CATS Research Focus Areas

The CATS core competencies include:

  • Advanced Manufacturing -- industrial automation, flexible material handling, design for manufacturing, flexible manufacturing, robotics
  • Modeling and Control -- multi-scale modeling, model identification and reduction, high performance control algorithms, learning and adaptation, design optimization, mechatronics
  • Vision and Sensing -- feature identification and tracking, vision guided assembly, vision based inspection, optomechatronics, adaptive optics

CATS research application areas include:

  • Fuel Cell Design and Manufacture
  • Advanced Composites Engineering
  • Optomechatronics
  • Biomedical Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Micro- and Nano- Systems
  • Robotics and Industrial Automation