Greetings!  This is the program for the Epic Innovation Sessions hosted at Nipmuc Regional High School on Saturday, Nov 9, 2019.  It is open to anyone who is interested to come to find out why Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the nation.  You MUST register to attend this event.  Teachers will be given 4 PDPs for completion of the day.  Registration closes at 11:59 pm Friday, Nov 1, 2019.  Register at https://tinyurl.com/EpicInnovations.
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Saturday, November 9 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Designing human-safe robot arms for prosthetics, service robots, and underwater explosives handling LIMITED

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This talk discusses the mechanical design, force-feedback control, and autonomous manipulation capabilities of a new generation of robot arms that offer high precision in force control.  Applications include medical/surgical robots, wheelchair-mounted service robots, and telemanipulator and semi-autonomous robot arms for undersea EOD tasks.

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Peter Whitney

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University

Saturday November 9, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am EST