The QUT NIARC team has been working on our entry to the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition since the beginning of the year, and now we are less than one week away from the live finals for the competition. Teams from New Zealand and Australia will battle head-to-head to claim the top spot as best [...]
QUT is hosting Robotronica again this year, and QUT Robotics Club is involved in heaps of the exhibits this time around. Check out the event website at http://www.robotronica.qut.edu.au/
On Friday 31st of July (Friday week 2) QUT Robotics Club hosted our semester 2 welcome night. We had a great talk by Ray Russell about his career in aerospace and robotics engineering, and heard from various club members about our successes last semester and our plans for this semester. Everyone enjoyed catching up afterwards [...]
NQRoS was featured on the local news in Townsville! On Friday the 22nd of May, QUT Robotics Club participated in the inaugural North Queensland Robotic Sumo Competition (NQRoS) hosted by James Cook University (JCU) in Townsville. We took a team of 5 Robotics Club members and three robots to the competition. The original project page [...]
QUT Robotics Club is looking to field teams in the MathWorks Mission On Mars Robot Challenge 2015. See the project page for more information and to express your interest.
Team Supremos finished putting their robot together today, and tested with some example code. Here are some photos:
A calendar of events has now been added to the website, so everyone can see exactly what we're going to be doing, when and where. If you want to join a project, or come to an event, just check the calendar to see what's on!
NQRoS meeting and working on robots from 11am Monday 20 April in the new mechatronics lab S901. The competition will be a month away at that point, so we need to get to work! We have received the first order of robot kits and parts, and will be putting through the next one early this [...]
This workshop will introduce the new executive team, recap what's been done and how we want to move ahead. It will be important because we'll be discussing the sumo bots project and potential for drop-in sessions on the usual Thursday evenings and maybe one other timeslot if there's enough interest. There will also be mention [...]
The QUT Robotics Club annual general meeting was held successfully this past Friday, 10/4/2015, and the election results were as follows: President: David Hedger Vice President: Ben Graham Treasurer: Lachlan Robinson Secretary: Chris Dirkis Events Manager: Georgina Hine