Optical Careers in Robotics and AI

Molly Moser

How does one leverage an optical background into a job in these thriving, rapidly evolving industries?

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So you want to build robots? Or maybe, in a science-fiction-obsessed climate punctuated by Westworld and Iron Man, you want to explore the hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI)? Either way, you’re in luck, because knowledge of optics is applicable to many different aspects of these disciplines. As you pursue your dream job in an exponentially growing area, however, be prepared to take on some self-study, and be prepared to demonstrate all that optics brings to the table.

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