Monday, April 27, 2009

WPI To Launch Graduate Robotics Engineering Program

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced it will launch a master’s degree program in Robotics Engineering this fall. The new program will be taught primarily by teachers in other departments, at WPI, which established the country’s first bachelor’s degree in robotics engineering in 2006 As many as 30 faculty and staff will contribute time to administer and teach classes in the new program; they will come primarily the Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering departments. The program, which requires 36 credit hours of class time plus a thesis or capstone engineering project at completion, was developed with the help of WPI’s Robotics Engineering Advisory Board. Local or near-local companies that assisted include iRobot Corp., Bluefin Robotics, General Dynamics Robotics Systems and DEKA Research… View this post

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