There were SO many activities going on in the Boston area during National Robotics week. Here are just a few highlights:
WPI hosted an evening with Warner sponsored by INCOSE New England Chapter. Michael Gennert, WPI Professor of Computer Science and Director of Robotics Engineering, discussed how systems engineering played a role in the development of Warner during the international DARPA Robotics Challenge and what systems engineering means to an entrepreneurial robotics team. Attendees were treated to a demo of the Atlas robot performing one of the tasks for the upcoming DARPA competition.
New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center held an open house with many fun demonstrations: