A University of Louisville engineering research team is working on the next generation of robots. The robots appear almost human and will be able to do jobs that humans can’t or don’t want to do in military or health care settings.
Engineering professor Dan Popa and his team recently received a federal grant to develop a robot that could serve as a nurses’ assistant.
“I don’t think people realize that this technology is very close to being deployed. I believe that within five to 10 years you’ll be going to the store and buying the next appliance for your house and that’s going to be a robot,” Popa said. “And then you’re going to teach it certain things that interest you.”
Watch Popa further explain his research: