To create innovative solutions to challenges that arise when designing, building, and testing autonomous robotic systems.
This experience will provide you with new skills and knowledge such as:
- Systems Engineering
- Mechanical Systems
- Real-Time Software
- Embedded Computer Systems
- Vision Processing
- Electrical Systems
- Application of Coursework Concepts to Real World Challenges
- Communication, Leadership, and Teamwork
- Creativity and Innovation
The solutions created will be entered into competitions and contests around the nation! Compete about the best. Be the best.
Majors or Interests Needed
We’re looking for students with the one or more of the following majors or interests:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Civil Engineering
VIP Coach Information
Dr. Steve Swanson is a Computer Scientist, former NASA astronaut, and now a Boise State Distinguished Educator in Residence. Read more at https://professorofpractice.boisestate.edu/steve-swanson/. He coaches two VIP teams, this one, Autonomous Robotic Systems, and NASA Micogravity University.
Full semester course or a 2nd 8 week course. 1-2 credits for VIP 200, VIP 400, or VIP 500 level.
Team meets Fridays 9:00AM – 9:50AM.
Here is how to join the team
For more information and to request a permission number to register contact Dr. Steve Swanson at email@example.com. To register: search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects.