Vision, Assistive Devices, and Experimental Robotics Laboratory
Welcome to the VADER Laboratory at Lehigh University!
Founded in September 2003 by Prof. John Spletzer,
the lab serves as an inter-disciplinary research center focused on
advancing the use of field and service robots in real-world
environments. Based in the Department of Computer Science and
Engineering in the P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science (RCEAS), the laboratory welcomes
students with backgrounds stemming from a multitude of disciplines.
These include but are by no means limited to: Computer Science and
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.
Feel free to browse our pages. If you have any questions or
comments, please email these to .
|5 Dec 2014: Matthew Kilgore wins
Outstanding Senior Project Award.|
Matthew Kilgore who won the Outstanding Senior Project Award in
Computer Science for "PyRo - The Python Robotics Framework." Matthew
was advised by Prof. Spletzer|
|16 Sep 2014: UAV Research Presented
at IROS 2014|
|Corey Montella presented his paper on
RL applied to dynamic soaring
at IROS2014. You can find the
|25 Aug 2014: The lab welcomes Jack
Keller as a new PhD Research Assistant.|
|Jack will be
working with Tyler Trephan on our new USV project.|
|19 May 2014: Congratulations
|Congratulations to new lab alumni Tashwin
Khurana and Tyler Trephan. Tashwin has completed her M.S. degree, and
will be interning with Bosch Research. Tyler completed his
B.S. degreem, and will be staying as a graduate research assistant to
head up our new USV project.|