Robotics Engineering

Robotics Engineering

Robotic Engineers work in the science of robotics, or flexible automation. Robotics Engineering is a multi-disciplinary program involving the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science. As a robotics engineer you will become proficient in mechanical, electrical and computer engineering which will teach you to build the robot's body. You also become proficient in computer science, which helps control the robot's behavior. Robotic Engineers develop automated solutions to help businesses become more efficient, assist military and research endeavors, and create innovative consumer products. They design, test, and build robots that are useful and safe to operate, along with being economical to purchase and maintain. Robotic Engineers work in the automotive, aerospace, metals, nuclear, mining, textile, and computer industries, among many others.

Sample Occupations:

• Robotics Engineer

• Robotic Research Engineer

• Electrical Computer Engineer

• Mechanical Engineer

• Computer Science

• CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design, Computer-Aided Manufacturing) Engineer

• Electrical and Electronics Engineer

• Computer Engineer

• Manufacturing Engineer

• Communication and System Analysis

• Power Systems Engineer

• Systems Engineer

Skills Required:

• CAD/CAM

• Computer Technology

• Electronics and Mechanical Technologies

• Manufacturing Technology

• Artificial Intelligence

• Image Processing

• Machine Vision

• Sensors

• Automatic Control Systems

• Materials Requirements Planning

 

Professional Organizations:

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Robotic Industries Association

Society of Manufacturing Engineers

FIRST Robotics

Razor Robotics

* RhoBotaPhi

Department:

Robotics Engineering

 

 
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