Kettering University President Robert McMahan got a special delivery — a $110,000 check from the GM Foundation – during the 13th annual Kettering Kickoff FIRST Robotics competition Saturday, Sept. 22.
He is blue, has many wires and has achieved what no other robot has ever done — throw out the first pitch at a Major League baseball game.
A robot developed by Detroit-area high school students will toss out the first pitch at Wednesday night’s Detroit Tigers game against the Toronto Blue Jays.
It was a little back-to-school reminder Tuesday in the atrium of the headquarters of Compuware and Quicken Loans, One Campus Martius in Detroit. Five high school FIRST Robotics teams showed off their skill and science for two hours at midday in front of a constantly changing crowd of onlookers
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An alliance of teams from the Huron Valley Schools, the Internaitnal Academy of Bloomfield Hills and Ann Arbor Huron High School won Saturday’s FIRST Robotics state championship, held at Eastern Michigan Univerisity’s Convocation Center.
Siemens Industry Inc. and its Industry Automation Division has partnered with the non-profit FIRST in Michigan to support its goal of creating a world where science and technology are celebrated.
This event is open to anyone who wants to learn about the advances made by Michigan’s robotics technology sector with a strong emphasis on companies who would like to do business in Michigan.
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Nearly 1,000 students on 41 high school teams from across the state are gathering at Grand Valley State University to compete in the FIRST Robotics District Competition March 16-17.