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Robotics and Mechatronic Systems Engineering with a Concentration in Electrical Engineering

Robotics class

Robotics and Mechatronic Systems Engineering with a Concentration in Electrical Engineering is an undergraduate degree program focused on the fundamentals to design "intelligent" systems requiring sensing, actuation and computation to achieve product quality and performance.

You'll learn to be innovative in this multidisciplinary world and well-positioned for a variety of industrial sectors including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, communications, defense, electronics and healthcare.

This can lead to exciting careers in autonomous automobiles, airplanes, defense systems, assistive devices, and a wide variety of other systems including even appliances and game/entertainment systems.

With industry and academia leaders actively engaged with the program through the Program Development Advisory Committee and Department Advisory Board, you will be well-situated for an exciting career.

RoboticsMechatronics Knowledge Area

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    Why choose this program?

    This interdisciplinary program focuses on designing and building systems that cross traditional engineering disciplines.

    You'll gain a competitive edge by working full time for three summer semesters in a cooperative education (co-op) experience.

    Imagine your possibilities:

    Robotics

    Robots are the most commonly recognized mechatronic systems. Robots are being used in a variety of applications ranging from manufacturing and automation to healthcare applications such as performing sophisticated surgery.

    Mechatronic Systems

    Mechatronic systems are all around us. Today’s automobile mechatronic system features include cruise control, antilock braking, sensors to detect objects during reversing and engine control to name a few.

    Automotive industry leaders agree the next generation of automobiles will take advantage of interdisciplinary engineering.

    Cutting edge development is happening in hybrid and electric-hybrid vehicles.

    Defense Applications

    Your future might include working for the defense industry in developing unmanned flying objects, remote operated rescue robots, or an application of sensors to help unmanned driving of military ground vehicles.

    Assistive Technology

    Detroit Mercy continues to be a leader in assistive technology for disabled veterans and individuals.

    Prosthetics and other devices to help with the improvement of the life of individuals with disabilities is a thriving area for mechatronic and robotic applications.

    Learn more about how you could create a better world.

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