|News and Media|
|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.
|Two CMU Teams to Compete in DARPA Robotics Challenge|
October 24, 2012. Roboticists at Carnegie Mellon University will field two teams in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge, a competition in which robots will perform complex, physically challenging tasks as they respond to disaster scenarios in human-engineered environments, such as nuclear power plants.
|"Helper Bots" Featured in Popular Science|
July 27, 2010. Three robots associated with the Robotics Institute and the Quality of Life Technology Center are included in Popular Science's August feature on "Rise of the Helpful Machines."
|The Robotics Institute is part of the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University.|
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