U of A student builds innovative robot

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A University of Arizona student has made quite the innovation, and now He's a bit richer for it.

Matt Bunting, a student in the Robotics and Neural Laboratory program, created a hexapod robot. It's a walking robot with six legs.

It just so happens computer processor company Intel learned of Bunting's creation and decided it wanted to use it for the company's push of their "Atom" processor.

"I actually wanted to build a hexapod like this ever since I was in Middle School. I've been fascinated with robots ever since I saw my first robot," said Bunting.

It's now called the Intel Hexapod and is touring the country.

Matt's efforts paid off. He got an 'A' in the class, as well as a research position.