Extension and Minority Engineering Program (MEP)

Mandela Washington Fellowship

June 2024,  Dr. She presented about autonomy and robotics to young African leaders with the Mandela Washington Fellowship. This is the flagship program of the U.S. government’s Young African Leadership ( YALI), and has brought nearly 6500 young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa to U.S. for academic and leadership training. 

 PREFACE Summer Workshop

June 2024,  MARS lab participated in the Pre-Freshman and Cooperative Education (PREFACE) residential summer workshop and offered multiple lab tours for MEP students. PREFACE is an early outreach strategy aiming to attract underrepresented students, i.e., African American, Native American, Hispanic American, to Purdue. 

 MEP Summer Camps

May 2024,  MARS lab collaborated with  Blue Sky Summer Scholars program and offered a interactive lab demo session for Ivy Tech Community College students.

K-12 Education

Robotics Hands-on Practice 

April 2024, Purdue MARS lab offered an interactive session for high school students from the Southport High School, 971 E Banta Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46227. Students enjoyed to play with the robotic teleoperation systems and high-resolution vision based tactile sensors. 

Robotics Lab Tour 

May 2023, Purdue MARS lab offered a lab tour for the high school students from the Dayton Regional STEM School, 1724 Woodman Dr, Kettering, OH 45420.

Robotics Summer Camp 

June 2022, Dr. She participated a week-long Summer Camp and delivered a robotic introduction seminar for the Purdue Polytechnic High School Students.

Student Competition

ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition (SMRDC 2022)

Part of Annual Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR) & ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC)

Images from SMRDC 

August 2022, Dr. She co-organized the 2022 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition.

ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition (SMRDC 2021)

Part of Annual Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR) & ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC)

Images from SMRDC 

August 2021, Dr. She co-organized the 2021 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition.

ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition (SMRDC 2020)

Part of Annual Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR) & ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC)

Images from SMRDC 

August 2020, Dr. She co-organized the 2020 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition.

Robotic Expo

Robotics Panel

Images from RISE 

March 2024, Dr. She gave a Spotlight Talk and participated in the Panel: Robotics Round Table for the second Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC) of Purdue Robotics and Intelligent Systems (RISE) Expo

Robotics Expo

Images from RISE 

April 2023, Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC) of Purdue, with Dr. She's supervision, organized the inaugural Institute for Control, Optimization and Networks (ICON) Robotics and Intelligent Systems (RISE) Expo