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1st undergrad major in robotics offered!!!
« on: December 11, 2006, 05:57:35 PM »
"Kenneth Stafford, director of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s robotics program and professor of mechanical engineering, announced yesterday that WPI will offer the first robotics engineering major in America."

http://www.telegram.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061209/NEWS/612090440/1116/NEWSREWIND

So at CMU this was always a big debate . . . some people said a robotics major was a no-brainer . . . others said it was too specific of a degree and wouldnt be useful for a non-robotics career. I understood their argument, but I enjoyed robotics too much to want to listen . . . Plus CMU offered more (and better) grad level robotics classes to undergrads than any other university in the world . . .

I wonder what the demand is for this . . . 10,000 applicants from US alone?

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Re: 1st undergrad major in robotics offered!!!
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2006, 06:42:19 PM »
yea well, just now completing my BS.....:-[
only wish I could get into CMU for grad though, but it looks down right immpossible for me...

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Re: 1st undergrad major in robotics offered!!!
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2006, 10:31:32 PM »
haha yea . . . they rejected me . . .  :'(

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Re: 1st undergrad major in robotics offered!!!
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2006, 01:50:21 AM »
we should start our own university of robots! who needs them! ;D
wait.....Society of Robots.....University of Robots....:o...Coincidence or Providence?

 


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