Nourbakhsh Elected as Hastings Fellow

Byron Spice         Wednesday, January 30, 2019   Illah Nourbakhsh, the K&L Gates Professor of Ethics and Computational Technologies, is one of 18 newly elected Hastings Center Fellows. llah Nourbakhsh, the K&L Gates Professor of Ethics and Computational Technologies, is one [...]

January 30th, 2019|

Matt Mason featured on Peggy Smedley Show

How can technology help in the supply chain? Peggy and Matt Mason, chief scientist, Berkshire Grey, and professor, Carnegie Mellon University, dive into the topic of robotic manipulation. He says there are a lot of problems and great applications for robotic manipulation and details how [...]

January 22nd, 2019|

RoadBotics’ AI Could Change the Way Cities Maintain Roads

By automating assessments of road conditions, RoadBotics could help cities save time and money By Prachi Patel, IEEE Spectrum Image: RoadBoticsRoadbotics’ software gives each road segment an aggregate score from Level 1 to Level 5 based on the quantity, extent, and severity of problems it [...]

January 21st, 2019|

NREC Building What Will Be Its Largest Robot

Automated system will fashion concrete mats to protect Mississippi River levees Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center has built a mat-sinking robot at their Lawrenceville facility, as seen here on December 7, 2018. PITTSBURGH—A yellow, steel structure built this fall in front [...]

January 9th, 2019|

Asakawa Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

Her Home Page Reader gives internet access to blind and visually impaired computer users   Chieko Asakawa, the IBM Distinguished Service Professor in the Robotics Institute and an IBM Fellow at IBM Research, is among 19 innovators who will be inducted this year into the [...]

January 8th, 2019|

How the humble robotic arm took over the world

By Ben Craw Dec 26, 2018   Today there are about 2 million industrial robots being used around the world, and that number is growing exponentially. Robots are doing everything from welding cars and making Adidas sneakers to farming lettuce and exploring Mars. Global sales [...]

December 26th, 2018|