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The robotics track of the MS in Technology Innovation (MSTI) program, launched by the University of Washington in autumn 2021, prepares students for careers in the growing field of assistive robotics, logistics robotics, healthcare robotics, perception, autonomy, and mapping and localization. Designed by faculty with input from experts at leading robotics companies, the program provides students in-demand robotics skills, such as navigation and mobility, robotic manipulation and grasping, human/robot interaction, computer vision, and machine learning. Read more about how the #Robotics track of the MSTI prepares students for their future careers at the link in our bio. 

@uofwa #msti #designbuildlaunch #Robotics @fetchrobotics @kinovarobotics

The robotics track of the MS in Technology Innovation (MSTI) program, launched by the University of Washington in autumn 2021, prepares students for careers in the growing field of assistive robotics, logistics robotics, healthcare robotics, perception, autonomy, and mapping and localization. Designed by faculty with input from experts at leading robotics companies, the program provides students in-demand robotics skills, such as navigation and mobility, robotic manipulation and grasping, human/robot interaction, computer vision, and machine learning. Read more about how the #Robotics track of the MSTI prepares students for their future careers at the link in our bio.

@uofwa #msti #designbuildlaunch #Robotics @fetchrobotics @kinovarobotics
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👉 Applications are now open for the class of 2023 UW MSTI program! Ready to join the next generation of innovators? Visit our website (link in bio) to learn about the connected devices and robotics tracks, the application process, or to sign up for a virtual info session or application workshop!

@uofwa #uw #universityofwashington #uwmsti #msti2023 #designbuildlaunch #gradschool

👉 Applications are now open for the class of 2023 UW MSTI program! Ready to join the next generation of innovators? Visit our website (link in bio) to learn about the connected devices and robotics tracks, the application process, or to sign up for a virtual info session or application workshop!

@uofwa #uw #universityofwashington #uwmsti #msti2023 #designbuildlaunch #gradschool
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Let the innovation begin! 🚀 We're proud to welcome the largest new MSTI class ever and the returning MSTI students to the Steve Ballmer Building! #MSTI2022 #MSTI2021

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Let the innovation begin! 🚀 We're proud to welcome the largest new MSTI class ever and the returning MSTI students to the Steve Ballmer Building! #MSTI2022 #MSTI2021

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Just one more week until we welcome our newest cohort of MSTI students to Bellevue, and two weeks until classes resume! ⁠
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#MadeAtGIX #MadeInSeattle #GIXGraduateDegrees #TechIndustry #FutureTech #emergingtechnology #TsinghuaUniversity #UniversityofWashington #Seattle #Makerspace #designthinking #bellevue @uofwa #uofwa #uwmsti ⁠
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Just one more week until we welcome our newest cohort of MSTI students to Bellevue, and two weeks until classes resume! ⁠
#DesignBuildLaunch⁠

#MadeAtGIX #MadeInSeattle #GIXGraduateDegrees #TechIndustry #FutureTech #emergingtechnology #TsinghuaUniversity #UniversityofWashington #Seattle #Makerspace #designthinking #bellevue @uofwa #uofwa #uwmsti ⁠
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Sean Carr has been named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX). Carr will assume the role in January 2022 and will be based at the Steve Ballmer Building, GIX’s home in Bellevue, Washington.⁣
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“GIX is a wonderful example of how the UW maximizes impact through partnership and academic innovation,” said University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce. “Sean’s unique blend of academic, strategic and administrative leadership experience, coupled with his commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, make him the perfect leader to take GIX to the next level.”⁣
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“GIX exemplifies a next-generation educational model promoting academic innovation and international collaboration,” said Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong. “Tsinghua is delighted to welcome Sean’s appointment and looks forward to our continuing collaboration to build a more profound global influence of GIX.”⁣
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#madeatgix #ceo @uofwa @tsinghua_uni #gix #globalinnovationexchange

Sean Carr has been named Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX). Carr will assume the role in January 2022 and will be based at the Steve Ballmer Building, GIX’s home in Bellevue, Washington.⁣

“GIX is a wonderful example of how the UW maximizes impact through partnership and academic innovation,” said University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce. “Sean’s unique blend of academic, strategic and administrative leadership experience, coupled with his commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, make him the perfect leader to take GIX to the next level.”⁣

“GIX exemplifies a next-generation educational model promoting academic innovation and international collaboration,” said Tsinghua University President Qiu Yong. “Tsinghua is delighted to welcome Sean’s appointment and looks forward to our continuing collaboration to build a more profound global influence of GIX.”⁣

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#madeatgix #ceo @uofwa @tsinghua_uni #gix #globalinnovationexchange
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The Prototyping Labs are quiet... but soon to be full of returning and new MSTI students when the autumn quarter starts! ⁠
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#MadeAtGIX #MadeInSeattle #GIXGraduateDegrees #TechIndustry #FutureTech #emergingtechnology #TsinghuaUniversity #UniversityofWashington #Seattle #Makerspace #designthinking #bellevue @uofwa #uofwa #uwmsti ⁠
#DesignBuildLaunch⁠

The Prototyping Labs are quiet... but soon to be full of returning and new MSTI students when the autumn quarter starts! ⁠

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#DesignBuildLaunch⁠

#MadeAtGIX #MadeInSeattle #GIXGraduateDegrees #TechIndustry #FutureTech #emergingtechnology #TsinghuaUniversity #UniversityofWashington #Seattle #Makerspace #designthinking #bellevue @uofwa #uofwa #uwmsti ⁠
#DesignBuildLaunch⁠
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  • May 31, 2021

    Final application submission deadline for MSTI program admissions for autumn 2021

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October 11, 2021

How the University of Washington Prepares Students for…

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“These problems are not just robot problems, they’re human/robot/environment problems,” said Sarah Elliot, Robotics Engineer at Fetch Robotics. Eighty-eight percent of businesses worldwide expect to integrate robotic automation into their infrastructure, with sales and investment into robotic systems increasing at a record pace (source). The robotics track of the MS in Technology Innovation (MSTI) program, ( … )

October 08, 2021

5G Open Innovation Lab Opens Office in Steve…

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The 5G Open Innovation Lab (5G OI Lab) has opened its first office, making the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) building in Bellevue’s Spring District its home and giving the lab a physical foothold in an emerging area of the booming Eastside city. GIX, a partnership between the University of Washington and Tsinghua University in Beijing, is ( … )

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