An Academic Pathway

The University of Wisconsin–Madison offers dozens of ways to integrate robotics into student coursework. Available courses range from Biomedical Engineering to Human-Robot interactions.  Student work includes interplanetary exploration, automation of household tasks, and even build robots that can teach children how to read.

Explore Our Courses

Core Robotics – Undergraduate

  • ME 240 – Dynamics
  • ME 340 – Introduction to Dynamic Systems

Core Robotics – Graduate

  • ME/ECE 439 – Introduction to Robotics
  • ME/ECE 739 – Advanced Automation and Robotics

Related Courses

Human-Computer Interaction

  • CS 570 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction
  • CS  770 Human-Computer Interaction

Artificial Intelligence

  • CS/PSYCH/BMI 841 – Computational Cognitive Sciences
  • CS 731 – Advanced Artificial Intelligence
  • ECE/CS 533 – Image Processing
  • CS 766 – Computer Vision
  • CS 760 – Machine Learning

Mathematical Theory

  • ECE 717 – Linear Systems
  • MATH 551 – Elementary Topology

Engineering

  • ME/ECE 547 – Design of Computer Control Systems
  • ME/ECE 746 – Dynamics of Control Systems
  • ME/ECE 577 – Automatic Controls Lab
  • ME 601 – Mechatronics in Control and Product Realization
  • ME 751 – Matrix Methods in the Design and Analysis of Mechanisms
  • ME 964 – High Performance Computing for Engineering Applications
  • BME/ECE 762 – Biomedical Instrumentation

Other Relevant Courses

  • CS 559 – Computer Graphics
  • CS/ECE/ISyE 524 – Introduction to Optimization
  • CS 704 – Principles of Programming Languages
  • CS 838 – Physics Based Modeling and Simulation