Robotics is a multidisciplinary research area that investigates the design, fabrication, and application of robots, as well as the development of computer algorithms and systems for their sensing and control. Research at Duke encompasses a diverse array of topics within robotics, such as robot learning, autonomous systems, perception, human-robot interaction, manipulation, and control. Our researchers are committed to advancing the state-of-the-art in robotics by addressing fundamental challenges in embodiment intelligence and exploring practical applications to improve and enrich human lives. Significant contributions from Duke's robotics researchers also delve into deep challenges on equipping robots with advanced cognitive capabilities.