Swerve Robotic Systems


Swerve is a highly agile, autonomous, and ROS-enabled mobile platform that is designed up to the ASTM and ADA standards for human safety and industrial use.

Swerve is optimized for human and product transportation and can instantaneously move in any direction allowing for highly agile maneuvers. On-board state estimation algorithms coupled with optical flow, GPS, and IMU data provides the robot an understanding of its location and environment. Swerve is targeted for warehouse optimization, entertainment, and transportation industries.


Swerve is a ROS-enabled robot

Swerve has omni-directional drive

Swerve is open source

Swerve is autonomous

Swerve can be human operated

Swerve complies with human safetry standards

Meet the Team

Harrison Katz

Mechanical Design

Mechanical Analysis

Alexander Nhan

Machine Learning

Software Developer

Frederick Wachter

Software Developer


Matthew Wiese

Mechanical Design



Dr. Ajmal Yousuff

Head Advisor

Dr. Tein-Min Tan


Josh Geating

Technical Advisor


Sponsors and Partners

We are currently looking for partners for developing the Swerve robot. We are looking for technical advice, hardware donations, and/or monetary donations.

In return we will place your logo on our robot, promotional materials and any other relevent event/item with sizing based on the sponsorship level. We are also willing to work with our partners for specific needs.

To speak with us about becomming a partner, please use either the button below or send us a message on the Contact Us section below.

Become a Partner

Contact Us

Please contact us using the form on the right and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

3141 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104 USA

SwerveRoboticSystems (at) gmail.com

Last updated: October 11th, 2017