This Saturday, MSI will stay open until 9 p.m. for a Super-Size Day!

Events April 7–8 and 14-15, 2018

National Robotics Week

next date Apr 7

Events Schedule

Times, locations and availability are subject to change. All activities will take place on the Museum's Main Floor.

9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, April 7

  • Synthetic Penmanship – Alexander Reben
  • Local and youth robotics teams
  • PARO®
  • ROBOTIS MINI
  • Kinova MICO Robotic Arm and Wheelchair – Argallab, Northwestern University
  • Simulated Robots – Argallab, Northwestern University
  • TurtleBot3 – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Sawyer Robot – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Jackal Robot – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Darwin Walking Robot – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Sphero Learning in Sand – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Phantom OMNI Haptic Device – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Drawing Robot – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Whiskers: A Novel Sensory Experience – SeNSE Group, NxR Lab, Northwestern University
  • HopperBot – NxR Lab, Northwestern University
  • Duckiebots (Robot Intelligence Through Perception) – Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago  
  • Husky with robot arm (Robot Intelligence Through Perception) – Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago 
  • Make a robot antenna 
  • Discover your robot name
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 8

  • Synthetic Penmanship – Alexander Reben
  • Local and youth robotics teams
  • PARO®
  • ROBOTIS MINI
  • HyTAQ (Hybrid Terrestrial Aerial Quadrotor) – Robotics Lab, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Microclimber – Robotics Lab, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Gecko Gripper – Robotics Lab, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Omnidirectional Vehicle – Robotics Lab, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Variable Inertial Vehicle – Robotics Lab, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Kinova MICO Robotic Arm and Wheelchair – Argallab, Northwestern University
  • Simulated Robots – Argallab, Northwestern University
  • TurtleBot3 – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Sawyer Robot – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Jackal Robot – MS in Robotics, Northwestern University
  • Darwin Walking Robot – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Sphero Learning in Sand – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Phantom OMNI Haptic Device – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Drawing Robot – Murphey Laboratory, Northwestern University
  • Whiskers: A Novel Sensory Experience – SeNSE Group, NxR Lab, Northwestern University
  • Duckiebots (Robot Intelligence Through Perception) – Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago  
  • Husky with robot arm (Robot Intelligence Through Perception) – Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago 
  • Make a robot antenna 
  • Discover your robot name
9:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Saturday, April 14

  • Local and youth robotics teams
  • PARO®
  • ROBOTIS MINI
  • Make a robot antenna
  • Discover your robot name
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 15

  • Local and youth robotics teams
  • PARO® 
  • ROBOTIS MINI
  • Make a robot antenna
  • Discover your robot name