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A professor and his robot study how we see

A professor and his robot study how we see

February 21, 2018

Meet Michele Rucci, a new professor in the University’s brain and cognitive sciences department, and his robot “Mr. T.” Rucci and his robot are using eye-tracking tools and virtual reality to replicate the small eye movements experienced by humans.

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EVENT: Kids explore ‘technology in learning’ with LEGO robots

EVENT: Kids explore ‘technology in learning’ with LEGO robots

December 4, 2014

The University is again sponsoring the annual FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament, in which the top 36 regional teams of six- through 16-year-olds will compete to design and build robots that can turn doorknobs, shoot soccer balls, or complete an obstacle course.

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EVENT: Kids Tackle Natural Disasters with LEGOs

EVENT: Kids Tackle Natural Disasters with LEGOs

December 5, 2013

WHAT: Creativity and science will come together at this weekend’s FIRST® LEGO® League(FLL®) Championship Tournament at the University of Rochester. The competition brings the top 36 teams, selected from a regional pool of 122 teams, to demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community. This year’s “NATURE’S FURYSM” Challenge calls for the teams—made […]

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