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CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute
Montreal’s ÉTS Focuses on Real-World Robotics
RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging


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The United Arab Emirates Encourages Women in Engineering
Thanks in part to demand from the local nuclear power industry, robotics research involving female engineering students is thriving in the United Arab Emirates. (May 28, 2015)

Autonomous Solutions Grows Despite Mineral Price Slide
ASI, which creates add-ons for vehicle automation, looks to fleet control software for long-term growth. (May 27, 2015)

Overheard at RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Presenters and attendees discuss the state of European robotics and things to improve. (April 29, 2015)

MassRobotics Seeks to Build Industry Standards
Daniel Theobald, CTO of Vecna Technologies, discusses his hopes for MassRobotics to help the entire industry. (April 23, 2015)

Vecna CTO Talks About Nurturing Roboticists
Qualified roboticists are hard to find, but talent and altruism can be developed. (April 22, 2015)

Australian Efforts to Hone Robotic Vision Get Government Support
The Australian Centre for Robotic Vision is working to improve machine vision for tasks such as fruit picking and environmental monitoring. (March 25, 2015)

Robotics Research at the Colorado School of Mines Ranges Far and Wide
Researchers at the Colorado School of Mines have developed robots for refinery inspection, as well as rehabilitation and laparoscopic surgery. (March 18, 2015)

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute
Martial Hebert, a leading researcher in computer vision and robotics at Carnegie Mellon University since 1984, will become director of the university’s Robotics Institute. Hebert succeeds Matthew Mason, head of the institute for the last decade, who will return his focus to teaching and to his research on robotic manipulation. (November 06, 2014)

Montreal’s ÉTS Focuses on Real-World Robotics
Montréal's L'École de Technologie Supérieure, one of the largest engineering school's in Canada, is helping to pioneer the world of precision robotics. We go inside the school's Control and Robotics Laboratory to find the secret to success. (October 01, 2014)

The Essential Interview: Mark Tilden, Inventor of BEAM Robotics
Mark Tilden, the father of BEAM robotics, discuss the several decade evolution of his Biomech technologies. (September 12, 2014)

Seegrid Names Jim Rock CEO
Jim Rock, former president of Vocollect Healthcare by Honeywell, has been named CEO of Seegrid. The move may enhance stability at Seegrid, which has been referred to in two recent and still-pending lawsuits. (September 12, 2014)

RobotsLAB Makes STEM Education More Engaging
RobotsLAB STEM-BOT 3D teaches students how to 3D print a robot, assemble it, and use the finished robot to solve problems based around mathematics and physics. (August 12, 2014)

How WPI is Shaping the Future of Robotics
Although long overshadowed by its Bay State rival MIT, Worcester Polytechnic Institute continues to make important contributions to the advancement of robotics education and innovation. (July 15, 2014)

Carnegie Mellon: The World’s Premier Robotics Institute?
The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute has transformed Pittsburgh into a hub for robotics research. (June 06, 2014)

Clearpath Robotics Names Anthony Tod VP of Engineering
Clearpath Robotics has named Anthony Tod VP of engineering. Tod will oversee the company’s hardware and software groups and support Clearpath’s continued expansion. (May 20, 2014)



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