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CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute
Hebert joined the Robotics Institute in 1984, five years after it was founded. He played a role in NavLab, a pioneering program for self-driving vehicles, and in the development of perception capabilities for personal care robots. Read more.
RoboBusiness presents the winners of the 2014 Game Changer Awards, honoring the robotics industry's remarkable technical accomplishments and their makers. View 7 Game-Changing Robots


Education & Research News
Uber’s CMU Raid Raises Robotics Partnership Doubts
21st century highwaymen make off with researchers, showing the level of self-driving competition.

Why Are Too Few Females in Robotics? Could It Be the Robots?
As is evident from the male-dominated Finals of the DARPA Challenge, maybe too few females are in robotics because the robots are too “male”

Toymaker Gets $45M, Thanks to ‘Star Wars’ Cameo
Sphero's contribution to BB-8 droid brings more money to Colorado.

Clearpath Provides a Mobile Platform for Rethink’s Baxter
Ridgeback puts wheels on research manipulator robots.

Vecna Offers Testing Facilities to MassRobotics
Startup incubator to benefit from proximity to corporate labs.

Meet Me in Milan: RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Horizon 2020 controversy reflects uncertainty over EU robotics support.

University of Michigan Approves $54M for New Robotics Center
Part of larger $214 million plan for both medical testing and robotics research centers

Automation Brings Opportunities for Savvy Job Seekers
Those who overcome robot reluctance, watch industries, and get training should find work.

Webcast Aftermath: Notes from Careers in Robotics
Lots of audience input from six continents and thirty nations spread out over twelve time zones

Get Your Resume Ready: Careers in Robotics Webcast
February 25th 2PM EST: No end in sight as hiring to build, program, and operate robots grows 29%

Careers in Robotics: Spotlight on the University of Michigan
In the run up to our next webcast, Careers in Robotics, here's another hotbed of robotics under the spotlight

Webcast Series 2015: Key Issues Facing Global Robotics
Join the conversation, participate in change, share the new reality of robotics and automation

Getting Along with Your New Robot Buddy
Is a relational experience with technology beneficial to humans?

Imperial College London Drone Lab: Inside the Public-Private Partnership
We discuss the challenges of the public-private partnership that led to the Brahmal Vasudevan Aerial Robotics Lab at Imperial College London, including protection of intellectual property, how to measure ROI and more.

CMU Names Martial Hebert Director of Robotics Institute
Hebert joined the Robotics Institute in 1984, five years after it was founded. He played a role in NavLab, a pioneering program for self-driving vehicles, and in the development of perception capabilities for personal care robots.



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