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B-CU Robotics Club placed in top 10 at Robotics Competition

ROBOTICS STUDENTS WITH TEACHERTwelve students from the B-CU Robotics Club in the College of Science Engineering and Mathematics traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, April 11 – April 14, to competed in the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) SoutheastCon Robotics Competition. The B-CU team placed 10 out of 44 participating schools. The students won second place against the competing schools from Florida, and brought home first place in Volusia County.

Students were majors from Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Information Systems disciplines. Three technical papers written by faculty from the Computer Science & Engineering department also were present.

Congratulations to the following students who participated in the robotics competition: Manit Bhusal, Mel Cabrera, Michael Curry, James Epps, Thomas Everett, Ashim Ghimere, Brent McGlashon, Teandre Roberts, Jode Sanderson, Talor Sherritt, Michael Starkes and Ryan Williams. They were accompanied by Dr. Juan Calderon, Dr. Xiaohe Wu and Mrs. Wenda Williams

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