Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Dr. Robin Read, Plymouth University - Robot Communication

In the world of science fiction, humans and robots converse freely.

Robin Read, research fellow at Plymouth University in the UK, is studying the nature by which robots communicate.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Dr. Radu Sporea, University of Surrey - Sci-Fi Technology

The amazing technology we see in science-fiction is fast becoming reality.

Radu Sporea, academic research fellow at the University of Surrey, is helping to bring some of these future-thinking inventions to life.

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New York News
4:48 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Rep. Tonko Introduces Bill To Strengthen Engineering Programs In Schools

Rep. Paul Tonko unveils legislation at Ballston Spa High School
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

  New York Congressman Paul Tonko has unveiled legislation designed to introduce and strengthen engineering programs at schools across the country. 

Tonko, a New York Democrat, visited with school officials and students with the Ballston Spa High School Robotics team Monday.

The students were working together as part of a summer camp activity to program small robots to perform simple tasks such as following a line on the floor or moving around the perimeter of a table.

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