Sixth Annual Mobile Robot Competition

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PARTICIPANTS

This page contains contact information for all of the actual participants of the competition. From here you can send e-mail to participants or visit their home pages.

Alphabetical listing, by organization:


Participant Information, in the order it was received:

Georgia Tech


Sally and Shannon (two of the four Nomad 150 robots used for the Find Life on Mars event), and one of the six custom robots available for the Home Vacuum event (inset). An RWI B21 will also be used in the Home Vacuum event.

Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal contact: Tucker R. Balch
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 3 (Vacuum)
Telephone: (404) 894-9311
tucker@cc.gatech.edu
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/ai/robot-lab/MRLHome.html

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Miamisburg High School Electronics Club

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Miamisburg High School Electronics Club
Principal contact: Wayne C. King
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 2 (Find Remote), Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres), Exhibition
Telephone: (937) 866-0771
aj095@dayton.wright.edu
No web site

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University of New Mexico

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University of New Mexico, EECE
Principal contact: Greg Heileman
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 3 (Vacuum), Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres)
Telephone: (505) 277-4011
heileman@eece.unm.edu
http://www.eece.unm.edu/lobot

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Kansas State University

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Kansas State University
Principal contact: David A. Gustafson
Most likely to participate in: Event 2 (Find Remote), Event 3 (Vacuum), Exhibition
Telephone: (913) 532-6350
dag@cis.ksu.edu
No home page

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McGill University


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McGill University
Principal contact: Eric Bourque
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars)
Telephone: (514) 398-2186
ericb@cim.mcgill.ca
http://www.cim.mcgill.ca/~dudek/mobile.html

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Brandeis University


Beni and Mae, the Interaction Lab RWI Pioneers.

Interaction Lab, Brandeis University
Principal contact:
Barry B. Werger
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 3 (Vacuum), Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres), Exhibition
Telephone: (617) 736-2700
barry@cs.brandeis.edu
http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~agents/contest.html

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University of Minnesota


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University of Minnesota
Principal contact: Maria L. Gini
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Exhibition
Telephone: (612) 625-5582
gini@cs.umn.edu
http://www.cs.umn.edu/Research/airvl/

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Dartmouth College

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Dartmouth College
Principal contact: Tim Lifshits
Most likely to participate in: Event 3 (Vacuum), Exhibition
Telephone: (603) 646-5905
yoz@dartmouth.edu
No home page

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Texas Robotics & Automation Center Labs (TRACLabs)


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Texas Robotics & Automation Center Labs (TRACLabs)
Principal contact: Peter R. Bonasso
Most likely to participate in: Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres)
Telephone: (281) 483-2738
bonasso@aio.jsc.nasa.gov
No home page

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Brown University

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Brown University
Principal contact: Bill Smart
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 2 (Find Remote), Event 3 (Vacuum), Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres)
Telephone: (401) 863-7667
wds@cs.brown.edu
No home page

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Colorado School of Mines

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Colorado School of Mines
Principal contact: Robin R. Murphy
Most likely to participate in: Event 1 (Mars), Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres), Exhibition
Telephone: (303) 273-3874
rmurphy@mines.edu
No home page

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University of Texas, El Paso

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University of Texas, El Paso
Principal contact: Luis G. Floriano
Most likely to participate in: Event 3 (Vacuum)
Telephone: (915) 747-5596
Floriano@cs.utep.edu
No home page

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Swarthmore College

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Swarthmore College
Principal contact: Lisa Meeden
Most likely to participate in: Event 3 (Vacuum)
Telephone: (610) 328-8565
meeden@cs.swarthmore.edu
No home page

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Naval Research Laboratory


Nomad 200 Mobile Robot (used for ARIEL Demonstration and Hors d'oeuvres Event)

Naval Research Laboratory
Principal contact: Brian Yamauchi
Most likely to participate in: Event 4 (Hors d'oeuvres), Exhibition
Telephone: (202) 767-2881
yamauchi@aic.nrl.navy.mil
http://www.aic.nrl.navy.mil/~schultz/research/

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Competition contact info:

Robot Competition Co-chairs:

Ronald C. Arkin, Georgia Tech, Mobile Robot Laboratory (email arkin@cc.gatech.edu )
Jim Firby, University of Chicago, Artificial Intelligence Lab (email firby@cs.uchicago.edu)

Robot Exhibition Chair:

Holly Yanco, MIT, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (email holly@ai.mit.edu)

Fundraising Chair:

Robin Murphy, Colorado School of Mines, Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (email rmurphy@mines.edu)
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