• Faculty and students working in a robotics lab.

    In partnership with local universities such as Cornell, RIT and the University of Rochester, we are promoting local collaborations and creating entrepreneurship opportunities in robotics.

  • Aerial view of UB's SOAR facilitity.

    CEAR brings together researchers from across Western New York, and from a variety of backgrounds, to solve real-world problems using robotic and autonomous technologies and applications.

  • Student working in motion capture lab.

    CEAR research will impact critical industries such as aerospace, manufacturing, logistics, and defense.

The Center for Embodied Autonomy and Robotics (CEAR) aims to increase robotics engagement across the University at Buffalo and beyond through interdisciplinary research, industry collaborations, and education.

Research Areas

Swarm of droves in the blue sky.

Swarm Robotics

faculty member demonstrating a drone.

Human Robot Interaction

Stock image of the international space station.

Space Robotics

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