Colloquium: Accelerator Directorate’s robotics initiative

At this week’s Colloquium, Fermilab Chief Engineer Mayling Wong-Squires will talk about how the robotics initiative of the Accelerator Directorate is working toward ways that robots will helps us run accelerators at Fermilab. Robots can enhance personnel safety while also increasing efficiency of accelerator operations.

It takes many different skills to envision and build these machines. She will talk about how people from different parts of the lab and local universities work together to create new solutions.

This colloquium will include a demonstration of the SPOT® robot. It’s scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 4 p.m. in Wilson Hall 1-West.

Learn more about the Colloquium series.