Bethel Receives funding for DSW Workshop

Cindy L. Bethel, Lydia Tapia, and Aleksandra Faust have been awarded funding to support a Discipline Specific Workshop (DSW) for a Robotics Career Mentoring Workshop for Graduate and Undergraduate Students in Robotics sponsored by the CRA-W (Computing Research Association – Women) and CDC (Coalition to Diversify Computing).

The workshop will be co-located with the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) flagship conference the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2015), May 25-30, 2015 in Seattle, WA. This will be a high profile workshop to assist undergraduate and graduate students determine the best options for career paths including graduate studies, post-graduate studies, industry vs. academics paths, etc.

This is one of the first workshops of its kind open to both undergraduate and graduate students in the robotics community.