Students to show off robotic innovations at demo day

In Engineering Education, News by Chabeli Herrera

Despite his clipped wings, Pepper the parrot is now mobile and a little quieter thanks to robotics.

Pepper now cruises around in the Bird Buggy, a robot created by Andrew Gray, a 29-year-old electrical and computer engineering graduate student, for the intelligent machines design laboratory course.

Hosted by the course instructors, The Bird Buggy, and 12 other robots created by students in the course, was on display Wednesday at this semester’s Robot Media/Guest Demo Day.

Students worked all semester on autonomous robots that do not require continuous human guidance or remote controls to perform tasks.

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