Spring 2014 Magazine

Synthetic Biology

New Resident Robot


Download a PDF version of this story

RJ uses the popular Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics to interact with guests in McCormick's Willens Wing.

Meet RJ, a new resident of the Willens Engineering Life Sciences Wing in Tech. RJ is programmed to interact with visitors using the popular Baxter robot from Rethink Robotics.

RJ provides a visible presence for the robotics group at McCormick while allowing students to continue to develop new capabilities for human-robot interaction.