A range of high-quality resources for Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Energy are freely available on the web. Start exploring them here:
Humanoid Robotics Group: Website from MIT where it is possible to follow their robotics projects (possibly ended around 2003). It does include full-text papers from a number of conferences which the group attended.
Intelligent Robotics Lab: Robotic research group at the University of Birmingham. Contains links to the group member’s papers and information about current and past projects.
Karakuri.info: Providing information about the Japanese tradition of karakuri, mechanical dolls.
NASA – Robotics: Videos and other multimedia covering the work NASA is doing with robotics, such as the lunar rover.
Robocup: Robocup was created to encourage robotic research. Now lots of events are happening under the umbrella Robocup with different mission themes.
Robohub: Platform which aims to connect experts within business and universities.
Robotics Online: RIA – Robotic Industries Association’s official website, offers lots of content around the area of robotics, such as webinars and videos.