Illah Nourbakhsh, professor of robotics at Carnegie Mellon University, will share his views of how the evolving world of robotics could change society as a whole.
Nourbakhsh’s April 13 visit is a part of the STEM Speaker Series sponsored by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Division of Science and Research, with support from a federal grant from the National Science Foundation.
Jan Taylor, director of the Division of Science and Research, said speakers like Nourbakhsh show the diversity of STEM fields.
“I think that most, if not all, of our speakers have been very suitable for particularly college students or high school students to attend,” Taylor said. “They show that science is a very important part of different types of business. Many people think science is just medicine, and through this series we’ve been showing science as different things, not just
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