Mobile robot base for assistance - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

This project aims to design and control a four-wheeled omni-directional robotic platform for multiple applications, including rehabilitation and assistance. The mobile platform will closely follow the motion of a human operator located in the middle of the frame.

Project Dates

Start Date: 1/8/2024 - End Date: 4/20/2024

Students Needed

Type of Project


Student Responsibilities

The student will optimize the mechanical  design of a first prototype, design and implement a controller for path following, design and implement sensing system to enable user following.  

Time Commitment

10 hour(s)

Student Requirements

The student is expected to have experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) CAD design, (2) servo motor control, (3) Arduino/matlab programming. If you have any previous experience with mobile robots, it would be very helpful.

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

For EXCEL URE Students Only

Additional Notes

Possibility of payment OPS available ($12-15 per hour)

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 09-19-2019
  • Location:
    • Lake Nona
  • Paid: Yes