WPI kicks off robotics engineering major

The Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts is the first and currently only college or university in the nation to offer an undergraduate robotics engineering degree. The school is kicking off the program tomorrow with a Symposium event called "Engineering the Revolution", where attendees will hear from industry superstars about the role roboticists will play in the near future. Registration is still open.

Even if you can't make it to the event, definitely check out the major itself. This is a really great new program built not only on what broad theoretical background roboticists will need to really make a difference, but on the practical, hands-on experience for students to prepare themselves for the workforce. (And both Erico and I are big fans of that!)



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