25
Oct

Robotics Engineering Workshop

- Kirkbride Hall - 2nd Floor - Science Division Lobby
Open to:
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students
Robotics Camp

Where innovation and technology meet the emerging robotics industry!

Option to: High school juniors and seniors

Registration: Required 

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[Registration ends Friday, October 18.]


The Robotics Engineering Workshop teaches the fundamentals and operation skills of robotic systems. High school juniors and seniors will rotate through a series of hands-on lab activities instructed by engineering faculty and professional partners from the robotics community. Students will be able to:

  • Explore design principles
  • Build components
  • Learn how to operate the robots 
  • Re-program robots to perform various tasks

Students will be able to attend a Widener panel discussion with robotics engineering students where industry applications and career opportunities in robotics will be discussed.

Agenda:

Time

Activity

Location

8:00-8:30 Registration

Freedom Hall, Room 122

8:30-8:45 Welcome & Introduction to Robotics Engineering
Professor Xiaomu Song

Freedom Hall, Room 122

8:50-10:10

Laboratory Activity

  1. Vex Challenge
  2. Army Robotics Team
  3. Industry Partner Robot
  4. Robotic Arm
  1. Kirkbride Hall, Room 123 & 1st Floor Lobby
  2. Kirkbride Hall, Room 244
  3. Kirkbride Hall, Room 132
  4. Kirkbride Hall, Room 346
10:10 -11:30

Laboratory Activity

  1. Vex Challenge
  2. Army Robotics Team
  3. Industry Partner Robot
  4. Robotic Arm
  1. Kirkbride Hall, Room 123 & 1st Floor Lobby
  2. Kirkbride Hall, Room 244
  3. Kirkbride Hall, Room 132
  4. Kirkbride Hall, Room 346
11:30 -12:30 Lunch

University Center Dining Hall

12:40-2:00

Laboratory Activity

  1. Vex Challenge
  2. Army Robotics Team
  3. Industry Partner Robot
  4. Robotic Arm
  1. Kirkbride Hall, Room 123 & 1st Floor Lobby
  2. Kirkbride Hall, Room 244
  3. Kirkbride Hall, Room 132
  4. Kirkbride Hall, Room 346
2:00-2:30

Student Panel Discussion

  • Robotics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Kirkbride Hall, Room 149

2:30-2:45 Closing Remark
  • Professors Ronald Mersky and Xiaomu Song

Kirkbride Hall, Room 149

2:45 Optional Campus Tour

Main Campus


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Contact Info

School of Engineering

Kirkbride Hall, Room 101

Photos From Last Year's Workshop