Tag Results for interview (5)

  1. "It is never 'not my job'." Professor Michael Gennert on Robotics Engineering at WPI

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass is a small science and engineering university more in the company of flexible, innovative institutions like Harvey Mudd College and Olin College than the tech behemoths MIT or CalTech. Focusing on interdisciplinary and practical education, last fall they kicked off the country's first undergraduate robotics engineering program. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Professor Michael Gennert, the current director of the Robotics Engineering Department. Prof. Gennert was kind enough to answer many of the questions I've had about the major since I learned about it last …

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  2. "Robots" podcast re-launched

    Automaton's own Markus Waibel is part of the team that produces the Robots podcast, and they've just given their site and their podcasts a makeover. The first of their new series focuses on the technology that's come out of the DARPA Grand Challenges (which we talked about a bit last fall), and they promise a compelling lineup of robotics researchers, professionals, and hobbyists in future episodes. Who knows -- maybe you'll even hear my melodic voice coming to you over the intertubes! Look for new eps every other Friday morning on a computer near you.

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