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Soft-bodied swimming robot uses only light for power and steering

September 10, 2019

In a paper in Science Robotics, materials scientists from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering describe a new…
Underwater gliders, robots improve hurricane forecasts

July 23, 2019

The models hurricane forecasters use to predict the paths of storms have become much more accurate in recent years,…
UTA anthropologist studies ancient submerged settlements in Great Lakes

July 11, 2019

Water covers nearly three-quarters of Earth’s surface, and one researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington is…
Underwater robot can count starfish and measure biomass

June 20, 2019

Specially developed smart sensors and underwater cameras can enable robots to handle monitoring tasks in the sea. Starfish…
Raspberry Pi underwater camera drone

April 9, 2019

Never let it be said that some makers won’t jump in at the deep end for their ambitious…
One year into the mission, autonomous ocean robots set a record in survey of Antarctic ice shelf

January 25, 2019

A team of ocean robots deployed in January 2018 have, over the past year, been the first self-guided…
UW, partners reach milestone in program using robots to monitor world’s oceans

January 16, 2019

Around the planet’s oceans, nearly 4,000 floats — many of them built at the University of Washington —…
Underwater sensors for monitoring sea life (and where to find them)

December 17, 2018

Harvesting power from the ocean, through spinning underwater turbines or bobbing wave-energy converters, is an emerging frontier in…
Explore the depths with the PiCam Marine

October 2, 2018

This article from The MagPi issue 74 highlights the use of the Raspberry Pi Zero to build a marine camera…
UW building underwater robots to study oceans around Antarctica

July 31, 2017

The water circling Antarctica has some of the roughest, most dangerous conditions on the planet. This water also…
New robot speeds sampling of ocean’s biogeochemistry and health

July 27, 2017

The world’s first underwater vehicle designed specifically to collect both biological and chemical samples from the ocean water…
From Monterey Bay to Europa: Building Resilient Robots

December 1, 2016

If you think operating a robot in space is hard, try doing it in the ocean. Saltwater can…
Exploring the seas, thanks to space

October 26, 2015

An underwater robot initially built to help astronauts train for life in weightlessness is now being tested in…
ONR Advances Cutting-Edge Unmanned Underwater Vehicles at Demo

October 5, 2015

Robotic arms help Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techs to neutralize underwater mines. Autonomous underwater vehicles map out a…
Underwater drone

September 16, 2015

Trident is underwater drone, that combines the control of an ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) and the efficiency of an…
Aquatics robotics attracts the attention of a budding engineer

September 11, 2015

Doctoral student uses scientific knowhow to develop robots capable of gathering environmental data for marine biologists. Mapping the…
Could tiny jellyfish propulsion drive design of new underwater craft?

September 2, 2015

The University of Oregon’s Kelly Sutherland has seen the future of under-sea exploration by studying the swimming prowess…
Robotic submarine team dives into competition

July 22, 2015

A group of engineering students hopes to make a splash with a robotic submarine they designed and built,…
Luca Parmitano: this year’s Captain NEEMO

July 7, 2015

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is to lead NASA’s 20th underwater astronaut training mission this month. Starting on 20…
Under-Ice Rover Chills With Fish at Aquatic Exhibit

June 27, 2015

A school of sardines fluttered by as giant leafy kelp swayed back and forth at the California Science…
MIT engineers hand “cognitive” control to underwater robots

May 7, 2015

For the last decade, scientists have deployed increasingly capable underwater robots to map and monitor pockets of the…
Nissan’s autonomous drive technology for deep sea exploration

April 13, 2015

Around View Monitor technology, developed by Nissan to use in autonomous cars, will help remotely operated vehicles search…
OSU to outfit undersea gliders to “think like a fish”

February 25, 2015

Oregon State University researchers have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will allow…
New tool monitors effects of tidal, wave energy on marine habitat

February 10, 2015

Researchers building a new underwater robot they’ve dubbed the “Millennium Falcon” certainly have reason to believe it will…
Underwater robot for port security

September 26, 2014

Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot,…
Underwater Cameras Give Teams New Look at SeaPerch National Challenge

May 20, 2014

 Adding to the excitement of this year’s event, middle and high school students got an underwater view of…
A robot dives into search for Malaysian Airlines flight

April 18, 2014

In the hunt for signs of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 — which disappeared on March 8 after deviating…
UW startup creates underwater robotics with a human touch

April 16, 2014

It should be just as easy to use a robotic arm as it is to use your own…
Underwater scooter to reveal Filipino reefs

March 27, 2014

SVII camera system surveying coral reefs. University of Queensland (UQ) coral reef researchers will visit the Philippines this…
A robot turtle will help underwater archaeologists to inspect shipwrecks

December 2, 2013

The Robot Safari in London Science Museum will see the world premiere of the underwater robot U-CAT, a…
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