Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov's elegant work on fluid mechanics, oscillations and coffee cups is featured in the December issue of Scientific American. For readers with a subscription, the article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/scientificamerican1211-22b
Today President Obama named Sumita Pennathur one of the recipients of the PECASE award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early states of their independent careers.
In 6 short weeks students have gone from
"what's a microcontroller?" to competing in a challenge where
autonomous (no remote control) robots navigate a complex playing field
two at a time in search of many foam blocks of "cheese."