Hannover. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invented GPS, developed Doppler radar and is a pioneer in 3D printing. Carnegie Mellon University created the navigation software used by NASA’s Mars rovers, built robots that can walk on water and is a birthplace of artificial intelligence. Together they boast more than 100 Nobel laureates. In 2016 both will exhibit at HANNOVER MESSE for the first time.
"Carnegie Mellon and MIT are two of America’s most storied research universities. Their participation further spotlights the innovative power of Partner Country USA at HANNOVER MESSE," said Marc Siemering, senior vice president of HANNOVER MESSE. The two universities join leading German institutions such as the Fraunhofer Society and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology .
MIT and Carnegie Mellon will exhibit at the USA Pavilion in Hall 2. MIT will emphasize the university’s commitment to "Mens et Manus" training, which leads to commercialization and entrepreneurship, as well as how MIT promotes technology transfer. Carnegie Mellon will showcase research innovations in robotics and additive manufacturing with a focus on emerging university startups in these fields.