A team of high school students from the West African nation of Ghana took first place in the Senior Game Division at the Robofest World Championships, held Saturday at Lawrence Technological University.
More than 600 students from around the world, plus another 200 coaches and parents, will travel to Lawrence Technological University this weekend for three days of competition under the umbrella of Robofest, a youth robotics competition founded by LTU computer science professor C.J. Chung.
Two Lawrence Technological University seniors will be honored as recipients of LTU’s Edward Donley Distinguished Graduate Awards as they are presented their diplomas at the University’s Commencement Saturday, May 11. inning the award for women students is Marissa Bradley of Haslett, who will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering. Winning the award for men students is Sahil Jaggi of Bingham Farms, who will receive a Bachelor of Science in computer science.
If you think popular music has grown angrier and sadder over the years, it’s not just your imagination. It’s science. A scientific analysis of popular music lyrics from the 1950s through 2016, conducted by a student and professor at Lawrence Technological University, showed that song lyrics have become both angrier and sadder since the 1950s.
Robofest teams this year will see how they “stack up” against the best young minds in the world, in the new Robofest Game for 2019, “Binary Blocks.” Officials at Lawrence Technological University, where computer science professor C.J. Chung invented Robofest in 1999, unveiled the new game Friday in a celebration of the competition for coaches and volunteers. More than 25,000 students have participated in Robofest since its founding.
Communities and society are profoundly affected by how efficiently, effectively, and safely people and goods move. But what are the proper roles of society and industry in designing future transportation systems? In the 2018 installment of the President’s Symposium Series at Lawrence Technological University on Thursday, Oct. 11, a panel of experts will discuss those roles, and explore the full-scale implementation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies.
For the second straight year, Lawrence Technological University is the world champion of autonomous vehicles. LTU won the Self-Drive Challenge competition at the 26th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition, held June 1-4 at Oakland University in Rochester.
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