Our vision is that; we will be known for transforming the world of robotics and recognized as an international leader in the domains of autonomous systems and human-robot collaborative systems for a variety of applications, especially manufacturing, healthcare and first responder security. We will enable the assembly of strong, innovative, multi-disciplinary teams in support of contemporary and future societal grand challenges. Through our academic and research collaborations across campus, we will graduate a new generation of robotics who serve on the faculties of leading institutions in a variety of departmental disciplines and work in the most advanced industrial research laboratories.