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Media: Bryn Mawr Teams With Other Colleges in Developing Humanoid Robot

Posted January 25, 2010

Bryn Mawr computer-science major Ashley Gavin ’10, who is researching walking algorithms for a robotic humanoid being developed by faculty and students at Bryn Mawr and a number of other U.S. and Korean colleges and universities, tells the Philadelphia City Paper how she’s also working to make science more accessible to kids. Bryn Mawr’s participation […]

Bryn Mawr Professors Escort Robots to Capitol Hill

Posted November 5, 2009
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Three Bryn Mawr professors and a few of their favorite mechanical teaching assistants visited Washington, D.C., recently to advise members of Congress on the use of robotics in education. Bryn Mawr was one of a few institutions invited by the Congressional Bi-Partisan Robotics Caucus to a briefing on robots and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and […]

Bryn Mawr undergrads test robotics approach with a younger crowd of students

Posted May 15, 2008

Last May, Bryn Mawr students Mansi Gupta ’10, Marwa Nur Muhammad ’09, and Shikha Prashad ’09 applied for funding through the Computer Research Association’s Collaborative Research Experience for Undergraduates program to create a course that would expose middle-school students to computing in a fun way through the Scribbler robots.