"Encourage students to be STEM leaders using latest educational Robotics platform."

The advancement of society through breakthroughs in automation will have intelligent, adaptive robotic systems at the pinnacle of this achievement. IRIS will not only produce the innovations responsible for achieving this capstone, but we will also demonstrate the role robotic systems play within human-centered environments and communicate the benefits robotics provide to all sectors of society. We will lead the nation and the world in promoting and realizing the potential of robotics for solving the technological challenges facing society today and in the future.