Welcome to the Robotics and Intelligent Systems (RiSYS) Laboratory of the Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Department at Rice University. The lab is directed by Dr. Fathi H. Ghorbel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering. We are interested in the areas of dynamic systems and control, robotics, and biomedical engineering systems. We hope you find these pages useful and informative.

June 2007: Ghorbel receives prestigious Schlumberger position

April 2007: Robotics: Dynamics, Sensing, Control and Scaling. Dean of Engineering New Professor Lecture by Fathi Ghorbel

March 2007: Sushant Dutta awarded Gerald E. Smith Memorial Scholarship

January 2007: Ghorbel's research featured at Governor's conference

Please follow the links on the left for more information about the lab.