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Robotic Arm for Automating Tester Connection

Robotic automation is a flourishing process that PACCAR wants to add to its Manufacturing Support Team. An automatic solution will free up test operators to use their time more efficiently and reduce the time required to test each dash, saving time and money for the plant and the company. The student team worked to incorporate a Kawasaki robotic arm capable of accurately connecting a plate containing multiple cable connectors to the plugs of the rear of a semi-truck dashboard.

Faculty Adviser

Payman Arabshahi, Associate Professor, UW ECE, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Brian Johnson, Professor of Clean Energy, Electrical & Computer Engineering


Alnur Elberier
Corbin Ferrie
Dean Hoover
Yijie Li