Raiders of the Lost Can

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The students in this year's Mechanical Engineering 72 (ME72) class, a two-term engineering design lab for mechanical engineering majors, not only rolled, they crawled and flew their robotic inventions to deliver their team's soup can to the top of a wooden pyramid outfitted with steel ramps, while simultaneously deploying other robotic vehicles to conduct defensive maneuvers, preventing the opposing team from beating them to the top with their own color-coded soup can. [Caltech Release]

Erin Evans from team Avengers

Erin Evans from team Avengers

Winning team members from left to right James Bern, Justin Koch, Matthew Queen, and Monica Enlow

Winning team members from left to right James Bern, Justin Koch, Matthew Queen, and Monica Enlow

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