Projects

Here’s a list of the club’s ongoing projects

Firefighting Robots

Every year, the club participates in the Trinity Firefighting Competition, in which teams build robots that can autonomously navigate a maze, find a candle, and put it out. Points are given for getting the shortest times and completing certain challenges.

Read about our firefighting robots

Intel Cornell Cup

In 2014, the club entered into the Intel Cornell Cup, an embedded systems competition, for the first time. We plan to continue participating in this competition, in which teams use embedded computing to solve a problem of their choice. Our first year, we built a novel rendition of the universal gripper which used hydraulics to increase power efficiency.

Read about our ICC submissions

Drivable Couch

Something we hope to complete within the next few semesters is a fully motorized, drivable couch. We envision driving it around the academic quad to advertise the club, as well as just freak people out.

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