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IEEE RAS at Michigan Robotics Day

April 27 @ 08:00 - 16:00 EDT

IEEE RAS at Michigan Robotics Day

Where: University of Michigan Dearborn

When: Friday April 27, 2018 From 8:00AM to 3:30PM

IEEE RAS is joining forces with the recently established RAS Student Chapter at MSU to potentially present the following robot:

STrength Augmenting Robotic Exoskeleton (STARX)



IEEE RAS will also have an exhibition table giving out information about (1) incoming IEEE events, (2) how to join IEEE, (3) how to join any of their technical chapters, in particular IEEE Robotics and Automation Societies.

The event is sponsor by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and the University of Michigan.

Among the goals of Michigan Robotics Day are:

-Raise awareness of regional robotics capabilities

-Promote Michigan STEM and industry strengths


Great opportunity to network and meet peers in the Robotics field !

In addition, there will be technical talks and so much more. All details can be found at http://www.mirobotics.org/


Come celebrate Robotics Day and make sure to stop by IEEE exhibition table.


Free admission


9:00-9:10 AM Welcoming Remarks –National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

9:10 AM Michigan Robotics Day Introduction– Governor Rick Snyder (Invited)

9:15-9:30 AM University of Michigan-Dearborn Introduction

9:30-10:00 AM Demonstrations

  • Autonomous Shuttle
  • UAV
  • Humanoid
  • Swarm

10:00-11:30 AM Morning Sessions (Research Focus)

  • Humanoid Robotics– Professor Yu Zheng
  • STEM Pathways– Professor Amanda Esquivel
  • UAV/UAS — Professor Stan Beck
  • Humans and Machines– Professor Fran Dollins
  • Industrial Robots– Professor Cheol Lee

11:30-12:30 AM Lunch

12:30-1:00 PM University of Michigan Dearborn– Student Project Demonstrations

  • Intelligent Systems Club
  • Robotics Vision
  • Capstone Projects

12:45-1:00 University of Michigan Dearborn: Robotics Research Highlights– TBD

1:00-3:00 PM Afternoon Sessions (Industry Focus)

  • Entrepreneurship– Tim Davis
  • Company Booths
  • Co-op
  • Career Development
  • University Robotics Clubs

3:00 PM Event End

4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, Michigan


April 27
08:00 - 16:00
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