2013 MRSD alumnus Mingche Su has co-founded BitTiger, an online learning platform that provides quick, effective, and affordable training in practical skills that prepare students to be as productive as possible in their current and future jobs.
Starsky Robotics CEO and co-founder Stefan Seltz-Axmacher wants to solve the primary logistical challenge for the trucking industry by taking drivers off the road and putting them in an office. Starsky Robotics is a self-driving truck startup. But its business model and approach is unlike other self-driving truck companies like Embark and Otto that have [...]
An MRSD team was selected for the finals in the Amazon Picking Challenge in Leipzig, Germany and and came in 7th out of 16. The 2016 Amazon Picking Challenge (the “Challenge”) is a skill Challenge sponsored by Amazon Robotics LLC (the “Sponsor”) aimed to strengthen the ties between the industrial and academic robotic communities and [...]
If there ever were a sign that we are “living in the future,” the ability to earn a degree in robotics (and to become a “Doctor of Robotics”) might be it. Though the earliest research programs in robotics started cropping up on select college campuses more than 50 years ago, it wasn’t until much more [...]