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Autonomous Snake-like Robot to Support Search-and-Rescue

Autonomous Snake-like Robot to Support Search-and-Rescue

Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating autonomous snake-like robots that can navigate through the rubble, confined spaces, and rough terrain left in the aftermath of a disaster and send images and information to search-and-rescue teams.

3 Ways to Get Kids into Engineering

3 Ways to Get Kids into Engineering

The challenges our world faces are growing by the day. We can't afford to have a lack of engineers working to solve these problems. Here are a few fun ways to kids interested in engineering.

Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics

Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics

In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Currently the UNC Charlotte site director for the Center on Robots and Sensors for the Human Well-being, Xiao has been conducting...

Drone Testing in Denmark Gets Dedicated Airspace

Drone Testing in Denmark Gets Dedicated Airspace

The UAS Denmark International Test Center & Cluster is intended to be hub for European drone testing, with friendly government regulation, access to university research, and an entrepreneurial ecosystem.