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Robotics Academy
Head: Robin Shoop
Mailing address:
National Robotics Engineering Center
10 40th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
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This page last updated - November 2012.
The Robotics Academy is committed to using the motivational effects of robotics to excite students about science and technology. We are an educational outreach of Carnegie Mellon University, and part of the university's world-renowned Robotics Institute. Our administrative staff and development team are housed in the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC), where robots for business, government, and industry are designed, prototyped, and tested just outside our office doors.
  • Our Mission
    • To develop a mathematically competent and technological literate workforce
    • To influence children to become interested in robotics and related technologies as an area of study and future employment
    • To grow future entrepreneurs and employees for the region and nation
    • To enhance the economic development of these technologies regionally and nationally
    • To develop standards-driven curriculum for middle and high school teachers
    • To catch kids having fun experimenting with science and technology

  • Please see the official Robotics Academy homepage for more details.

  • The publications on this site comprise only those authored by Robotics Institute personnel - see the complete list here.
  • CS2N
  • The Computer Science Student Network (CS2N) is a collaborative research project between Carnegie Mellon University, including the Robotics Academy, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) designed to increase the number of students pursuing advanced Computer Science and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CS-STEM) degrees.