This was my first time being a judge at a First FTC tournament. It was on Jan 16 at the Cardinal Gibbons High School. Two years ago when I first visited the FTC tournament to collect data, I saw judges visiting teams and asking questions. I was interested in all the materials in their hand, and all the questions they asked. I had never thought of a day when I could be a robotics judge.
The robots are coming! IEEE Foundation grant awarded to build friends for KEN, promote STEM Outreach
Thanks to a grant from the IEEE Foundation, the Eastern North Carolina Section and The Forge Initiative are partnering to teach students how to assemble and customize four new versions of Ken. The new Kens will then be shared around North Carolina at STEM Outreach events. You can read about the project here: http://bit.ly/1RaLzpf
Lixiao Huang, a human factors scientist who is enthusiastic about human-robot interaction research.