BGU researchers are developing innovative robots designed to handle jobs too dangerous, dirty or dull for people to do.

BGU is leading the robotics field through basic and applied research on various aspects of robotics technology, such as perception, artificial intelligence, motor control, and mechanical design. Robots developed at BGU are being used in surgery, in search and rescue, and in agriculture. They are spraying and picking crops, climbing walls and crawling through rubble. Wearable robots are harvesting energy from human movement. The University’s Agricultural, Biological and Cognitive (ABC) Robotics Initiative is advancing multidisciplinary robotics research.

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Lizard-Inspired Amphibious Robot Runs Across Water

November 4, 2020

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Designed for agricultural, search and rescue and excavation purposes, BGU's newest robot can swim and crawl.

NPR Podcast Features BGU Pain Research

September 3, 2020

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU research finds that physical interaction with a furry robotic seal can reduce the perception of pain.

Caterpillar-like Robot Climbs and Overcomes Obstacles

February 6, 2020

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

BGU’s minimalist robotic tank builds its own track as it lifts up into the air and drives.