UMD Robotics Day attracts large turnout

Posted on Posted in Past Work, The Prince George's Sentinel

Published on: Wednesday, September 15, 2010

By Katelin Wangberg, The Prince George’s Sentinel

From robots designed to mimic the movements of animals to robots made for space exploration to micro robotics that will be able to diagnose malignant cells in the human body before there are physical systems, Robotics Day at the University of Maryland featured something for everyone.

The free event held Sept. 10 introduced the new Maryland Robotics Center and demonstrated current robotics research at the University of Maryland.

The new Maryland Robotics Center consists of 18 research labs currently working on various aspects of robotics research across the University of Maryland campus. This interdisciplinary center was created to unite the robotics researchers in an effort to increase collaboration on projects. Prior to the Robotics Center, there were many robotics researchers across the campus, but there was no central location for them to work together.



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