Welcome

Welcome to RoboGrads!  We are a graduate student organization that serves to represent the interests of graduate students who are involved in research labs in the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (IRIM).  We also organize a variety of academic, social, and outreach events, shown on the calendar below along with robotics-related talks, proposals, and defenses.

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Online Resources

This page lists resources relevant to prospective, new, and current robotics PhD students at Georgia Tech. RoboGrads is not responsible for the content of external websites. If you find a broken link or you think any of the following content is inaccurate or out-of-date, please email pierce.howell@gatech.edu.

IRIM Website (external link) – https://robotics.gatech.edu/
The official website for the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines. This includes IRIM news, events, people, research, labs, etc.

Robotics Ph.D Program Official Website (external link) – https://phdrobotics.gatech.edu/
This is the official website of Georgia Tech’s Robotics Ph.D program. Look here for Robotics Ph.D degree requirements, admission requirements, and general FAQ’s about the program.

Robotics PhD Program Application Process(external link) – https://phdrobotics.gatech.edu/requirements
Interested in applying to the robotics PhD program at Georgia Tech? This is the place to start.

Robotics PhD Qualification Process
Click here to learn more about the Robotics PhD Qualification Process as of Spring 2020.

Browse publications and talks from IRIM at SMARTech.

Interested in applying to the robotics PhD program at Georgia Tech?  Start the application process here.

Not a current or prospective student? Interested in touring some of our cutting-edge research robotics labs?  Would like RoboGrads students to host a robotics demo at your event? Check out Outreach events that RoboGrads provides.

About RoboGrads

RoboGrads is run by a student-elected executive board.  To find out more about the roles of the executive board, the current board members, and contact information, see the Executive Board page.

The purpose of RoboGrads is to:

Some of our activites and events include:

  1. Represent the interests of the students participating in the Robotics PhD program (Robotics students)
  2. Provide a forum for Robotics students to discuss the progress and development of the program
  3. Promote the recruitment of new students and facilitate a smooth transition into the program
  4. Sponsor social events to engage Robotics students in a non-academic setting
  5. Disseminate accurate and up-to-date student-specific information about the program
  6. Liaise with other Robotics organizations to provide a relevant network for Robotics students
  7. Give opportunities for service in the community using principles learned in the program
  • Fall Orientation
  • Faculty/Student Mixers
  • Qualifying Exams FAQ
  • Student Research Presentations
  • Student Socials
  • Intramural Sports
  • Halloween Party
  • RoboWomen Events
  • Outdoor Social Events
  • Robotics Cultural Enrichment