Outreach

The Robotics Research Lab participates in numerous outreach activities, including robotic demonstrations and lab visits and tours.

To schedule a visit to our lab, please contact Prof. Monica Nicolescu.


Previous outreach events:

  • Best and Brightest event, tour of CSE department and Robotics Research Lab, College of Engineering, January 23, 2009.
  • Field trip for Reno high-school students, University of Nevada, Reno, November 21, 2008.
  • Lab tour for prospective students, October 24, 2008.
  • Lab tour for Reno high school students, October 14, 2008.
  • Presentation for 8-grade students for the Career Exploration Day of the Education Collaborative of Washoe County, April 5, 2007.
  • High-school seminar for KEEP (Nevada K-16 Education and Engineering Program), UNR Raggio Center, University of Nevada, Reno, 2006.
  • Engineer’s Day Presentation, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
  • Presentation to high-school and elementary school students, Nevada K-16 Education and Engineering Program (KEEP), March 14, 2006.
  • Lab robot demonstration for middle school students from the Washoe County School district, April 5, 2006.
  • Lab robot demonstration, 4-H Discover Your Future conference, organized by the Nevada 4-H Office, for the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, June 19, 2006.
  • Presentation, Nevada 4-H Program, organized by the Cooperative Extension of UNR, 2006.
  • Robot demonstration, IGT/Computer game engineering event, October 9, 2006.
  • Robot demonstration for “Tech Thursday” event, Northern Nevada's premier technology and entrepreneurial networking event, November 16, 2006.
  • Nevada EPSCoR State Conference on Cognitive Information Processing, May, 2006.
  • Presentation at the MESA (Math Engineering and Science Achievement) seminar for high-school and middle-school students, Spring 2005.
  • Lab demonstration for Mendive Middle School Visit, March 2005.
  • Technology Exposition Presentation, UNR, University of Nevada, Reno, 2005.
  • High-school seminar on STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics), UNR Raggio Center, University of Nevada, Reno, 2004.
  • Field-trip for students from the Sparks High School and Clayton Middle School, UNR MESA (Math Engineering and Science Achievement) Academic Enrichment Program, University of Nevada, Reno, 2004.
  • Presentation of activities performed with IEG support, UNR, Instructional Enhancement Grant, University of Nevada, Reno, 2004.
  • Corporate Partners Presentation, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, October 3, 2003.
  • Industry Advisory Board Presentation, Department of Computer Science, University of Nevada, Reno, October 3, 2003.