Press Clips from 2015

December 9, 2015

The San Diego Union Tribune

UCSD awakens with robotic competition

Turns out that it isn't that hard to break the tension during finals week. All it took Wednesday at UC San Diego was the sight of little robots squaring off in the ring. It didn't hurt that the Jacobs School of Engineering had staged a competition thematically tied to the movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which debuts on Dec. 18. But the crowd probably would have been big, anyway. It what's become a campus tradition, undergraduate engineering students were assigned to work in teams to design and make small robots that can perform a specific task. Full Story