|Jonathan Hurst, at right, an assistant professor of
mechanical engineering at Oregon State University,
makes adjustments on one of his walking robots.
(Photo courtesy of Oregon State University)
“With robotics, we’re in the middle of something analogous to the Industrial Revolution,” said Jonathan Hurst, an Oregon State University associate professor of mechanical engineering and director of its Dynamic Robotics Laboratory. “The introduction of robots to our lives and the workplace will continue to present both challenges and opportunities, just like the growth of the Internet did.