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Rensselaer Robotics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be a founding member of the 14th Manufacturing USA institute – the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub. The Department of Defense (DoD) will provide $80 million in federal funding to launch the ARM Institute, led by Carnegie Mellon University, to stimulate robotics technology development in manufacturing environments. The investment will be matched by a $173 million contribution pledged by the winning coalition, comprised of more than 220 partners, including industry, universities, community colleges, nonprofit organizations, and state and local governments from across the country. Photo credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be a founding member of the 14th Manufacturing USA institute – the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub. The Department of Defense (DoD) will provide $80 million in federal funding to launch the ARM Institute, led by Carnegie Mellon University, to stimulate robotics technology development in manufacturing environments. The investment will be matched by a $173 million contribution pledged by the winning coalition, comprised of more than 220 partners, including industry, universities, community colleges, nonprofit organizations, and state and local governments from across the country. Photo credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will be a founding member of the 14th Manufacturing USA institute – the Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub.
Troy, N.Y. — Founded in 1988, the Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has a long history of working with industry in programs encompassing applied research through manufacturing system design and pilot line development – so that they can grow and create jobs. This year, CATS will host the New York Automation and Robotics Conference on Monday, Oct. 23.
Troy, N.Y. – On Friday, Oct. 6, in celebration of Manufacturing Day, the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will open doors to students, educators, businesspeople, media, politicians, and regional manufacturers to share Rensselaer’s vision and expertise in innovative education and research in manufacturing, showcase facilities, and highlight career opportunities in field. Prior to the start of the program, members of the campus and local community are invited to view the 7:30 a.m.
Troy, N.Y. A team of Rensselaer students earned third place at the ASME Student Manufacturing Design Competition at the Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference at the University of Southern California. The students designed “Invisbell,” a bike bell that mounts on either side of a bicycle’s handlebars to accommodate both left- and right-handed riders.