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Building Soft Robots To Lend A Helping Hand (Or Four)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Soft robotic hand holding an apple

Spartan researchers have won a grant to develop next-generation machines to help humans in orchards and operating rooms Smarter. Better. Faster. Softer. That’s what Michigan State’s Zhaojian Li…

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Tan Named Hong Endowed Chair In Electrical Engineering

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Engineering Building

Xiaobo Tan has been named the Richard M. Hong Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering in the Michigan State University College of Engineering. Tan is an MSU Foundation Professor of Electrical…

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Using Robots to Assist Neurological Impairment Recovery

Thursday, June 25, 2020
robotic arm

Movement impairments after strokes and other neurological injuries are among the most common causes of long-term disability in the United States. Thanks to a $700,000 grant from the…

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MSU to Improve Search-and-Rescue with Robots, Humans

Monday, September 11, 2017
robot

Equipped with a $750,000 grant, MSU researchers hope to save more lives with more efficient underwater search-and-rescue missions through the joint efforts of humans and robots. The National…

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AAAS Interdisciplinary Panel Dives into Underwater Robotics

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Xiaobo Tan, a Michigan State University Foundation Professor of electrical and computer engineering, was part of a recent presentation at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s…

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MSU Robotics and Autonomy for Smart Agriculture

Friday, March 24, 2017

Xiaobo Tan, MSU Foundation Professor and professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, describes his research in agricultural robotics and the progression of autonomous…

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Xiaobo Tan Named IEEE Fellow

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Xiaobo Tan and robofish

Xiaobo Tan, an MSU Foundation Professor and faculty-researcher in Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the…

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Robotics Engineer Tan Named MSU Foundation Professor

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Xiaobo Tan

Michigan State University (MSU) has named Xiaobo Tan an MSU Foundation Professor. Tan, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of MSU’s Smart…

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