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May 02, 2011

Driving the Economy


Journalist William Holstein shows his new book, “The Next American Economy – Blueprint for a Real Recovery,” to Raj Rajkumar, professor of electrical and computer engineering and head of the GM Collaborative Lab during a visit to CMU. Rajkumar; Metin Sitti, professor of mechanical engineering and head of the Nanorobotics Lab; and William “Red” Whittaker, the Fredkin Research Professor of Robotics and chairman and chief technical officer of Astrobotic Technology, Inc., are all featured in the book’s second chapter, titled “From Steel to Advanced Robots — Pittsburgh Attempts to Reinvent.”