Prototyping Robotic Systems

WKU hosts nanocollider, reports on workforce development, undergrad and high school student success

Earlier this April, Western Kentucky University hosted the 5th KY NSF EPSCoR nanoCollider. KY NSF EPSCoR nanoColliders allow for participants to more broadly identify opportunities to enhance existing cross-institutional collaborations or establish new connections for potential partnerships. Dr. Farhad Ashrafrzadeh, Professor and Founding  Director of Center for Energy Systems, https://www.wku.edu/ces/, highlighted the research capabilities and incredible progress …

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UofL Opens Dedicated Space for Robotics Research, Education & Collaboration

By Betty Coffman The Louisville Automation and Robotics Research Institute (LARRI) has opened a 10,000-square-foot space dedicated to research, education and collaboration in automation and robotics on the University of Louisville campus. Launched in 2020, LARRI is the only robotics research center in Kentucky. The institute is a collaboration of researchers and students working to provide solutions …

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Morehead State University Using VR, AR to Enhance Manufacturing Environments

As Kentucky NSF EPSCoR research continues to push the boundaries of advanced manufacturing, it is essential that humans and machines speak the same language. Through software algorithms and machine learning, as well as powerful augmented and virtual reality scenarios, the engineering labs at Morehead State University are working to test, train, and enrich the manufacturing …

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Professor Kunal Kate Uses 3D Printing to Connect Industry and Academia

Watch our full interview with University of Louisville Professor Kunal Kate speaking on his newly formed graduate level course “Additive Manufacturing (AM) with Polymers.” Here he introduced the ICME platform, Digimat – AM, that teaches students about 3D printing thermomechanical process simulations. As a case study, the students did EOAT design and 3D Printing for …

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