2018 Agenda

Working Agenda

8:00 AM Registration (Coffee and Donuts)

9:00-9:10 AM Welcoming Remarks—Jon Riley, Senior Vice President, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences

9:10 AM Michigan Robotics Day Introduction– Governor Rick Snyder

9:12 AM Michigan Robotics Day Greeting– Senator Gary Peters (D)

9:15-9:30 AM MDAS.ai Autonomous Shuttle Project Launch—Paul Richardson and Sridhar Lakshmanan, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Michigan-Dearborn

9:30-10:00 AM Demonstrations

  • Outside: Autonomous Shuttle (MDAS.ai)
  • Highbay: Intelligent Systems Club

10:00-10:45 AM Morning Sessions I

  • STEM Pathways (High Bay) – Professor Amanda Esquivel (UM-Dearborn)
  • Bob Richards (Stockbridge), Pushpa Iype (Omron), Laura Studwell (Omron) Intelligent Systems Club (UM-Dearborn)
  • Industrial Robots (Rm 2035)– Professor Cheol Lee (UM-Dearborn)
  • Hussein Chami (Ford), Anthony D’Amato (Ford), David Roach/Kate Palmer (Omron), Peter Swanson, (Fanuc)

10:45-11:30 AM Morning Sessions 2

  • Humanoid Robotics (Rm 2004) – Professor Yu Zheng (UM-Dearborn)
    • York Huang (Sunrise), David Roach/Kate Palmer (Omron)
  • Humans and Machines (Rm 2035) – Professor Fran Dolins (UM-Dearborn)
    • Mohamed Abouelenien (UM-Dearborn), Mark Lindquist (UM-Ann Arbor)

11:30-12:30 AM Lunch

12:30-1:00 PM University of Michigan-Dearborn Demonstrations

  • Highbay: Intelligent Systems Club
  • Outside: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
  • Highbay: MDAS.ai

1:00-3:00 PM Afternoon Sessions (Industry Focus)

  • Exhibits (Highbay)
o        Hella o        Osram
o        ZF o        Hitachi
o        Omron o        SW Michigan College
o        Quantum Signal o        Lawrence Tech
o        IEEE o        Sunrise


  • UM-Dearborn Engineering Internship (Highbay) – Anthony De La Rosa
  • Entrepreneurship Activity (Rm. 2004) – Tim Davis (UM-Dearborn)

3:00 PM Event End