University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

ME 5286: Robotics
Spring 2018

Teaching Staff: Spring 2018


Max Donath (~First 10 weeks)
ME 211
Office hours: W & F; 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Rodney Dockter (~Last 5 weeks)
ME 2110
Office hours: W & F; 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Teaching Support:

Reed Johnson
ME 50B
Office hours: Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mark Gilbertson
ME 50B
Office hours: Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


All communication by email should include "ME5286" (no spaces) in subject heading, plus subject of email.
Office hours may need to change from time to time. Updates will be posted on the website.

Students will be using RoboDK as a tool for off-line programming in order to perform a variety of robot tasks using the Universal Robots Model# UR5.


Wednesdays & Fridays: 11:15am - 1:10pm, Keller 3-115
2 lectures per week (each two hours long) of which one hour will often be used to discuss projects.
Occasionally Monday (same time) will be used as make-up time slot

For course details, please refer to the syllabus.

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