The Battle of the 'Bots

ME 72 Trophy

ME 72 Trophy

Caltech's 32nd Annual Engineering Design Competition (ME 72) featured teams of robots and their handlers battling for the best times navigating a "Robstacle Course." The V15TA team—Yunsang Choi, Mayra Melendez, Allison Penn, Eduardo Plascencia, and William Yu—won first place by having its robots successfully traverse 27 pylons, a seesaw, and a ramp to deliver a ball into a hole at the end of the course. [Slideshow of the event] [Video of the event]

Members of winning team—Yunsang Choi, Mayra Melendez, Allison Penn, Eduardo Plascencia, and William Yu

Members of winning team—Yunsang Choi, Mayra Melendez, Allison Penn, Eduardo Plascencia, and William Yu

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