On the Job with Mike Borkowski, engineering technician

  • by: laura french , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 30, 2013 - 9:57 AM

The problem with the phrase “robotics and automated systems” is that “of course, people go straight to R2D2,” says Mike Borkowski. An engineering technician with Viking Engineering, Borkowski said that while the average person might picture a robotic arm or a humanoid on wheels, “robots” in the real world can look very different. But, Borkowski said, “They all do the same thing. A robot determines how to do something based on its environment.”

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