Carnegie Mellon Received $3 Million to Train Robots to Clean Nuclear Waste

Published by , March 20, 2016 11:23 pm

(PittsburghBizJournal) Carnegie Mellon University has won a $3 million grant to help train robotics experts to build solutions for cleaning nuclear waste sites. CMU said the five-year deal with the U.S. Department of Energy includes money for up to 20 master’s and Ph.D. students in robotics that will work with the Department of Energy labs in Aiken, S.C., and Richland, Wash.
The grant was announced by U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall in a visit to CMU.

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