Each year, Region 3 of IEEE hosts a student competition
in robotics, and the student branches of IEEE at Virginia
Tech and VMI compete with other colleges and universities
in the Southeast.
year the objective is to simulate the sorting of containers
at a port. Different colored and sized boxes will be
picked up by the robot and sorted for shipping by rail,
sea, or air.
of the competition can be found here:
Southeastcon 2013 Student Hardware Competition
competition was recently held in Jacksonville, FL between
April 4-7, 2013. Each team will be giving a presentation
on their design strategies, how they built their robots,
and how their robots performed in the competition.
Thursday April 18, 2013
Social: 6:30 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM
Talk: 8:00 PM
Members & Guests $20.00, Students $10.00
let us know if you have any dietary restrictions (vegetarian,
dairy or gluten allergy, etc)
Holiday Inn Roanoke
to Holiday Inn Roanoke:
I-81, take exit 143 onto I-581 S.
exit 3-W onto Hershberger Rd. At the first traffic light,
turn right onto Ordway, going past WDBJ-7, Zaxbys
Chicken, Big Lots, and turning right into the Holiday
by 5 PM, Monday, April 15, 2013. Please specify the
number of attendees and any dietary needs/restrictions.
One Continuing Education Credit will be awarded for
this meeting. Please see Dr. David Livingston at the
meeting to sign up for the credit.
to Judge the Virginia Junior Academy of Science
Virginia Junior Academy of Science will hold its 2013
Research Symposium at Virginia Tech, Wednesday, May
22. Students in grades 7 thru 12 will report on original
research they have conducted. Judges are needed in all
fields. Follow the link above for details.