The 29th annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC) was held this past June in Rochester, Michigan. This competition will be a familiar classic to our alumni; RoboJackets has been in attendance every year since 2003, with the only breaks being in 2005 and 2020 due to a lack of manpower and the COVID-19 pandemic, respectively….
Month: July 2022
Alumni Spotlight: Phillip Marks
Phillip recently moved from El Segundo, California, to Seattle, Washington, where he is currently helping open a second office as part of his role of site director at Second Order Effects, an electrical engineering consulting firm. Outside of work he enjoys hiking and backpacking, and is looking forward to exploring the PNW area this summer….
EVGP 2022 Competition
This past May RoboRacing attended evGrand Prix Autonomous 2022, our second entrance into the competition. The team’s first entrance to this competition was back in mid-September, and only 8 months later Rigatonii (another “i” included) was back on the track at the Purdue Grand Prix Track in Lafayette, Indiana. The team finished 4th place out…
AVC (Angry Vehicle Competition)
Some alumni may remember that RoboJackets has brought combat robots and RoboRacing robots, including Bigoli, out to Colorado to compete at Sparkfun AVC (Autonomous Vehicle Competition). Sparkfun has since stopped hosting that competition, but this past May a new AVC took its place: the Angry Vehicle Competition. This new AVC only has combat robotics in…