Teaching Spot new tricks
Students in the Autonomous Systems Lab at Mizzou Engineering are teaching Spot the robot some new tricks.
Directors appointed to lead new IT program labs
Mizzou Engineering has created two new labs within the Information Technology Program designed to give students additional hands-on research opportunities.
Spot in the spotlight
Information Technology students spent months programming Spot, an agile robot from Boston Dynamics, to perform alongside Marching Mizzou and the Golden Girls at the Oct. 2, 2021, home game.
Students Now Putting Spot the Robot to Work
Watch as sophomore Stephen Bowen explains the programming used to code Spot (Video courtesy of Kristofferson Culmer) It’s not quite dancing in viral videos just yet, but Mizzou Engineering’s Spot is getting a little smarter each day, thanks to an inaugural group of student programmers. Spot is an agile mobile robot from Boston Dynamics perhaps…
See Spot Work: Spot the Robot Now Embedded in IT Program
See Spot walk. See Spot run. Now, students in the Information Technology Program at Mizzou Engineering are seeing how they can make Spot perform more complicated tasks.