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What branch of mechanical engineering focuses more on robots and/or technology?

Asked Fayetteville, North Carolina

I want to major in mechanical engineering because I am very interested in robotics and technology but I don't know what branch I should focus on. #technology #mechanical-engineering #engineers #robotics

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shashidhara’s Answer

Updated Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

1) Team Indus Winner of Google's $1 million (roughly Rs. 6.6 crores) Milestone Prize in the lander category, Bengaluru-based Axiom Research Labs is the only player from India still in contention for the $20 million (roughly Rs. 135 crore) Google Lunar X-Prize. Team Indus will attempt to land a lunar rover robot on the moon, and send images and data back to the Earth in 2017.

2) Grey Orange Founded by the creators of India's first indigenously developed humanoid robot called Acyut. GreyOrange provides warehouse automation solutions to India's e-commerce and logistics companies with robots that can move materials and automate sorting and routing of packages. The company has offices in Hong Kong, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.

Sastra Robotics develops and markets robotics technologies for a wide range of applications with a mission of serving humanity. Founded in mid-2012 and incorporated in August 2013, the team was selected as one of the top five 'Most Promising Start-Ups of 2012' by Startup Village, and Top 10 Most Promising Early stage Start-Ups of 2014 by TiE Bangalore. The company's focus is on mobile robots, tele-presence robots, robot interfacing and simulation software, robot APIs, open source robotic libraries and a prosthetic robotic arm. Sastra's SCARA robot can perform repetitive tasks, for uses such as moving products, milling, or even 3D printing, and is being used by Bosch to test touchscreens.