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British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.'s lag in industrial automation?

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...