RoboBee is all the buzz this year. This insect-inspired microrobot drone which is half the size of a paperclip “flew” its way into the history books in August 2019 as the lightest vehicle to take a sustained, untethered solo flight. With the help of a second pair of wings and other modifications, Harvard researchers nicknamed […]
NASA’s InSight spacecraft, equipped with a robotic arm, will have an unprecedented look at the interior structure and composition of Mars during its two-year exploration, listening for marsquakes and tremors.
Jefferson Maldonado ’16 found his dream job quickly after graduating from Vaughn College with a BS in Mechatronic Engineering.
Time, dedication and innovation was the perfect combination for Vaughn College’s Aeronautics and Technology Robotics Team in April as they were named the World Champions at the record-setting 2016 VEX Worlds Robotics Competition in Louisville, Kentucky. The team of 12 students, six seniors and six freshmen, seized the top spot, beating Mexico (among 60 other […]
I recently participated in a student panel for the first spring open house of 2015. The audience asked me questions and of course, I had to make the crowd laugh, and I talked about the robotics competition. It felt great to hear the crowd applaud for the team and our major accomplishments and contributions to the […]