RoboBOATS at the Heinz History Center

That equipment will include the robotic watercraft developed with the help of Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute.  The unmanned boat already has been used to test water in African lakes. The vessel was designed to resemble a crocodile, a shape that scares off hippos that otherwise might damage it, Leslie Przybylek said. Ms. Przybylek, the history center curator, will moderate the discussion.