Embedded Systems and Robotics Lab

Embedded Systems and Robotics Lab

The Embedded Systems and Autonomous Vehicle Lab has a long history of university/industry collaboration with companies like Frontline Test Equipment, iRobot, Zapata Engineering, Emerson, Renesas, and National Instruments. Graduated students currently work in embedded systems jobs at Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Intel, General Dynamics, Dematic, Seagate, and The Mathworks. The lab director, Professor James Conrad, has over 25 years of experience in the embedded systems field in academia and at IBM, Ericsson/Sony Ericsson, and several start-ups.

Current Projects

ZapataBot autonomous All-terrain vehicle; InMoov Humanoid Robot; Robot Localization and Control.

Past Projects

Nekton Research/iRobot underwater vehicles, Stiquito Insectoid Robot, “Professor X” Humanoid robot, Renesas Embedded Microcontroller System Development.

Faculty: James Conrad

Collaborators: Hamed Tahbki (ECE) and Aidan Browne (ETCM)

Location: EPIC 2122/2124

Website: https://eng-resources.charlotte.edu/embeddedandroboticslab/ and https://webpages.charlotte.edu/~jmconrad/ResearchProjects.html