John R. Wright, Jr., Ph.D., CSTM, F.ATMAE
Professor & ARET Program Coordinator
ATMAE Charles W. Keith Recipient
Department of Applied Engineering, Safety, & Technology
Millersville University of Pennsylvania
717-871-7235
john.wright@millersville.edu

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS:

Wagner, K. L. & Wright, J. R., Jr. (2017). Multi-layer behavioral motion for complex robotic control with >10 DoF [Blinded, Peer-Refereed National Presentation]. 2017 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference Proceedings (Abstract). Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bozzelli, N. A., Wiles, M. P., Wright, J. R., Jr., Kilgore, Q. D., & Wagner, K. L. (2017). Enacting active compliant visual robotic control: setup, configuration, and applications [Blinded, Peer-Refereed National Presentation]. 2017 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference Proceedings (Abstract). Cincinnati, Ohio.

Cognex Mitsubishi Interface Tutorial (PDF)

Wiles, M. P., Bozzelli, N. A., Wright, J. R., Jr., Kilgore, Q. D., & Wagner, K. L. (2017). Using Cognex vision for part id and analysis: tutorials, labs, and YouTube [Blinded, Peer-Refereed National Presentation]. 2017 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference Proceedings (Abstract). Cincinnati, Ohio.

Wright, J. R., Jr. (2017, January). Using the venn as a road map [White Paper]. Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering. Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Millersville, Pennsylvania.

Wright, J. R., Jr. (2015). Practical loop tuning – How to tune a PID loop! [Blinded, Peer-Refereed National Presentation]. 2015 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference Proceedings (Abstract). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Wright, J. R., Jr. (2015). EECT Certification Brief [Invited, EECT Membership Meeting]. 2015 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Wright, J. R., Jr., Ginter, E. S., David, B. G., Kilbourne, B. J., & Wells, J. R. (2015). Custom programming for the NAO robotic humanoid [White Paper/Tutorial]. Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology. Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Wells, J. R., Kilbourne, B. J. & Wright, J. R., Jr. (2014). Advanced dynamic motion control and object tracking for humanoid robotics [Blinded, Peer-Refereed National Presentation]. 2014 Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Conference Proceedings (Abstract). St. Louis, Missouri.

Wright, J. R., Jr., Atharifar, H., & Atwater, M. (2014, January). A meta-analysis of the skills gap dilemma in today’s engineering professions [Blinded, Peer-Refereed White Paper]. The Association of Technology, Management, & Applied Engineering.

 

ITEC 427 PLCs INFO:

Hallway Survival PLC Controlled Robotics Contest Rules:

How to Print Your Ladder Logic in RSLogix 500

 

ITEC 467 MOBILE ROBOTICS INFO:

Triumph of the Nerds Video (History of the PC) Part 1

Triumph of the Nerds Video (History of the PC) Part 2

Triumph of the Nerds Video (History of the PC) Part 3

Introduction to the Microcontroller Lecture

Intro to Arduino IDE, Teensy & ARM Technology Lecture

C++ Code Snippets PART I: Inputs for Arduino IDE/Teensy 3.2 Lecture

C++ Code Snippets PART II: Outputs for Arduino IDE/Teensy 3.2 Lecture

C++ Code Snippets PART III: Serial Com -LCD for Arduino IDE/Teensy 3.2 Lecture

Using Flowcharts for Algorithms Lecture

Video of a 2013 Firefighting MU Robot

2017 Robot - Jolly Green Giant (click for video)

ITEC 467 Firefighting R&D Project Contest Rules

Teensy Microcontrollers

Video of Spring 2017 Firefighting Robot R&D Project Development & Competition (ITEC 467, Mobile Robotics) by Andrew Miller

 

CSCI 456 ROBOTICS & COMPUTER VISION INFO:

Microscan's Introduction to Machine Vision: Definitions & Applications - Part 1 Video

Microscan's Introduction to Machine Vision: Why Use Machine Vision? - Part 2 Video

Microscan's Introduction to Machine Vision: Key Parts of a Vision System - Part 3 Video

Cognex's Back to Basics: Introduction to Machine Vision Video

Cognex's Back to Basics: Introduction to Machine Vision

Cognex's White Paper: How to Choose the Right Lighting for Machine Vision Applications

SICK's Machine Vision Introduction

Mitsubishi Electric & Cognex Alliance White Paper

F-Series-RH-RV-Brochure

FQ,FD,SQ,SD_Mitsubishi_robot_tool_manua...asyBuilder_BFP-A8820-C_(04.14)

Tracking Function INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Mitsubishi RH-3SxHR SCARA Robot Visual Line Tracking Video

Mitsubishi SCARA Robots with Line Tracking Video

Automatic Vision System for Inspection Weld Nut (PART Orientation) Video

 

ITEC 494 TQM CLASS INFO:

Developing Process Flowcharts & Gantt Charts Lecture

Pareto

Fishbone

Histogram

X-bar R

How to Assess Process Capability using Minitab 17

Sixpack Analysis of Weight (single column data) (Use n=5)

Sixpack Analysis of Pin Diameter

Sixpack Analysis of Ball Joint Stud

P-chart (use N=48)

Cost Justification Methods Lecture

Cpk Table (Six Sigma)

HP Stockless Production Training (Pull vs. Push) Video Part 1

HP Stockless Production Training (Pull vs Push) Video Part II

HP Stockless Production Training (Pull vs Push) Video Part III

 

 

 

 

ATMAE's Organizational Identity/Scope Developed Policy by John Wright

 

 

Some Past Project Pics Below from MU (Click on them!)

 

       
 

My cv

My research interests include semi-autonomous and autonomous mobile robotics development and systems integration. Recently I have been working with Mitsubishi SCARA arms with integrated Full Cognex Vision Systems, Teensy 3.2 Microntrollers, and the NAO Humanoid Robot.

ATMAE

ATMAE Robotics (I Love Robots!)

EXPRESSPCB

EXPRESSPCB TUTORIAL

MU ROBOTICS LAB

NAO NEXT GEN

NAO PRICE DROP

PATTON ROBOTICS

RIXAN ASSOCIATES

RIA

UPENN GRASP Lab

Robotics Lab Upgrade 1/20/17

 

NAO Tour Guide Project Status

6/7/16

8/6/15

7/2/15

 

 

2015 ATMAE Robotics Champs!

2013 ATMAE Robotics Champs!

Click above Pics for the MU news release, and the cool YouTube video by funkhouser111!

Click here for their 46-page, 1st Place Technical Report!

 

2010 ATMAE Robotics Champs!

Click Above Pic for Video Story!