Developing Curricula for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics


‚ÄčThe IEEE Robotics and Automation Society - University of Jordan Section (IEEE RAS-UJ) held the Robottia event on March 28th, 2022 at the School of Engineering. The event featured talks from the local industry developing UAVs and Vehicular robots, as well as students sharing their experience in building up their own robots, the international robot competitions they competed in and their achievements. During the event, and as part of the DeCAIR project dissemination, Dr. Mohammad Mashagbeh (Mechatronics Department) and Dr. Ashraf Suyyagh (Computer Engineering Department) talked about the recent changes to the B.Sc. curricula in both departments and the courses that will help students start with designing and working with robots. Dr. Mashagbeh also talked about the new joint M.Sc. program in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics between the Mechatronics and Computer Departments. Dr. Suyyagh also briefly spoke about and introduced the DeCAIR program, its goals, partners, and recent achievements.