Welcome to the DARC Lab at the Univ. of Utah, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering! Our research focuses on design, automation, robotics and control. - Kam K. Leang

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A walking-flying robot: We call it the Dynamic Underactuated Flying-Walking (DUCK) robot. It's a quadcopter with passive-dynamic legs for walking! This work will be presented at the 2016 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) and the video will be featured in the ICRA 2016 Trailer: Episode I -- Flying robots .

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Our research focuses on design, automation, robotics and control for intelligent autonomous systems. Applications encompass micro- and nano-scale positioning systems, scanning probe microscopes, and robotics.
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UofU Dept. Mechanical Engineering

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University of Utah

The University of Utah, is a public coeducational space-grant research university in Salt Lake City, Utah. As the state's flagship university, the university offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and more than 92 graduate degree programs.
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