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Meet Nifty Fifty Speaker Catherine Mohr, Nominated by FIRST. She began her career as a mechanical engineer, working many years developing alternative-energy vehicles and high-altitude aircraft. But a mid-career change set Catherine Mohr on a different path for which she is known today: developing the next generation of surgical robots and robotic procedures that allow…

Hod Lipson is noted for bringing biologically-inspired approaches to the study of robotics – all in an effort to answer what he believes to be two great challenging questions in engineering: “First, can we design machines that can design other machines, and second, can we make machines that can make other machines?” he asks. Both…

She has developed some of the world’s most famous robots – humanoid creatures like “Kismet” (a robotic head that has been widely featured in international media) and “Nexi,” a mobile dexterous social robot that learns from and interacts with people in an intelligent, life-like and sociable manner. But Cynthia Breazeal, associate professor of Media Arts…

Check out the cool Robots at the Expo! The WildStang Robotics Team, housed at Rolling Meadows High School and comprised of students from Rolling Meadows, Wheeling, Prospect, and Elk Grove High Schools is travelling to Washington, D.C. October 21-25 to participate in the first ever USA Science and Engineering Festival being held on the National…