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ASU Unveils Modeling and Control of Industrial Robots Badge: A Gateway to Advanced Robotics Manufacturing

Amidst the global push towards advanced manufacturing, skilled professionals in industrial robotics are in high demand. ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering introduces the Modeling and Control of Industrial Robots (MCIR) Badge, designed to elevate your expertise in robotic systems. This course offers comprehensive training in industrial robotic systems using MATLAB and Simulink, preparing you for the complexities of modern manufacturing environments.


Industrial robots are revolutionizing manufacturing processes worldwide, from streamlining automotive assembly lines to enhancing precision in electronics production. As these technologies continue to reshape industries, there's an urgent call for experts who can navigate the complexities of designing, programming, and maintaining these sophisticated systems. 

The Modeling and Control of Industrial Robots Badge is poised to meet this demand head-on. It allows participants to master essential skills using industry-standard MATLAB and Simulink software tools by offering four 10-hour courses that delve deep into the realm of industrial robotic systems.

The curriculum covers a wide array of topics, including forward and inverse kinematics of robotic arms, modeling manipulator dynamics, motion and force control strategies, MATLAB-based system modeling, and Simulink-based robot dynamics and control simulations.

Choose from four 10-hour micro-badges tailored to specific aspects of robotic systems, or complete all four to earn the comprehensive Modeling and Control of Industrial Robots Badge. This badge is a testament to their expertise as robotics engineers, automation systems specialists, mechatronics technicians, and other advanced manufacturing roles.


ASU Associate Professor Hamid Marvi, lead instructor of the program, underscores the course's emphasis on addressing industry demands. "Companies seek engineers who possess a deep understanding of robot kinematics, dynamics, and control architectures," says Associate Professor Hamid Marvi. "Our program equips students with these critical skills, ensuring they are well-prepared to meet the challenges of the modern industrial landscape."

Enroll Today! Elevate your career with skills that are in high demand. Classes start on July 13, 2024. For more information and to register, visit ASU's CareerCatalyst.