Marine Robotics Summer School
From July 19th to July 30th
Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)
The MIT Portugal Program is pleased to announce the opening of our first Marine Robotics Summer School!
The Summer School will take place from July 19 to July 30 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).
The goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of Marine Robotics with a special focus on applications in ocean observation, underwater archeology, and ecosystems mapping. Students in this program will work on assembling an Underwater Glider. By the end of the two weeks, students will present their work and test it on water.
The course is structured for senior undergraduate and grad students, preferably from engineering fields (e.g., mechanical, electrical, and similar). Nonetheless, students from other fields such as bio-engineering, geology, marine biology, geophysics, or oceanography are also able to apply. We welcome applicants who desire a more in depth understanding of marine robotics.
The summer course is organized in collaboration with the LSTS – Underwater Systems and Technology Laboratory; Colab +Atlantic; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); and the University of Minho School of Engineering.
MIT Portugal will provide a student sponsorship (750.00 €) for travel/lodging for a limited number of students living outside Porto city. To be considered for the sponsorship, please indicate so on your Summer School application. Sponsees will be selected on the basis of their curriculum diversity, motivation, and recommendation letters.
Please visit the MIT Portugal’s Marine Robotics Summer School website for further info.