Like National Robotics Week in the U.S., the U.K. Robotics Week is an opportunity to promote interest in STEM education and careers through challenges and other events. Will it help the U.K. stay competitive and dispel fears of automation?
Melonee Wise, founder of Unbounded Robotics and Fetch Robotics, talks about balancing her experiences in mechanical engineering, programming, and business management.
The Center for Manufacturing Excellence at Lansing Community College plans to serve the need for mechatronics operators.
The new Toyota Research Institute is doing more than developing self-driving vehicles; the company has a vision of a future full of robots.
A University of Oxford paper and the British press have warned that automation, AI, and robotics will replace up to half of jobs, but will really happen is uncertain.
Ten prominent women in robotics describe their research and development in areas including human-machine interaction, materials handling, and nanomedicine.
There’s a mismatch between what parents and job seekers expect and the actual opportunities in advanced manufacturing. Organizations are working to help make employment matches.
Vecna CEO and other MassRobotics board members talk about regional robotics initiative’s goals and the need to stay competitive.
Helen Greiner, co-founder of both iRobot and CyPhy Works, discusses challenges that she has faced and offers some recommendations to people just starting careers in robotics.
Uber is developing driverless vehicles with the help of 40 robotics researchers who left its partner, Carnegie Mellon University. The race to create self-driving cars may leave some industry-academia alliances in the dust.
Thanks in part to demand from the local nuclear power industry, robotics research involving female engineering students is thriving in the United Arab Emirates.
Qualified roboticists are hard to find, but talent and altruism can be developed.
Despite the claims of some studies, human skills will still be marketable as industrial automation increases. Workers will need retraining and some tech smarts to retain careers alongside robots.
University of Michigan: Robotics on the Move
The “Careers in Robotics: Job Options and Employment Outlook” webcast will help you start or advance a career in robotics, including what skills employers covet and resources for job openings and training. Webcast date: February 25, 2015
“There are two sides to every story; the truth inevitably resides somewhere in between.” -ancient proverb The Association for Advancing Automation, the A3, the global advocate for the automation industry, is disappointed in how 60 Minutes portrayed the industry in Sunday night’s “March of the Machines” segment. Judge for yourself: Here’s the program that “disappointed”…
Look for the slow disappearance of simple, everyday jobs that our neighbors, friends and relatives perform daily towill enable the transformation of work.
U.S. corporate recruiters and staffing firms posted more than 6,000 online job ads requiring robotics skill sets in May.
With Euro financial chaos raging on, China?s industrial engines slowing, and BRIC countries feeling a decided fiscal drag, the U.S., even with its economic rebound still limping along, is looking more and more like a manufacturing renaissance is unfolding?ever so slowly.