High school students interested in a career in robotics, renewable energy, nanotechnology and the next generation of smart devices will be fascinated by the
The one-week camp provides a special opportunity for Year 12 and 13 students to get hands-on laboratory experience, visit local companies, drive an electric go-cart, build and programme their own robot and build a solar cell.
The activities, provided by the
"We will show students the rudiments of programming a microcomputer to control a robot. This relates well to research by Dr
"His team's Rover robot, designed to inspect for damage to piles under buildings, is being used by a government-owned company responsible for settling claims from the earthquakes.
"The students will spend a day during the week looking at aspects of electric power engineering.
"The department has a strong link to
"The result of the research will be an efficient, cost-effective and robust electricity network meeting the ongoing and changing power supply needs of New Zealanders. The research is led by Dr
"Students will also get to see the activities of local companies that employ electrical and computer engineering graduates to perform a wide range of engineering tasks. The companies this year are
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