The MESA Calculator Olympics and Robotics Challenge was held this weekend at City College with teams of MESA students from City College, Southwestern, SDSU, and high schools from San Diego and Imperial Valley. The Challenge included an academic competition across 3 levels (Calculator Olympics) and a robotics competition.
MESA industry advisors volunteered as event judges. Volunteers included Maria Charles (Pratt & Whitney and City College MESA alumna), Brianna Lutes (IEC Corporation and SDSU MESA alumna) and Alan Philpott (SPAWAR).
In addition, a “prosthetic arm” research presentation was given by SDSU and Southwestern College students from the SDSU Engineering Research Center, and a prosthetic arm poster board presentation and demonstration was given by MESA San Diego pre-college students, who participated in the prosthetic arm challenge in the Statewide MESA Days student competition.Read the full story »