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 apply broad knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering,
- an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data,
- an ability to design a robotic system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability,
- an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams,
- an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems,
- an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility,
- an ability to communicate effectively,
- the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context,
- a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning,
- a knowledge of contemporary issues, and
- an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.