Robotic Assistance for Current and Future Nursing Workers

The Flash FORW-RD Workshop Series @ WPI presents

Robotic Assistance for Current and Future Nursing Workers

Funded by WPI’S NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program:
Future of Robots in the Workplace – Research & Development (FORW-RD)

Session 1: March 23 | 1 – 4 PM | WSU Student Center 318

WSU Student Center 3rd Floor, Foster Room, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602

Public parking is available along May and Chandler Streets.

Session 2: March 30 | 1 – 4 PM | WPI Gateway 1002

WPI Life Sciences and Bio-engineering Building, 60 Prescott Street, Worcester, MA 01605

Parking is available in the visitor lot next to 60 Prescott Street.

Session 1: 

Current and Future Nursing Workers and Tasks – WSU Prof. Paula Bylaska-Davies

Human-Robot Interfaces and Autonomy for Nursing Robot: Development and Evaluation – WPI Prof. Jane Li

Concerns on Introducing Nursing Robots – Panel Discussion with WSU Faculty

Focus Group – WPI Faculty 

Session 2: 

Controlling a Nursing Robot with HTC Vive – Hands-On Practice

Focus Group – WPI Faculty


Please register here by March 16

Workshop admission is free and lunch will be provided.