Computational Robotics Engineering

The  field of robotics has evolved from the arms of production lines to complex machinery that  can discern among multiple options, demonstrating a certain degree of intelligence.


To develop well qualified bilingual engineers capable of manipulating the physical world through software engineering, and knowledgeable of the computational complexities required to yield high performance integration of sensors and actuators that are present in advanced robotics.

Functional Areas of Development

●    Project engineering
●    Information technology service
●    Training and Advisory
●    Robotic systems 
●    Image Processing
●    Embedded systems
●    Artificial intelligence
●    Industrial automation
●    Security Systems

Profile of Graduates

Engineering graduates from the UPY specializing in Computational Robotics will be well qualified bilingual engineers, knowledgeable of the computational complexities required to yield high performance integration of sensors and actuators, working in the areas of robotic systems, artificial intelligence, scanning and 3D printing, digital modeling, advanced electronics, digital ergonomics and advanced manufacturing.

Curricular Structure

Training Model

Academic Curricula

(Plan 2018)

Propedeutic semester

Propedeutic of total immersion in the English language.

  • Listening Workshop

  • Grammar workshop

  • Reading Workshop

  • Writing Workshop


First quarter

  • English I

  • Linear algebra

  • Basic chemistry

  • Probability and statistics

  • Engineering drawing

  • Introduction to Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering 

  • Oral and written expression I


Second term

  • English II

  • Human development and values

  • Math functions

  • Physical

  • Electricity and magnetism

  • Digital systems

  • Structured programming


Third semester

  • English III

  • Emotional intelligence and conflict management

  • Diferential calculus

  • Rigid body mechanics

  • Maintenance of mechatronic and robotic systems 

  • Electric and electronic circuits

  • Safety and industrial hygiene

Fourth semester

  • English IV

  • Cognitive skills and creativity

  • Integral calculus

  • Structure and properties of materials

  • Electronic interface systems

  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems

  • Professional Stay I

Fifth quarter

  • English v

  • Professional ethics

  • Engineering Mathematics I

  • Physics for engineering

  • Mechanism kinematics

  • Manufacture process

  • Programmable logic controllers

Sixth quarter

  • English VI

  • Managerial skills

  • Mathematics for Engineering II

  • Industrial robot programming

  • Peripheral programming

  • Industrial automation

  • Strength of materials

Seventh four-month period

  • English VII

  • Leadership of high performance teams

  • Robot kinematics and dynamics

  • Control engineering

  • Computational modeling

  • Microcontrollers programming

  • Professional Stay II

Eighth term

  • English VIII

  • Mobile robotics

  • Digital image processing

  • Neural networks

  • Real-time operating systems

  • Mechanism manufacturing

  • Research and development for robotics



Ninth semester

  • English IX

  • Advanced mobile robotics

  • Artificial vision

  • Control for robots

  • Smart control

  • Machine learning

  • Oral and written expression II


Tenth quarter

  • Professional stay