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Interactive Robotics Laboratory
Yu Gu, Professor



   Trevor Smith named NSF Graduate Research Fellow

  Madhav Rijal awarded Statler Fellowship

  Yu Gu named Researcher of the Year (2021-22) for the WVU Statler College


  Team Mountaineers place 6th in NASA Space Robotics Challenge (Phase II Centennial Challenge)

  Trevor Smith wins Science & Technology category of WVU Undergraduate Research Symposium


  Jared Beard named Ruby Distinguished Doctoral Fellow by WVU


  Yu Gu named NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Fellow


  Yu Gu awarded Big XII Faculty Fellowship (2018-19)

  Chizhao Yang award Outstanding Merit Fellwoship for Continuing Doctoral Studies

  Yu Gu achieves Excellence in Research Senior Level award (2017-18) 

  Yu Gu recognized for Mountaineer Values during WVU's 150th Anniversary Celebration


  Gabrielle Hedrick awarded with Benjamin M. Statler Ph.D. Fellowship

  Jared Beard named Goldwater Scholar


  WVU wins $750k in Final Challenge of NASA Centennial Sample Return Robot Challenge

  Cooperative Relative Localization for moving UAVs with single link range measurements awarded IEEE/ION PLANS 2016 Best Paper Award in Track B: Perception for Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Systems.

  Nicholas Ohi awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

  Yu Gu names Excellent Reviewer of the AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (2015-16)


  WVU wins Level-2 of NASA Centennial Challenge with award of $100,000

  Centennial Challenge Team Recognized by NASA and US Senators in the National Capital

  Yu Gu named Outstanding Research (2014-2015) by WVU Statler College


Other Awards

NASA WV SGC Undergraduate Fellowship: Marc Gramlich, Scott Harper, Jared Strader, Alexandra Augsberger, Colin  Osborn, Cameron Wilson, Tucker Johnson, Chad Hite, Stephen Jacobs.

NASA WV SGC Graduate Fellowship: Jason Gross, Matthew Rhudy, Zach Merceruio, Caleb Rice, Alexander Hypes, Scott Harper (twice), Jennifer Nguyen (twice), Jared Strader, Nicholas Ohi (three times), Conner Castle, Mo Buzzo, Jared Beard, Ronald Butts.

WVU Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE): Conner Castle, Benjamin Buzzo, Spencer Regnier, Tyler Cook.

JPL Visiting Student Research Program (JVSRP): Scott Harper, Jared Strader, Gabrielle Hedrick, Nicholas Ohi, Jared Beard, Jennifer Nguyen.