Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute
|News and Media|
|Chinese Academy of Sciences Names Veloso an Einstein Chair Prof|
December 19, 2011. The Chinese Academy of Sciences has named Manuela Veloso, the Herbert A. Simon Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, as an Einstein Chair Professor for 2012. She is one of 20 prominent international scientists so honored. As an Einstein Chair Professor, Veloso will present a lecture at the University of Science and Technology of China, a national research university in Hefei, China, and at another Chinese university.
|It's the Great PumpkinBot, Charlie Brown|
November 03, 2011. For Halloween, the CORAL Lab’s CoBot2 robot donned a pumpkin costume to deliver candy bars to 300 delighted denizens of floors 6-8 of the Gates and Hillman centers, stopping at open doors and saying “Knock knock” outside closed doors.
|Soccer-playing Robots Featured on NOVA Website|
February 03, 2011. Professor Manuela Veloso and her work regarding robot soccer are featured in a video available on the website of NOVA, PBS's top science documentary series. The Feb. 9 episode of NOVA, airing at 10 p.m. on WQED in Pittsburgh, is "Smartest Machine on Earth" and includes interviews regading artificial intelligence with several Carnegie Mellon faculty members.
|Robotics Institute Featured on Plum TV|
January 03, 2011. Plum TV’s “Masters of Innovation” series and host Jim Brasher visited Carnegie Mellon and the Robotics Institute to see the future of robotics, including snake robots, robot soccer and HERB, the robotic butler. Watch the video here.
|Manuela Veloso named IEEE Fellow|
December 09, 2010. Manuela M. Veloso, a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named a fellow of the Institute for Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) for her contributions to the development of cognition, perception and action in autonomous robot teams.
|Robotics Academy Launches $7 Million Educational Initiative|
July 13, 2010. A new four-year, $7 million educational initiative by Carnegie Mellon University will leverage students’ innate interest in robots and other forms of “hard fun” to increase U.S. enrollments in computer science and steer more young people into scientific and technological careers.
|The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.|
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