Tag: robotics

After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Posted by on April 9, 2018

Given the choice of riding in an Uber driven by a human or a self-driving version, which would you choose?

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Area high school students to visit Missouri S&T for FIRST robotics competition

Posted by on February 13, 2018

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and its surrounding states will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, Feb. 24, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri S&T.

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Missouri S&T to host VEX robotics championship

Posted by on February 8, 2018

Students from around the Midwest region will soon gather at Missouri S&T to compete at the Missouri state VEX Championship, a regional robotics competition for middle- and high-school students.

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Volunteers needed for robotics competitions at Missouri S&T

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Volunteers are needed to help staff two regional robotics championships for middle and high school students hosted by Missouri S&T in February.

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Will artificial intelligence disrupt higher education?

Posted by on August 9, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics, automation and machine learning are already disrupting the workplace. Will they disrupt the college experience next?

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Missouri S&T aerial robotic team to race drones

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Near the end of July, a team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete in an intercollegiate aerial robotics event that some have described as a complex chess match for drones. The drones are designed and built by students, including their custom electronics.

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Preparing MBA students for the artificial intelligence and machine age

Posted by on July 5, 2017

Someday soon, you might be managing, working with or even working for a robot. A core MBA class at Missouri University of Science and Technology prepares students for this distinct possibility, and teaches them how to coexist with their future artificial intelligence colleagues.

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Missouri S&T’s summer camps instill excitement in youth

Posted by on March 24, 2017

Missouri University of Science and Technology will host 17 camps this summer that offer students of all ages hands-on learning experiences. They can learn about explosives, make a microsatellite, hone their leadership skills and learn what it takes to have a career in science, technology, engineering or math.

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Learning for life

Posted by on February 27, 2017

Missouri S&T doctoral student Ken Boyko isn’t exactly slowing down during his”retirement.”

At 65, Boyko is preparing to complete a Ph.D. in geological engineering, perhaps as soon as this fall. His research focuses on how LIDAR (light detection and ranging) scanners can be used to “see through” vegetation that might otherwise prevent detection of potential falling rock. The research could enhance safety along highways and bridges and also involved a project for the U.S. Navy, which wants to use the technology as a navigational aid for self-driving off-road vehicles.

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Area high school students to visit Missouri S&T for FIRST robotics competition

Posted by on February 16, 2017

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and its surrounding states will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 4, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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