Tag: robotics

Robot builders come to Missouri S&T for FIRST Tech Challenge

Posted by on January 22, 2014

Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and western Illinois will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 1, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri S&T.

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13 important research stories of 2013

Posted by on December 23, 2013

Robotic brains. Glass that can heal bones. A urine test to detect breast cancer. New insights into how Internet use could indicate depression. These were among the most notable advances in research made by Missouri S&T professors and their students in 2013. Here are 13 that were publicized during the year, but are well worth talking […]

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S&T robot ready to roam

Posted by on June 4, 2013

A team of students from Missouri University of Science and Technology has designed and built a fully operational robotic vehicle. The waterproof droid is powered by two 60-pound batteries and runs on student-programmed software.

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S&T professor’s ‘multicopter’ improves structure monitoring

Posted by on May 3, 2013

The current method of inspecting bridges for structural damage is labor-intensive and, in some instances, dangerous to all involved. Dr. Zhaozheng Yin, assistant professor of computer science at Missouri University of Science and Technology, and his engineering team have been developing a safer, more efficient solution with his latest research project, the “multicopter.”

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Not too late to register for UMR Robotics Camp

Posted by on June 14, 2006

It’s not too late for children ages 12 to 14 to register for the Robotics Camp, to be held June 22-24 at the University of Missouri-Rolla.

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For UMR team, it’s now up to the robot

Posted by on May 31, 2006

A team of students at the University of Missouri-Rolla is worried about its robot.

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