USU Students Take Third in Robotics Competition
News Release — LOGAN, UTAH — March 25, 2019 — Engineering students at USU placed third at a recent national robotics challenge held in California.
18 teams representing engineering schools from across the Western U.S. competed in this year’s E-Fest Student Design Competition organized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The event was held March 15-17 in Pomona, Calif.
Engineering students at USU placed third at a recent national robotics challenge held in California.
Students Madalyn Mayne, Christian Mayne, Eric Larsen, Jared Christiansen, Anya Nielson and Austin Southwick created a robot that was custom designed and manufactured on the USU campus.
This year’s competition was to create a robot that could pick up various sized athletic balls, contain them inside the robot and then place them inside the starting area.
Every year the organizers of the competition create a new challenge for students to complete. This year teams were tasked with creating a robot that picked up various sized athletic balls, contained them inside the robot and then placed them inside the starting area.
The USU team qualified for the international competition for the second year in a row. The international competition will be held in Salt Lake City.
Writer: Jessica Jarman, email@example.com