Shimon Robot and Friends

Shimon Robot


Shimon Robot and Friends: Musical Robots and Cyborgs from Room 100

Building off ideas and collaborating equally, the robot marimba player listens to bandmates live to present original compositions influenced by jazz and hip-hop.

Event Location: 

Loeb Playhouse


Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

Robotics Seminar

B.C. MinByung-Cheol Min, assistant professor of computer and information technology, will present "Advancing Robotics Technology for Search-and-Rescue Operations and Assistive Robotics for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired."

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Friday, January 22, 2016 - 1:30pm

Robotics Seminar - Pieter Abbeel


Pieter Abbeel will present "Machine Learning and Optimization for Robotics" as part of the Robotics Accelerator's bi-weekly Robotics Seminar series.

Refreshments and socializing begin at 3:00;  Abbeel's presentation will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.


Event Location: 

STEW 310


Friday, March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm

Robotics researchers attend IEEE conference

Richard Voyles, associate dean for research and professor of electrical engineering technology, attended the  annual IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in Chicago in September.

He was joined by his graduate students from the Collaborative Robotics Lab (CRL). Ph.D. student Yanzhe Cui presented his paper titled, "ReFrESH: A Self-Adaptation Framework to Support Fault Tolerance in Field Mobile Robots."

Purdue’s all-woman team wins Stryker Engineering Challenge

An all-woman team from Purdue won the third annual Stryker Engineering Challenge Sept. 27-28 at Stryker Medical in Portage, Mich.

Team members were Bakytgul Khaday, Gwenlynn Schroeder, Sarah Small and Rachel Lindsay. Khaday and Schroeder are electrical engineering technology majors, and Small and Lindsay are mechanical engineering majors.

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