Robotics Education Journal


Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) brought its annual Xponential conference to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida Orlando, FL, Apr. 25-28.


The AUVSI’s Xponential 2022, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida, April 25 – 28, was attended by several thousand technology professionals and robotics enthusiasts eager to take in the exhibits of more than 500 firms specializing in robotics, AI, sensors, electronics, a


In a study published on 7 April by IEEE Transactions on Robotics, researchers demonstrate how their new rat-inspired robot, SQuRo (small-sized Quadruped Robotic Rat), can walk, crawl, and climb over objects, turn sharply and recover from falls.


The Magic of Pi – An Introduction for Kids
Archimedes was a Greek mathematician, scientist, engineer, and inventor from the town of Syracuse on the island of Sicily who lived from 287 to 212 BC. He is regarded as one of the leading scientists of classical antiquity.


Dramatic changes are coming to drone operations. The highly anticipated concept of beyond visual line of-sight (BVLOS) drone flying may finally become a reality. An Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) has issued a final report about the topic, which includes recommendations for rulemaking.


Chase Bailey, a drone pilot and trainer for Las Vegas-based Brinc Drones, has been training Ukrainian drone pilots who hope to use the aircraft in Ukrainian cities such as Kharkiv, Kherson and Dnipro, which have been the subject of ongoing Russian assaults.


In Celebration of National Robotics Week, iRobot® Launches the Create® 3 Educational Robot


In the fifteenth century, artist and engineer Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a craft that flew using a single helix-shaped propeller — the aerial screw — viewed by many as the first vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) machine ever designed.


NURO is a new class of vehicle designed to transport things, not passengers. NURO believes an autonomous vehicle can be a more nimble, narrower, and safer transportation system than vehicles driven by humans.


MAXON has provided advanced motors for myriad applications in diverse environments ranging from industrial to agricultural inspections (and not just on earth—special MAXON-modified motor drives are used on the


Dramatic changes are coming to drone operations. The highly anticipated concept of beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flying may finally become a reality. An Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) has issued a final report about the topic, which includes recommendations for rulemaking.


As China’s economy grows, it is extending its influence around the world.


RoboBurger is an artificially intelligent, self-operating and patented kitchen designed to include all of the processes of a restaurant at a fraction of the size. RoboBurger has a vending machine size footprint. It is plug and play, needing only an electric plug to function.


The science of aerodynamics is a STEM subject that is fascinating to study. Aerodynamics is part of a branch of physics called fluid dynamics, which is about studying liquids and gases that are moving, and how the mass of the moving gases can impart lift to a wing.


ICYMI, these past news updates include a wealth of online resources for students and educators interested in science, technology, engineering and math. Drill down into these links to find a match for your educational ambitions! Photo courtesy of CMU.


Snakehead is a modular, reconfigurable, multi-mission underwater vehicle that can be deployed from a submarine. Under development for many years, the U.S.


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Chaparral is an unmanned electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) bush plane that switches between hovering and forward flight using eight vertical fans and four swiveling propellers. Hybrid-electric power provides a range of 300 miles with a payload of 300-500 pounds.


The Ukrainian military has been using “Punisher” drones that can target fuel storage, ammunition supplies and electronic warfare stations up to 30 miles behind enemy lines. See details in a report by the U.K.


“Imagine a small autonomous vehicle that could drive over land, stop, and flatten itself into a quadcopter. The rotors start spinning, and the vehicle flies away. Looking at it more closely, what do you think you would see?


Flowcopter’s hydraulic drone uses pumps and gas engines to provide a range of hundreds of miles, far outreaching the range of the best electric drones. The energy density of gasoline is coupled with hydraulically powered rotors.


The University of Nevada, Reno has launched Nevada Autonomous, a new program to manage and enhance Nevada’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site activities.

03/02/2022 reported that AG robotics company Carbon Robotics has unveiled its 2022 LaserWeeder implement, an autonomous, laser-weeding towed robot that seamlessly attaches to the back of tractors.


As repoted by, the employee-owned non-traditional defense contractor, Phenix Solutions is flight testing their new aircraft with the U.S. Air Force under the Agility Prime program.