For this graduate course, we redesigned a shock absorber and chassis for the Traxxis R/C vehicle. This particular brand of R/C car uses a complex set of mechanisms and parts to simulate actual off-road vehicles. The toys have generated a close-knit community of users who modify, repair, and other wise maintain their vehicles as they […]
My mechatronics team was assigned to make a robot that could collect 5 bean-cans on a field and drop them into a hole. The entire robot had to fit within a 1 ft^3 volume, but could unfold after it was started. Although our robot was camera-shy for the competition (it ran fine between official trials, […]
A photo of me and a lab-mate in Chicago attending the IDETC conference for design.