Department of Computer Science receives NSF grant


Contributed by Arlene Dende

Dr. Sharon Stansfield, from the Department of Computer Science, is the principal investigator for a grant from the National Science Foundation to explore commercialization of the WeeBot, a robotic mobility device designed to provide mobility to infants and toddlers with conditions that limit independent mobility.

The $50,000 grant supports customer discovery and training in entrepreneurship. The I-Corps team includes Dr. Carole Dennis, Department of Occupational Therapy, and Chuck Schwerin, Managing Director of Business Services for Tompkins County Area Development.