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Robotics Team Missing

Six members of Burundi team may have voluntarily fled to Canada A team of six high-school age students was reported missing following a national robotics competition that took place in Washington, D.C., this week. The FIRST Global Challenge 2017, held Sunday through Tuesday of this past week, included six members of the Burundi robotics team […]

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Technically Skilled

Utah Valley University’s ‘dynasty’ at skills comp The annual SkillsUSA competition wrapped up at the end of June in Louisville. Reflecting its organizational mission, this competition is split into three umbrella categories: ‘Leadership Development’, ‘Occupationally Related’, and ‘Skills and Technical Sciences’. Subcategories include industrial motor control, fabrication, winding, additive manufacturing, automation technologies, electrical construction wiring, engineering, […]

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Need a Pick-Me-Up?

Amazon awards $50,000 prize in robotics competition’s 2nd year Amazon held its second annual Picking Challenge last week, in conjunction with Robocup 2016 in Leipzig, Germany from June 30 to July 3. A robotic arm, designed by a team of engineers from Delft Robotics and TU Delft Robotics Institute, took home the $50,000 grand prize. The robotics competition is […]

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