It’s National Robotics Week at AlphaLab Gear in East Liberty. Organizer Laura Kelly of Innovation Works, Inc. says middle school students were helped by engineers from three local companies.
“Victor” is rarely at a loss for words.
Illah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, does not help create the types of robots you will see in Terminator-like movies or even in the military.
Forty-five robots, built by students, will take the floor at the Petersen Events Center March 15. Winners move on to the First Robotics national competition in Saint Louis. They have six weeks to finish their creations.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to CMU robotics professor Howie Choset about how his snake robots are revolutionizing medicine- and everything else.