Members of Stanford Student Robotics’ Extreme Mobility team presented Stanford Doggo earlier this month at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Stanford Doggo holds the record among all robots for vertical jumping agility, which is how fast and high the robot can jump.
Student activist group the Stanford Solidarity Network (SSN) has released a petition calling on Google to pledge not to pursue any future contracts with the military, adding that until such a commitment is made, signatories will not pursue internships with the tech giant.
Half of the students in Stats 60 were assigned a robot TA as part of a three-week study.
Stanford researchers in the Computational Vision and Geometry Lab have designed an autonomously navigating robot prototype that they say understands implicit social conventions and human behavior.
A final project for CS 225A: “Experimental Robotics,” Kuka succeeded in another return, and the four students who had programmed Kuka succeeded in their project: teaching a robot to play ping pong.
The chance to declare as a robotics major could be just around the corner for interested students, as a proposal led by Eric Smalls ’16 continues to gain traction among undergraduates and faculty alike.