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Engineers Week Sherman Center Distinguished Speaker: Generate Presents: Invent Amazing with Russell Morin of iRobot

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Feb

240 Egan

February 19, 2019 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
February 19, 2019 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Distinguished Speaker Seminar:

 

Generate Presents: Invent Amazing with Russell Morin of iRobot!

Russell Morin, Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer at iRobot Corporation

Russell Morin will highlight how engineers can effect and change the world through a variety of channels. With experience from his time at iRobot working on multiple iterations of the Roomba series as well as other innovative products, Russell will discuss the many paths engineering can take and how you can take those paths to Invent Amazing.

Russell Morin is a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer at iRobot Corporation in Bedford, MA.  Originally from Tewksbury, MA, he now lives in Burlington, MA with his wife Alex. He studied at Worcester Polytechnic Institute where received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in International Relations in 2008. He went on to complete his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at WPI in 2010. He began at iRobot as a summer intern in 2005 and worked there for several internships during school until joining full time in 2010. While at iRobot, he has been a key contributor to the 500, 600, 700, 800, and 900 series Roomba products, the Scooba 450, the i7+ Clean Base with automatic dirt disposal, the Create 2, and several yet to be released products. He is a certified professional engineer and a named inventor on more than 15 United States patents, both utility and design. Russell is passionate about bringing robotics into our daily lives and fostering STEM