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School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Human-Oriented Robotics and Control Lab


K-12 Stem Education

The HORC Lab promotes Engineering via outreach efforts targeted at preschool through middle school students through participation in Engineering Open House and the Night of the Open Door events, organized yearly by ASU and attracting more than 5,000 people.

Public outreach

The HORC Lab was featured at Cox Tv Channel 7, the STEM Journals show.

ASU researcher controls multiple drones with his mind, CBS5 Phoenix, July 13, 2016

ASU Researcher controls multiple drones with his mind, AZ Family 3TV, July 13, 2016

Meet the man who controls drones with his mind, Washington Post, July 12, 2016

How an ASU Professor Controls Drones Using His Mind, KJZZ Radio, July 31, 2016

ASU Researcher controls drone ‘swarm’ with his mind, PDDnet.com, July 26, 2016

Soon, you’ll control swarms of drones with your mind, Nerdist.com, July 25, 2016

Arizona State University finds a way to control drones using brainwaves, Memeburn, July 22, 2016

SWAGBOT, Move over cowboys, drones are herding cattle now, too, C/Net Tomorrow Daily, July 21, 2016

Researchers create mind controlled drone device, WMMT West Michigan, July 21, 2016

Brain-Powered drone swarms could seriously be a thing, Inverse, July 20, 2016

US Army helps develop drones that can be flown using mind control, Mirror, July 19, 2016

With this interface, one person can control a swarm of drones with their mind, The Science Explorer, July 18, 2016

This scientist is commanding a swarm of drones with his mind, Popular Science, July 18, 2016

Scientist controls multiple drones just by thinking, techfactslive.com, July 17, 2016

Researcher builds technology to control drone swarms with his mind, DNAIndia, July 17, 2016

Arizona State researcher controls multiple drones with his mind, Fox News 31, Denver, July 16, 2016

The drones that fly using MIND CONTROL: Swarms of UAVs developed for the US military could be guided by brain waves, Daily Mail, July 16, 2016

This scientist can control a swarm of drones with his thoughts, Digitaltrends, July 15, 2016

Engineering professor developing mind-controlled drones for Air Force, Stars and Stripes, July 14, 2016

How to control a bunch of drones with the power of thought alone, Techradar, July 14, 2016

The military will soon control swarms of drones with their minds, New York Post, July 13, 2016

Using wireless interface, operators control multiple drones by thinking of various tasks, Science Daily, July 13, 2016

Brain control: Taking human-technology interaction to the next level, SEMTE news, April 2015

Fortifying national defense with robot swarms, resilient materials, SEMTE news, January 2015

ASU professor strives to develop military vehicles controlled by thought, State Press, May 2014