NU Robotics in the News
At Northeastern University’s Fall Fest, various student clubs were showcased, including the Northeastern Robotics Club, which is known for its inclusive approach to robotics education, aiming to turn members into skilled roboticists regardless of their prior experience. The Northeastern Robotics Club is a highly inclusive and welcoming organization with over 300 members. The club is dedicated to making robotics accessible to individuals with no prior experience, offering an introductory crash course. They focus on helping members learn and develop their robotics skills. Jonah Jaffe, the club’s president, emphasizes the club’s non-intimidating atmosphere, aiming to turn everyone into better roboticists by the end of their membership.
Published September 5, 2023
“The Northeastern Underwater Robotics Team (NURobotics) went from two students to a team of over 20 in just two years, securing an 8th place finish at the MATE World Championships in Colorado. The journey involved overcoming engineering challenges, notably a claw issue creatively resolved. Beyond the competition success, they cherished international connections. With their eyes set on the 2024 victory, NURobotics is ready to dive into new marine robotics challenges.”
Published August 22, 2023
Ethan Holand, president of NURobotics at Northeastern University, successfully relaunched the club after it went dormant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under his leadership, the club’s membership grew to 470 students, and they are actively working on eight robotics projects. The club focused on inclusivity, offering a free introductory course to help students of all backgrounds gain experience in robotics. NURobotics has become a collaborative and supportive environment, where members work on diverse projects and share knowledge, making it one of the largest engineering clubs on campus.
Published June 9, 2023