University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Lots of Robots!
The Mechanical Engineering Robot Show
Monday, December 12, 2016, 2:40-4:30 PM
McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street S.E., Mpls
(on the University of Minnesota East Bank Campus)
The University Av Ramp connects to the McNamara building, but fills up quickly. Other close public lots that almost always have space are:
Lot 37 http://www.pts.umn.edu/park/facilities/ebl#LOT%2037
Lot 33 http://www.pts.umn.edu/park/facilities/ebl#C-33
Maroon Lot http://www.pts.umn.edu/park/facilities/maroon
For six weeks, the 210 college students in the introductory design course in Mechanical Engineering design and build their own robot. Their task is to create a machine which "does something useful".
The results of their efforts will be on public display at the Robot Show. It is the largest collection of robots assembled in one place in the Twin Cities and is fun for kids of all ages. The show is free and is open to the public. It is run like an open house, so you can come for any or all of it. We invite you to join us for this exciting event.
For information about the project, see the Robot Project web site
For a description of the charge to the students, see the Robot Project Brief
And, if you miss this Robot Show.....
The Robot Show is held every December. Bookmark this page for updates.
For more information, please contact Prof. Tim Kowalewski (612-626-0054, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Prof. Will Durfee (612-625-0099, email@example.com)
2015 Robot Show photos can be viewed on the Mechanical Engineering Facebook page, or earlier years can be viewed at the links below: