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'A bright-eyed kid with a telepresence robot' gets started on changing the world

July 28, 2016
Ben Hylak creates robots of the future, ones that can help nurses provide care. His robots use artificial intelligence, include video chat capabilities, ask patients how they're feeling, and communicate data back to doctors.Ben participated in Broadcom MASTERS in 2011 and attends Worcester Polytechnic Institute. He recently started interning at SpaceX as an avionics engineer and was one of several Society alumni chosen to participate in the 2011 White House Science Fair.His interest in technology and desire to change the world started with science fairs. Read the interview below to learn more about Ben's work with robotics and visit to the White House. Read more
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