SAT. 9/10 – ASME kicked off Robotics with a Designathon meeting where students brainstormed ideas for the 2017 ASME Student Design Competition over pizza and drinks. This year, competitors must construct a robot to complete five tasks: sprinting to a wall and back, lifting a weight, throwing a tennis ball, climbing stairs, and hitting a golf ball. Attendees discussed many creative solutions and put together an initial design.Groups present their ideas to the rest of the team.
THU. 9/8 – At the first General Body Meeting of the Fall 2016 semester, club officers introduced themselves to freshmen with a presentation about the club. Students interested in joining stayed after the presentation to ask about specific events, like Robotics, Punkin Chunkin, and the Speaker Series.