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    Academy For Robotics: UT Computer Science Summer Academies

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Robotics
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Overview

    Collaborate with professors and industry experts to explore the latest technologies, while gaining hands-on experience with the tools used in cutting-edge robotics research. Experiment with controlling wheeled robots, honing your skills for practical applications and competing in thrilling robot races against fellow students. Within just one week, you'll not only grasp theoretical concepts but also develop essential practical skills for a robust introduction to the field of robotics.

    What You'll Explore: 

    • Introductory Linux usage
    • Introductory C++ programming
    • Arduino programming
    • Understanding robot sensors
    • Using motors on a robot
    • Skid steering
    • Sensor thresholding
    • Turn & Push behavior
    • PID control

    Hands-On Experiences:

    • Assemble and program the Bot’n Roll One A robot
    • Carry out robotics projects in simulation
    • Delve into cool new technologies with professors and industry reps
    • Utilize tools deployed in robotics research
    • Experiment with the basic controls of a wheeled robot
    • Compete in a robot race against other students
    • Discover future internship and career opportunities
    • Identify tactics for a standout UT application from UT admissions
    • Explore the UT campus and meet current UT students

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