History – NOVA Robotics Team – 2013-2014
Northern Virginia Community College’s NOVA Robotics Team, NOVA1; competed at the Anaheim, California World Championship robotic competition in the Spring of 2014.
The team, brought back the VEXU World Championship award for the Design Award.
The Design award, is the second most prestigious award given out at the University level of competition, which requires the team to..
– Create an Engineering notebook, which is a clear, complete document of the team’s design and build process.
– Explain their design and strategy throughout the season.
– Demonstrate personnel, time and resource management throughout the season.
– Showcase Teamwork and Interview quality.
NOVA Robotics is based at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus but open to all NOVA students.
NOVA Robotics is an outgrowth of SySTEMic Solutions – NOVA’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) outreach program.
Officers – NOVA Robotics Team – 2013-2014
The Officers during the VEXU (University) game “Toss Up” consisted of 5 students from Northern Virginia Community College, along with one student from George Mason University. The team qualified for a slot at the VEXU World Championships held at Anaheim, California.
President: Nick Reeves – NVCC
Inventor of 15″ – “Safety Fist” – 2013/2014
Vice President: Matthew Rheinstein – GMU
Inventor of 24″ – “Lemongrab” – 2013/2014
Secretary: Jason Sanchez – NVCC
Keeper of the Engineering Notebook – 2013/2014
Treasurer: Justin Dommer – NVCC
Organizational Officer: Amir Kondolyj – NVCC
The 2013, 2014 VEXU Robotics season was made of two teams.