Virtual Robotics Demonstration

hosted by the Baylor Women's Council of Waco
Saturday, March 27 | 10:30 a.m.

What makes a robot "smart?" How are they programmed to complete certain tasks? Learn answers to these questions and more with a behind-the-scenes look at one of Baylor University's cutting-edge robotics labs.

Dr. Scott Koziol will introduce us to autonomous mobile robots in his lab during this fun, virtual presentation! Viewers will see robots in action and participate in a hands-on virtual activity (intended for ages 8 and older).

For the two-person Robotics activity, you will need a marker or pen and 25 pieces of paper(construction or copy paper), notecards, or index cards. Please be in a large space where you will have room to spread out the paper on the ground. You can even do this in your garage!

Proceeds of this virtual event support the Baylor Women's Council scholarship fund.

Registration has closed.

About our Speaker

Dr. Scott KoziolDr. Scott Koziol

Dr. Scott Koziol is an assistant chair and associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor University. He specializes in robotics, embedded systems, signal processing and neuromorphic engineering.

Dr. Koziol's lab at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative is filled with robots of various kinds — flying robots, robotic arms and unmanned ground vehicles. Alongside them are computers and circuits on which he and students create algorithms to enable the robots to process their location, analyze obstacles and navigate their landscape to carry out designed tasks.

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