Let's Make Robots!
Navigates smooth and rough terrain equally well
I finally got it to work! (video is up)  The transforming wheel that I made and talked about a while back- I made a robot that can use and actuate them. The wheel … Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
Pushes other robots out of a ring, breaks ankles
This is one of the robots I am building for this year's NRC. I'm trying an atypical wheel setup for this robot, which could be fast and maneuverable, or could … Read more
The gravel used in the Top of the Hill event at the NRC makes it hard for robots to maneuver. Wheels are likely to sink in, and treads will often jam with gravel. … Read more
Picks up ping pong balls. Traverses gravel pit
This was my first try at competing in the National Robotics Challenge. There are a number of challenges involved, but I chose the Top of the Hill challenge. The … Read more