.org/​|IROS 2018]] in Madrid and present her paper. +
-  * **Mar 6, 2018 >>** The paper //​Engineering Safety in Swarm Robotics// by Giovanni Beltrame, Ettore Merlo, Jacopo Panerati, and Carlo Pinciroli was accepted at the [[https://​sselab.de/​lab9/​public/​wiki/​RoSE18/​index.php?​title=Main_Page|1st International Workshop on Robotics Software Engineering (RoSE 2018)]]. +
-  * **Jan 12, 2018 >>** The paper //From Swarms to Stars: Task Coverage in Robot Swarms with Connectivity Constraints//​ by Jacopo Panerati, Luca Gianoli, Carlo Pinciroli, Abdo Shabah, Gabriela Nicolescu, and Giovanni Beltrame was accepted for publication at [[http://​icra2018.org/​|ICRA 2018]]. +
-  * **Aug 14, 2017 >>** [[https://​youtu.be/​JnXO-SaDr18|Worcester Channel 3 coverage]] of research at NEST Lab. +
-  * **Aug 8, 2017 >>** [[https://​www.wpi.edu/​news/​taking-world-swarm?​utm_source=WPI&​utm_medium=Link&​utm_content=Swarm|Article of WPI Today]] about research at NEST Lab. +
-  * **May 29, 2017 >>** [[http://​the.swarming.buzz/​ICRA2017/​|Tutorial]] about [[http://​the.swarming.buzz/​|Buzz]] at [[http://​www.icra2017.org/​|ICRA2017]]. +
-  * **Apr 5, 2017 >>** WPI undergrad Brandon M. Sanders awarded a [[https://​www.wpi.edu/​research/​student/​undergraduate/​summer-undergraduate-research-fellowships|Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship]]. Brandon will use this scholarship to join NEST Lab over the summer. +
-  * **Mar 7, 2017 >>** Nathalie Majcherczyk awarded the first [[https://​www.wpi.edu/​academics/​graduate/​funding-opportunities/​phd-global-research-award|WPI PhD Global Research Scholarship]]. Nathalie will use this scholarship to visit [[http://​www.mistlab.ca/​|MIST Lab]] in Montreal over the summer. +
-  * **Feb 24, 2017 >>** WPI undergrad Sierra T. Palmer nominated [[http://​www.hluce.org/​cblprogram.aspx|Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholar]]. Sierra will use this scholarship to join NEST Lab over the summer. +
-  * **Nov 16, 2016 >>** Tutorial proposal about [[http://​the.swarming.buzz/​|Buzz]] accepted at [[http://​www.icra2017.org/​|ICRA2017]]. +
-  * **Nov 9, 2016 >>** Talk about paper //​Decentralized Progressive Shape Formation with Robot Swarms// at [[http://​www.dars2016.org/​|DARS2016]]. +
-  * **Oct 29-30, 2016 >>** [[http://​the.swarming.buzz/​|Buzz]] demo at [[http://​northeastrobotics.org/​NERC2016.html|NERC2016]]. +
-  * **Oct 12, 2016 >>** Talk about [[http://​the.swarming.buzz/​|Buzz]] at [[http://​www.iros2016.org/​|IROS2016]]. +
-  * **Sep 28, 2016 >>** Paper //​Swarm-Oriented Programming of Distributed Robot Networks// to appear on the [[https://​www.computer.org/​computer-magazine/​|IEEE Computer Magazine]].+
  
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