The Mines Robotics graduate program is an interdisciplinary program that unites faculty, coursework and research opportunities from the departments of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and the division of Engineering, Design, and Society, creating an educational experience that accurately reflects the inherently interdisciplinary and systems-oriented nature of the field of robotics. The program features a core curriculum focused on four robotics focus areas, while also giving students flexibility to choose electives to develop their depth of expertise. Graduates have the cutting-edge skills needed for robotics careers in either research or industry.

Watch as Spot the robot from Boston Dynamics explores an old mine.
The ground is rocky and uneven. Old, rusted rails that used to carry loads of precious metals run the length of the path. Most wheeled robots would have trouble navigating this uneven surface, but it’s not a problem for Spot. Mines Robotics Professor, Hao Zhang says, “this is one of the most advanced robots in the world.” To read the full article, click here.
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“Long-run perspectives for robotics remain excellent.”

Source: International Federation of Robotics