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    Ocean engineers continue to optimize design and performance of autonomous underwater vehicle , article

    Through this multiyear partnership, Virginia Tech students have the opportunity to see the product move from the concept stage all the way to testing in the sea.

    Date: Aug 27, 2021
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    Using robots to monitor construction progress , video

    Faculty and students in the Myers-Lawson School of Construction welcomed industry partner Procon Consulting to campus for the unboxing of the school's new robot from Boston Dynamics. The robot is part of sponsored research to investigate the usability and effectiveness of using robots for on-site construction progress monitoring.

    Date: Nov 18, 2020
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    Researchers design software, creating robots to help humans , video

    Virginia Tech researchers in the Hybrid Dynamic Systems and Robot Locomotion design software for different gaits of legged robots, allowing the machines to assist people with disabilities to walk and to assist or replace humans in hazardous environments.

    Date: Sep 16, 2019
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    Hillside Farm, Laura Flory '08 , video

    College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna Laura Flory '08 at her dairy operation, Hillside Farm, in Pulaski County, Virginia. Learn more at - Created by Tim Skiles, 2018

    Date: Dec 16, 2018
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    Geosciences professor awaits data from Mars explorer , video

    Virginia Tech professor Scott King with the Department of Geosciences in the College of Science, watched NASA’s new InSight lander as it touched down on Mars Nov. 26. King is part of one of the teams selected by NASA to receive data collected by the robotic explorer.

    Date: Nov 30, 2018
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    Harvesting watermelons with agBOT , video

    A student-lead team designed the agBOT watermelon harvester to help aging farmers. The machine can autonomously identify and harvest ripe watermelons. A passive slapper mechanism thumps the watermelons in a way that is similar to how a person tests one at the supermarket, and an onboard microphone helps agBOT determine whether or not to harvest the watermelon.

    Date: Jun 14, 2018