National Institutes of Health funded three research projects, through the
National Robotics Initiative Program, to develop innovative co-robots that
enhance mobility for individuals with visual and physical impairments. Dr.
Ye's project is one of the three that got funded.
awarded $750,000 to Dr. Cang Ye's research team to investigate robot
navigation methods based on a Flash LIDAR camera.
Cang Ye received research grant from the National Science Foundation
National Science Foundation awarded $320,389 research grant to Dr. Cang Ye
to develop computer vision methods that may enable portable blind
navigational devices to guide people with visual impairment.
Cang Ye and his students won best paper award at 2010 IEEE International
Conference on Mechatronics and Automation.
A paper co-author by Chris Robinson, GuruPrasad M. Hegde, Cang Ye, Ashley Stroupe, and Edward Tunstel won the Toshio Fukuda Best Paper Award in Mechatronics in 2010 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation. The paper was entitled “Computer Vision Based Wheel Sinkage Detection for Robotic Lunar Exploration Task.”