Robot built by SLU - Madrid students, Gold Medal in the Biggest Robot Competition in the World
A team of SLU students, Angel Hernández and Jesús Domínguez, competed in the RoboGames 2010. RoboGames is the biggest robot competition in the world, with 170 teams and over 600 engineers competing last year.
IEEE, KEEN (Kern Engineering Entrepreneurship Network), and the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering departments sponsored the team RoboMadness. The team built three robots- TupperBot, BalanBot, and Trepador. TupperBot competed in the Best of the Show category and won the gold medal. BalanBot, a balancing robot controlled with a Wii Remote won a silver medal in the balancing robot race beating last year's winner. Trepador competed in the Ribbon Climber competition and was awarded a silver medal.