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Eric Whitman
Postdoctoral Fellow, RI
No longer a member of RI.

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CMU Roboticists Join Team WRECS for DARPA Robotics Challenge
December 17, 2013. The Tartan Rescue Team and its CHIMP robot will be Carnegie Mellon University’s most visible presence at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Trials in Homestead, Fla., Dec. 20-21, but CMU also will play an important role on a second participant, Team WRECS, based at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Chris Atkeson, professor of robotics, and 10 current or recent CMU grad students and postdocs, are part of WPI’s Robotics Engineering C Squad (WRECS).
RI's Whitman Competes on Discovery's “Big Brain Theory”
April 25, 2013. Eric Whitman, a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Robotics Institute, was one of 10 people who compete in the new Discovery Channel series, "Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius" hosted by Kal Penn. The show, which seeks to identify talented young innovators, will premiere at 10 p.m. May 1.