Robotics

Extreme Exploration

Humans have always dreamed of exploring the unknown, whether it was what lay beyond the horizon or what lay beyond the stars. While humans have achieved incredible feats in exploration—mapping the world and sending people to the moon—there is still unexplored terrain tugging on the human imagination, but potentially still out of our reach. This is where robot explorers come into play. Read More

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IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

Since 1987, the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) has been working to advance innovation, education, and research in robotics and automation.

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Explore Robotics with Competitions and Camps!

You can learn more about robotics and start building your own robots with competitions and summer camps.

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Meet Maciej J. Zawodniok!

Maciej J. Zawodniok is Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (former UMR). Dr. Zawodniok’s research focuses on adaptive and energy-efficient protocols for wireless networks, network-centric systems, network security, cyber-physical and embedded systems with applications to manufacturing and maintenance. Read More

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Design a Robot Arm

When engineers design a robot, they usually have a specific problem or task in mind. In this activity, you will design a robot arm that needs to be able to pick up a Styrofoam cup. You’ll have a variety of materials to choose from. You’ll select your materials, sketch out your design, then build and test your robot arm. If it doesn’t work, go back to the drawing board and try again!Read More

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Double Take

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