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Annual Robotics Competition Set for Oct. 18

Published Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

A collaboration between Wayne State College and Northeast Community College for high school and college students.

Wayne State College will host the annual robotics competition Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Frey Conference Suite of the Kanter Student Center. Practice rounds begin at 9:15 a.m. 

“This year will mark the 11th year of this highly successful robotics competition series,’’ said Timothy Garvin, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Computer Technology and Information Systems Department. “These events are attended by high school robotics teams as well as teams from Wayne State College, Northeast Community College, and other institutions of higher education.”

The actual competition begins at 10 a.m. and continues until 2 p.m. Richard Chrisman of Northeast Community College serves as the competition coordinator for the second year. WSC roboticist and CTIS department faculty member Dr. Molly Curnyn also plays an instrumental role in preparations for each robotics event.

For more information, please contact Dr. Garvin at 402-375-7545.