Department hosts Science Bound Saturday, student outreach event to broaden participation in computing

April 25, 2022

Saturday, April 23rd the Broadening Participation in Computing Committee hosted Science Bound Saturday, an outreach event for high school seniors. The event was held in the Solution Center and included participation by more than twenty 12th graders. Students were divided into groups of 4 or 5 to program Dash Robots in a sequence of stages from locomotion and sensing to tracking of obstacle boundaries.  Ph.D. students Yuechuan Xue and Ling Tang, M.S. student Ian Gonzalez-Alfonzo, all from the Robotics Lab, and freshman Isaac Lo, a research assistant working with Professor Tavanapong, provided active interactions with and guidance to the high school students.

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