Robots Using Tools: With New Grant, Researchers Aim to Create ‘MacGyver’ Robot | School of Interactive Computing | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

“Our goal is to develop a robot that behaves like MacGyver, the television character from the 1980s who solved complex problems and escaped dangerous situations by using everyday objects and materials he found at hand,” said Stilman, an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech.