July 9: Dr.William R. Hamel, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee will be the speaker. His research areas have been
- Bio-robotic systems
- Biologically-inspired engineering
- Nano bio systems
- Applied research in robotics and remote handling for military, space, and nuclear environments
- Human-robot interactions
- Robot manipulator design and controls
- Digital real-time control
We can expect to learn some fascinating and important things!
Robots can already clean your floors. Alexa is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks, and providing weather, traffic, sports, and other real-time information, such as news. Driverless cars are on the road. Who knows what is on the horizon or even what is possible. Our lives are being impacted NOW and this is an opportunity to look clearly toward the future.
Visitors are welcome
August 13:to be announced
September 10:to be announced
October 15:to be announced
November 19:to be announced
December 10:: Prof Mark Dean, Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Tickle College of Engineering, UTK: “Computers that operate more like human brains (wording tentative)”