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Robotics at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

A Multidisciplinary Minor

Due to the success of programs such as FIRST, VEX and Botball, many students have had experience with robots and know how fun and cool they can be. However, did you know that robots are also great for making connections between computing, engineering, science, and mathematics?  Working with robots gives you a broader understanding of your chosen major while providing exposure to other disciplines.  It also helps you understand how to work on multidisciplinary teams, and increases your marketability upon graduation.

There are many types of robots including humanoid, mobile, industrial, surgical, social, house hold and many more. Robots are mechanical and/or biological systems with electrical controls and sensors given intelligence through software. Thus, the design, construction and programming of robots require the collaboration of Biomedical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineers, Computer Scientists, as well as others.

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Senior project: An industrial robot that separates
ping pong balls by color.

Does this sound like something you would be interested in?  Well, we have the perfect program for you!

Rose-Hulman offers a multidisciplinary minor in robotics that you can tailor to your own interests and degree program. Students majoring in Biomedical, Computer, Electrical, Mechanical, and Software Engineering, or in Computer Science, can typically complete the minor without overloading. 

Rose-Hulman Robotics program has received a lot of interest both from the media and from prospective employers. Please read about some of the exciting happenings with robotics at Rose-Hulman under Robotics News.

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10 years of team competition

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Rose-Hulman’s top-rated professors

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Get hands-on, early on.