FAME, Inc. (Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering), a pre-college enrichment program that prepares and motivates traditionally underrepresented minority students and girls in grades 7-12 to enter college and complete a baccalaureate degree in engineering, science, math or technology related fields of study, is hosting National Robotics Week event in collaboration with other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) groups.
Event is hosted at Barclays’s Bank (125 S West St, Wilmington, DE 19801) on Saturday 14th April 2012 from 9am – noon. Event begins with panel discussions followed by “Robotics Block Party”. Great opportunity to meet following panelists in addition to several local and national leaders from US Senate, Delaware State and Wilmington City.
- Dr. Sunil Agrawal, Professor Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
- Dr. Vijay Kumar, Deputy Dean for Education, Penn Engineering
- Judson Wagner, Delaware STEM Council Chair and Brandywine School District STEM Director
- Secretary James Sills III, Delaware Department of Technology and Information
- Rashmi Kumar, Lecturer and MOE 365 mentor
To secure your free seat register here, and check out the press-release for additional details. If you missed the chance to see XBOX360 Kinect controlled Robot demo at FIRST FTC Robotics Competition at University of Delaware, you will have another oppoirtunity. Enjoy!!