KEEN | Spring 2020

VEX U PYRO Robotics

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As the world grows increasingly complex, there is an even greater need for individuals equipped with the knowledge and skills to tackle tough problems by gathering information, evaluating it, and presenting effective solutions. Still, relatively few students are proficient in the core subjects of STEM and even fewer express interest in pursuing these fields beyond high school. Through the VEX Robotics Competition, students are given the opportunity to be inspired by the excitement of hands-on STEM learning and to apply what they have learned in the competition to their careers after graduation.

Student researcher

Ryan Bodhipaksha

Engineering (robotics)

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Graduation date: Spring 2020