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Robots that do the dirty work — CES 2016 robotics slideshow

January 6, 2016 |

From grill-cleaning robots to robots that defied gravity, the CES 2016 robotics section had companies with an interesting array of tasks. Robots have been developed for all sorts of purposes with the goal of helping humans with everyday tasks. In the first … Read More

Make it, fail, make it again, sell it – interview with UAT Provost Dr. David Bolman

November 11, 2015 |

Video contribution by Xavier Smith

Building a product, having it fail, going back to the drawing board and then figuring out how to get it to market is a “been there done that” mindset when a student leaves the University of … Read More

Southwest Maker Fest hope to create culture of makers – wrap up

March 30, 2015 |

Inventors from across the Valley gathered over the weekend in downtown Mesa for the second annual Southwest Maker Fest. Exhibitors displayed robotics, artistic pieces and more for everyone to come and enjoy.

The event has doubled in size and aims … Read More

Spare Parts hits theaters today – true tale of AZ teen robotics club beating MIT

January 16, 2015 |

The local tale of a few high school underdogs competing in an underwater robotics competition against MIT and winning has finally hit the big screens today.

“Spare Parts,” tells the story of how four Carl Hayden Community High School Students … Read More

Gadgets for the Guru: Kids and their robots – CES

January 16, 2015 |

This week’s Gadgets for the Guru is dedicated to the kid in you. While these gadgets may be geared toward elementary-aged children, you’re never too old to feel young again! At CES 2015 in Las Vegas last week the AZTB … Read More

Kingman High School robotics team wins $5,000 from The Chrysler Foundation

December 16, 2014 |

Kingman High School’s Bionic Bulldogs robotics team just landed a sweet score from The Chrysler Foundation after receiving $5,000 to participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition and FIRST Tech Challenge.

Imagine an event that combines frisbee chucking … Read More

Robots attack! High school robotics teams demo at Phoenix Comicon

June 12, 2014 |

Local high school robotics teams let Phoenix Comicon goers sneak a peak at their battle-ready robot creations throughout the weekend. These teams get to build, design and battle their robots in local and national competitions.

The students are associated with the program FIRST … Read More

It’s never too early to build robots -Comicon panel shows how students can make it happen

June 10, 2014 |

Parents may worry that today’s tech is robbing their children’s attention span, but Mesa’s champion Westwood Robotics high school team knows how tech can be used to enrich a kid’s life: just build wicked awesome robots with your friends.

At the 2014 … Read More

UA’s engineering teams compete for $15K at Design Day 2014

May 5, 2014 |

Creative sparks will fly at this year’s Engineering Design Day on May 6, sponsored by the University of Arizona’s College of Engineering. The event is a design spectacular featuring 64 completely original engineering projects by over 350 students majoring in … Read More