Program Educational Objectives
Graduates of the Robotics Engineering Department are expected to:
- attain professional careers in robotics and related industries, academia, and government;
- expand human knowledge through research and development; and/or
- develop entrepreneurial engineering activities.
- Engage in life-long and continuous learning, including advanced degrees.
- Exert technical leadership over multi-disciplinary projects and teams.
- Contribute as responsible professionals through community service, mentoring, instructing, and guiding their professions in ethical directions.
- Communicate effectively to professional and business colleagues, and the public.
Graduating students will have:
an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies
an ability to evaluate and integrate the mechanical, electrical, and computational components of a cyber-physical system
an ability to recognize and take advantage of entrepreneurial opportunities.