Find us On Facebook Twitter
News
news and events Events Energy Lectures Sustainability 2011 Sustainability 2010 Sustainability 2009 White Symposium Whiting Turner Lectures Current News News Archives Search News Press Coverage Press Releases Research Newsroom RSS feed Events Calendar events events
Make a Gift

News Story

Current Headlines

Chellappa Elevated to AAAI Fellow

Forbes Receives APS 2015 George E. Duvall Shock Compression Science Award

Underwriters Laboratories President to Speak at Winter Commencement

Paley Awarded 2014 E. Robert Kent Teaching Award for Junior Faculty

UMD UAS Test Site Flies Talon 240

ECE Professor Wins IEEE SPS Society Award

Chip Used to Separate Bacteria from Food Samples Wins Professor Venture Fair

Two ECE Alumni Elevated to IEEE Fellow

John Baras elected AAAS Fellow

UMD Clark School Highlights Disaster Resilience at Mpact Week

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search Clark School News

Research Newsroom

Press Releases

Archived News

Magazines and Publications

Press Coverage

Clark School RSS Feed

Events Resources

Clark School Events

Events Calendar

Bookmark and Share

Hundreds Flock to 2011 Maryland Robotics Day

Participants listen to keynote speaker Bill Borgia from Lockheed Martin speak on robotics and economic development.

Participants listen to keynote speaker Bill Borgia from Lockheed Martin speak on robotics and economic development.

Braving the tail end of a week of heavy rain and flooding, hundreds of participants from industry, government, and academia came out to see robots used in medicine, security, space, and search-and-rescue operations. The Maryland Robotics Center hosted its second open house on Friday, Sept. 9, featuring swimming, flying, walking, crawling, jumping and rolling robots in more than 40 demonstrations spread over close to 20 different laboratories.

The event also attracted a sizable number of school groups and individual high school students interested in pursuing robotics at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering. Many thanks to our undergraduate volunteers from the Science, Technology and Society program!

Watch the keynote address on robotics and economic development, given by Lockheed Martin's Bill Borgia.

Video coverage from the Associated Press:

WBFF Fox 45
The Baltimore TV station did a live remote from the Neutral Buoyancy Research Facility from 5:00 am to 10:00 am on Friday, Sept. 23. They also produced this video for their 10 PM news show that night.

Related Articles:
2010 Maryland Robotics Day draws large crowd
Virtual Demonstrations and Crowdsourcing Could Lead Advancements in Autonomous Robots
UMD's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory Featured in The Accelerator
Robo Raven flies live on Fox 5 TV
New NIH Grant to Advance Brain Surgery Robot Development
NASA Selects Bergbreiter Robotics Project for Development
Robinson Wins Student Hardware Competition
Clark School Welcomes 10 Summer Robotics Research Students
Desai to Attend Frontiers in Engineering Symposium
Clark School Takes 3rd at NASA Competition

September 12, 2011


Prev   Next