Mechanical or electrical engineering coupled with computer science used to design, construct, operate, and apply robots. It also includes the computer systems for their control, sensory feedback, and information processing. Where a robot is a reprogrammable, multifunctional manipulator designed to move material, parts, tools, or specialized devices through various programmed motions for the performance of a variety of tasks.

Sharpening Our Competitive Edge and the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation

| Advanced Manufacturing, Biopharmaceutical, Composites, Manufacturing USA, National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, Process Manufacturing, Robotics, Smart Manufacturing

Innovation and U.S. manufacturing are inextricably linked—that’s why the President launched the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), a network of manufacturing hubs across the country that is designed to sharpen America’s competitive edge in spurring the next generation of manufacturing jobs and investment.