C-STEM in the News

UC Davis C-STEM Center Receives NSF Grant

The UC Davis C-STEM Center has received a grant of $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to study collaborative mathematics learning with robots. This two-year project aims to transform math education by integrating computer programming, robotics, and handheld computing into middle and high school math classrooms.
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Transforming Robots Not Just Science Fiction

ABC Channel 7 shows the robotics research work conducted by Professor Harry H. Cheng, Director of the C-STEM Center, and his research group. It reports that “robots that change shape and adapt their functions are not just science fiction.”

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UC Davis Announces the C-STEM Day on April 30, 2011

The University of California, Davis announces C-STEM Day on Saturday, April 30, 2011, held at Bainer and Kemper halls on the university campus. Hosted by the UC Davis Center for Integrated Computing and STEM Education (C-STEM) and College of Engineering, the event will provide an overview of the challenges of teaching STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, math) to K-12 students, offer insight into successful approaches to STEM instruction, and provide an opportunity for local K-12 educators to share their needs for instructional support and successful experiences.

UC Davis press release
Davis Enterprise news article
Sacramento Bee news article

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iMobot rolls, crawls, and creeps

iMobot, an intelligent modular robot, invented by Professor Harry H. Cheng, Director of the C-STEM Center, and his graduate student Graham Ryland, is headed for commercial development with the help of a grant from the National Science Foundation.

UC Davis news article
Davis Enterprise news article
Engadget news item
CNET news item
IEEE Spectrum news item
The California Aggie

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