William G. Gilroy | March 1, 2016
Robots that high-five visitors, play drums with them and play games like Hot Lava Monster and Space Invaders are among the projects that will be on display during the fifth annual University of Notre Dame National Robotics Week event on April 10 (Sunday). The free event is open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. at the Compton Family Ice Arena.
Attendees at this event are encouraged to interact with robots that have been designed, programmed and built by more than 100 students and faculty members from Notre Dame’s Colleges of Engineering, Science and Arts and Letters, along with students and staff from the Robinson Community Learning Center’s award-winning robotics club. There will also be several community and school groups exhibiting at this year’s event, including Team 135, the Penn High School Robotics FIRST Robotics Competition team; the St. Joseph County Public Library’s Studio 304; and the first Lego League champions from Indiana, the Beiger Bots.