IEEE group manipulation awardGray Thomas, a graduate student at the Human Centered Robotics Lab led by aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics professor Luis Sentis, was on a team of authors selected to win the IEEE ICRA 2017 Best Robotic Manipulation Paper Award. Other authors of the paper include graduate student Prashant Rao and assistant professor Ashish D. Deshpande of mechanical engineering.

The winning paper was titled "Analyzing Achievable Stiffness Control Bounds of Robotic Hands with Compliantly Coupled Finger Joints." Learn more on the Robotics at UT Austin site.