The ARCADE lab organized a construction robotics workshop which was attended by more than 20 students from various programs like Construction Engineering & Management, Building Construction, Architecture, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.
Students learned many things about Construction Robotics and legged robots. The workshop also provided networking opportunities to the students when they developed and presented startup ideas with robots with... Read more
Students from ARCADE lab led by Dr. Afsari showcased the Spot robot at the CEM booth in the Engineering Social event. Srijeet Halder and Minghao Dong talked about their work on construction robots with engineering freshmen. Curious students enquired and learned about the potential of robots in construction industry.
The ARCADE lab and its Spot project were featured on the front page of The Roanoke Times on Aug 19, 2021. The reporters accompanied the project team during their regular site visit to the Holden Hall in the Virginia Tech campus. The reporters saw in action some of the research work done by the project team. They interviewed Dr. Afsari, Srijeet Halder (Ph.D. student), and Minghao Dong (Senior undergraduate student).
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The WSLS news channel covered a story on the Spot project in Holden Hall. The news was aired on the channel on Aug 12, 2021. The reporters covered the ARCADE students in action working diligently with the robot in a live construction site.
WDBJ reporters visited the Holden Hall renovation project at Virginia Tech with the ARCADE team. The reporters observed the work done by Prof. Kereshmeh Afsari and her students Srijeet Halder and Minghao Dong in the field of construction robotics. The report aired on the WDBJ channel on Aug 12, 2021, a recording of which along with the news report can be viewed at the following link:
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