The TeRK project is a collaborative effort which benefits greatly from the contributions of our partners at various companies and institutions.
Google - Project funding.
Stewart Tansley / Microsoft - Project funding.
Intel - Project funding.
NASA/Ames Autonomy - Project funding.
Xilinx - Donation of embedded development software and FPGAs for initial robot build.
Rich LeGrand / Charmed Labs - Development of the embedded electronics for TeRK, including a custom FPGA-ARM9 board with a specialized high-speed communications bus and the robotics daughterboard.
Peter Allen / Columbia University,
Daniela Rus / Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Holly Yanco / University of Massachusetts Lowell, and
David Patrick / Ohlone College - Development and testing of robotics curriculum using the PER platform.
Zach Dodds / Harvey Mudd College - Development and testing of TeRK curriculum.
Paolo Fiorini / University of Verona - Recipe and curriculum development.
Mark Lotter and Skip Shelly / LotterShelly – Interaction and graphic design.
Kevin Crowley / University of Pittsburgh UPCLOSE/LRDC - Development and execution of a formal educational evaluation process to measure the efficacy of the TeRK package in college and pre-college educational settings.
Michel Xhaard / France - Linux driver development for webcams.
Sally Ride / Sally Ride Science
Telle Whitney / Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology