February 11, 2018

 At Super Quals, Overcharged went into Prelims with an undefeated record, ranking 1st place. We picked Mechanical Maniacs and Stellar Pixels heading into Elims. Both of our alliance partners had disconnection based issues, which none of us had predicted. Due to these i...

January 28, 2018

After four competitions, Overcharged finished Project 2 (now called El Tigre), and went on to win all five qualification matches at the League Champs Prelims. We were 1st place headed into Elims, picking our sister team RevAmped and a team from Tigard, Gears in Motion....

January 15, 2018

We went to FLL State to Volunteer and showcase our new robot! As usual, we covered several roles including emcee and pit runner. When we were driving around our robot, we filled out a cipher multiple times. We also played an interactive game with others where they made...

December 10, 2017

I volunteered as emcee on Dec 9th & Dec 10th at the FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament, Intel Jones Farm Conference Center, Hillsboro. It was fun to see the young engineers of the future! I personally spoke to some of the teams and a hand full are interested in jo...

November 26, 2017

I'm leading a team of builders on Overcharged to create a new design for our intake system. We plan on using tank treads, so the Glyphs will automatically align outside of the robot, which would make for a very efficient system. We're also currently debating between a...

November 18, 2017

I made a quick Robot Reveal Video regarding our first project for the FIRST FTC Relic Recovery Season. This video showcases our swerve drive, and highlights the utility of creating such an innovative drive. It was quite a fun project!

October 29, 2017

This is a very quick video showing off the early iterations of our 2017 Swerve Drive, with NeveRest 20s Orbitals with the Planetary Gearboxes. While I was on Hot Wired, we only used Tetrix motors because we had no space for NeveRest motors. I led a team of four to work...

October 21, 2017

I created and released a scouting app designed for 2017-2018 FIRST Tech Challenge Relic Recovery teams. This is the link to the app on Google Play.
 

October 21, 2017

I taught "Scouting like a Pro!" at the Benson Bot Fest. I mostly covered the different components of scouting, how to scout, different methods to scout, and the purpose of scouting. At the very end, I introduced my scouting app to the attendees.

October 6, 2017

I organized a weekly after school session to teach kids at William Walker Elementary School. I taught them the basics of the NXT bricks, applications of robotics in the real world, and build little robots. Of course, we had lots of fun time to support the little engine...

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