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Scientists Consider Repurposing Robots for Ebola

The New York Times today reports about the prospect of using robotic technologies to fight the Ebola crisis, and WPI is prominently included in the piece.




  • FIRST District Robotics Competition
    The competition was composed of 2,000 high school students from 40 teams in New England hosted at WPI. The students were challenged to build a robot capable of certain tasks. Learn more...

    Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge (DRC)
    Team excels in five mobility and motion tasks and secures “Best in Task Vehicle Award”; Squad has chance to move on to DARPA DRC Finals in 2014. Learn more...

    CompNASA Sample Return Robot Challenge  
    Teams compete for up to $1.5 million in prizes by demonstrating a robot that can locate and retrieve geologic samples without human control.  Learn more...

    Savage Soccer: VEX Robotics Tournament  
    Each year, WPI students work to develop a new game for the Savage Soccer competitors and organize a large tournament on campus.  Learn more...

    FIRST Robotics Competition 
    The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) stages short games played by robots, and game rules are a surprise every year.  Learn more...

    Teams competing at RoboNautica are among the top performers at the qualifying tournaments held throughout the state.  Learn more...

    Robotics Innovations Competition and Conference (RICC)
    Challenges university-level students to engineer robotic solutions to real-world problems by focusing on innovation, technical approach, and professionalism.  Learn more...


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