Loading Events

« All Events

Introduction to Arduino and Robotics

August 8, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

 - $15.00

What You'll Do:

This program will introduce the participant to the basics of Arduino microcontrollers, breadboards, electronics, programming and robotics. They will learn about analog and digital inputs and outputs, basic sensors, motors, and building an obstacle avoidance robot using the Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit version 4.1. This workshop is at the novice level but will require participants to get the kit on their own and do the pre-work.

A kit is required for this program:

What You'll Need:

SparkFun Inventor's Kit version 4.1 available on Amazon.com Walmart.com or SparkFun.com and several other websites. Shop around for the cheapest price with free shipping. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/15267  

Videos:

About the Facilitator:

BIOGRAPHY


Carlotta A. Berry  |  Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering

ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

https://wordpress.rose-hulman.edu/berry123/

Carlotta A. Berry is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.   She is the incoming Dr. Lawrence J. Giacoletto Endowed Chair for Electrical and Computer Engineering. She has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Spelman College, bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, master’s in electrical engineering from Wayne State University, and PhD from Vanderbilt University. She is one of a team of faculty in ECE, ME and CSSE at Rose-Hulman to create the first multidisciplinary minor in robotics. She is the Co-Director of the NSF S-STEM Rose Building Undergraduate Diversity (ROSE-BUD) Program and advisor for the National Society of Black Engineers.  She was previously the President of the Technical Editor Board for the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Computers in Education Journal. She is also a member of the 2021 ASEE fellow class.

Dr. Berry was selected for the 2021 TechPoint Foundation for Youth Bridge Builder award as part of the TechPoint Mira awards. She is also one of 30 Women in Robotics You Need to Know About 2020 by robohub.org, Reinvented Magazine Interview of the Year Award on Purpose and Passion, FIRST Indiana Robotics Gamechanger Award 2020, Women and Hi Tech Leading Light You Inspire Me Award 2018 and Insight Into Diversity Inspiring Women in STEM. She is mentor for her daughter’s Girl Scouts FLL and VEX robotics team, Gamer Girlz. During 2020, she worked with colleagues around the world to start two non-profit organizations, Black In Engineering and Black In Robotics. They have a mission to bring awareness to systemic racism and inequity in STEM, build community, advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion and connect with allies and sponsors. Her research interests are in robotics education, interface design, human-robot interaction, and increasing underrepresented populations in STEM fields.  She has a special passion for diversifying the engineering profession by encouraging more women and underrepresented minorities to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees. See feels that the profession should reflect the world that we live in in order to solve the unique problems that we face.

Details

Date:
August 8, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$15
Age Range:
18 and up14-1812-14
Event Tags:
,
Have questions or comments?
Email us at makercampus@make.co

Other

Age
18 and up, 14-18, 12-14

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Ticket - Introduction to Arduino and Robotics
For the ticket you will get the instruction of world class engineering educator, Carlotta Berry, PhD.
$ 15.00

Have questions or comments – email us at makercampus@make.co