Learn how robots think, sense and function and then design and build one using the Vex™ Robotics Design System! Gain insight about the history of robots, how they are used now and how they will be used in the future.
Learn about engineering concepts, electronics, sensors and control subsystems from an instructor at UofSC’s College of Engineering. Explore the different engineering disciplines and find out what it takes to be an engineer.
If you have an interest in robots and are wondering if engineering might be in your future, then this class is for you! Round out your adventure in a robot demonstration by competing against other robot teams.
No experience in robots is necessary.
Program Dates and Audience
- June 27-July 2, 2021
- Rising 6-9 grade students
- Commuting Scholar - $575
- Commuting Scholar Plus Evening - $665
- Residential Scholar - $975
Plus $25 lab fee.
Meet Your Instructor
Sam is a UofSC graduate instructor within the Electrical Engineering department in College of Engineering and Computing. He has experience working with students to build and test a small car that races around a track autonomously as well as with various robot systems. In addition, Sam holds a great deal of experience as a research assistant with electrical engineering code, aerial drones, circuits, control systems, Pioneer Robot, and much more.