COVID-19 Response

In response to the current shortage of medical supplies, the FASER Lab is prioritizing the prototyping and supply of PPE to medical providers in the Blacksburg and New River Valley area. We are currently directing our capabilities towards face shields and a monitoring system for improvised respirators. For more information, see our recent news post.

Komendera, Erik 2018

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-7192

Erik Komendera, Ph.D.

Director, FASER Laboratory
FASER Lab Mission and Strategy:

The Mission of the Field and Space Experimental Robotics (FASER) Laboratory is to develop advanced methods for robotic collaboration and construction on the ground and eventually in space.

Particular research focuses of the FASER Lab include:

  • Collaborative assembly
  • Innovative metrology systems
  • Autonomous servicing and repair
  • Modular design of space systems

As the FASER lab grows, the scope of activities pursued shall also expand into exciting new areas.

Laboratory address:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
635 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-6045