CMU Robotics Institute
Robotic arms corral a bouncing ball in a central arena as competitors give chase. Area high school teams square off in what is known as the “FIRST” Robotic Competition.
The surface of the moon is a long way from Carnegie Mellon University. Monday morning, the CMU Robotics Institute unveiled the prototype for Polaris, a robotic vehicle slated to drill for polar ice buried in moon dust.
Dr. Stephen Smith and his team at CMU’s Robotics Institute have developed a smart traffic signal pilot system at the busy Penn Avenue intersection in East Liberty.