ShanghaiTech Automation and Robotics Lab - STAR Lab is dedicated to research on intelligent and novel algorithms, software and also hardware for various robotic applications. It was found in August 2014 by Prof. Sören Schwertfeger of the School of Information Science and Technology of ShanghaiTech University. The lab is dedicated to excellence in research and teaching in robotics and is part of the STAR Center. If you are interested in joining or visiting the lab, please refer to the respective advertisement on the openings page.



Visiting Student Edoardo Amadei

Between March and July 2017 the visiting student Edoardo Amadei is joining the STAR Lab to conduct research on robot arm control. We are welcoming Edoardo to Shanghai and hope for a fruitful visit!

27. March 2017

New STAR Center Logo

The STAR Center has a new logo. After several iterations and voting by the students and professors of the center we have the new logo:

More info on the logo can be found on the according page

19. January 2017

STAR Center Inauguration Party

On January 12 2017 the STAR Center held its inaugurational party. Present were Prof. Jie Lu, Prof. Sören Schwertfeger, Lab Assistant Yongxia Shen and the students. We saluted the center with German champagne and German sweets. Other activities included a survey about the new STAR Center logo and a race, testing the remote control capabilities of the students by steering the Clearpath Jackal robots along a small racetrack. 

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12. January 2017

STAR Lab moved!

On Dec 20 2016 the ShanghaiTech Automation and Robotics Lab - STAR Lab finally moved to its permanent location within the STAR Center in the new SIST building. See the lab page for more info on our laboratory. Thanks for all students and staff that helped with the move!

The lab is located in the SIST building 1D, room 203 (second floor) - see the STAR Center page for a map.

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20. December 2016