Robotics Education Journal


A robot fish that filters microplastics has been created after winning a robotics contest at the University of Surrey, England. The 50 cm long Robo-fish can already capture particles as small as 2 mm in size.


A Roomba upgrade produced in the workshop skunkworks of YouTuber electrosync that includes 3D-printed parts and new motors reached a speed of 35mph in what is surely a robotic vacuum cleaner speed record!


As reported on, today, LEGO has announced it will discontinue the Mindstorms Educational Robot System in December 2022 in order to refocus on “different areas of the business.”  This news will come as quite a shock to many died-in-the-wool lovers of LEGO Mindstorms educational rob


PickNick Robotics, a leader in robotics software and engineering services, today announced that it has won a SpaceWERX contract to work on robotics for the US Space Force.


The U.S. Army may still be working out rules and concepts for using armed unmanned combat vehicles (UGVs), but a wide variety were already on sale in mid-October at the Association of the U.S. Army show.  As noted by PATRICK TUCKER and LAUREN C.


Attention! One of the original Johnny 5s from Short Circuit will be auctioned early November! Get your bid in now! You just need to sell your house!  :-)  Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!


In an October 13 news update by Caitlin M.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and DEKA Research and Development Corp. have launched a new robotic platform aimed to be a game-changer for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education pipeline.


Given the exciting pace of ongoing R&D, miniature robots, often inspired by insect biology, will soon perform search and rescue, find gas leaks and pollinate crops.  Fabrication of micro and nano-scale parts, as well as tiny batteries, is improving.  “If we think about the insect functions th


In February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Igor Klymenko was forced to flee his home in Kyiv. He and his family moved to the countryside, sheltering in a basement.


On September 30 at a Tesla AI technology event, Tesla introduced multiple versions of its Optimus humanoid robot, including a model designated as a production version, which Elon Musk noted he hoped would eventually sell in the millions for under $20,000 each.


Five winners in the urban air mobility space will share a total of $50,000 in cash prizes as part of the 2022 Urban Air Mobility Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Advanced Technology International (ATI), TechConnect and The Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC).


We need drone pilots in the Tampa, FL, area for Hurricane Ian Damage Assessment.

-Part 107 Certificate
-Your own drone (20 mp or greaer)
-Your own transportation
-Laptop- (internet if available)
-Must live near Tampa, FL


This week, Carnegie Learning announced that the company’s research team, /, has been selected as a finalist in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge. UpGrade is the ONLY K-12 education team to make it to the finals.


The most powerful AMR from MiR to date, the MiR1350 can transport a payload of up to 1,350 kg (3,000 lbs.). Designed for logistics operational efficiency, the Mobile Industrial Robots MiR 1350 provides automated pickup, transport and delivery of pallets on the factory floor.


The R.U.R. Series is a succession of tech talks on classic approaches to programming robots and other autonomous systems.


The increasing capabilities of miniature drones has led to their widespread use for monitoring in both civilian and military situations.


AeroVironment has announced the launch of its next-generation VAPOR Helicopter unmanned aircraft system (UAS), the VAPOR 55 MX.


With laser-guided weapons becoming more common across all domains, a new use case for UAS is emerging, designating targets for their own and external weapon systems at low risk and cost.


Nebraska’s Northeast Community College will share in a $25 million award to develop a robotics/automation curriculum.


The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement is a non-partisan think tank dedicated to the ongoing development and promotion of the DoD, Armed Services, and Federal Government's critical defense goals.  Detailing global developments, plans and programs within the community, the IDGA has j


Drone manufacturers are increasingly designing drones that specialize in particular applications in order to meet the needs of Government agencies and departments, which more and more often are seeking drone fleets with drones specializing in different functions and missions.  A diverse range of


Exciting new rotorary UAV designs by Rogelio Lozano recently appeared on YouTube, and we are impressed. The aerobatic flying rotor in photos 1 and 2 has an 8-meter diameter and is shown mid-flip.


On August 9, the Vertical Lift Consortium (VLC), in partnership with TechConnect and Advanced Technology International (ATI), announced 19 finalists for its Urban Air Mobility Challenge.