JWU College of Engineering & Design

Competition Ready: 5 Questions with Manuel Rosado and Edgar Falcón

The JWU VEX Robotics Club, JWU1, is headed to the 2019 VEX Robotics Worlds Championship competition taking place in Kentucky later this month. Here club president Manuel Rosado ’19 Robotics Engineering and vice president Edgar Falcón ’19 Robotics Engineering tell us how the team has been preparing for the competition. As graduating seniors, they also reflect on their experiences and their hopes for the club in the future. The 2019 VEX Robotics Worlds Championship will take place from April 24-27. Follow the JWU Vex Robotics Club on Facebook and Instagram to see what happens next.

Topics: Providence Robotics Engineering

JWU Robotics Club Ranks 21 and Wins Award at World Championship

In the world of robotics competitions, seconds can make a big difference. It’s how you win or lose. It’s how teams prove themselves worthy. And for the JWU Vex Robotics Club, it’s how they ranked 21 in their division and earned the Create Award at this year’s Vex Robotics World Championship.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design Robotics Engineering

JWU Students’ Robotic Air Hockey Table Featured on Daily Planet TV Show

POSING FOR A PHOTO AFTER SHOOTING (L-R): PATRICK WYNN ’20, CAMERON SHIMER ’19, LUCAS COCHRAN FROM DAILY PLANET, DENNIS COLLINS ’19 AND MAHARSHI PATEL ’21.

What happens when a group of friends at JWU’s College of Engineering & Design decide to build a robotic air hockey table just for fun? A crew from Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet lands in Rhode Island ready to film a segment for their show.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design Robotics Engineering

New JWU Vex Robotics Club to Compete in World Championship

An idea is just an idea until you make it happen. Manuel Rosado ’19, a Robotics Engineering major, and his friends are making it happen in a big way. Later this month, their newly formed Vex Robotics Club will compete at the 2018 Vex Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.

Topics: Providence Engineering + Design Robotics Engineering