RoboSub 2019 – Day 8

Today was the last day of the competition, which means only one thing. Well, two actually: our finals run (at 4:30 pm, which meant we had a good amount of time to panic before then), and the highly anticipated pool party at the hotel later tonight! Our last practice run was scheduled for 9:00 am, so […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 4

The morning team should have consisted of Jon, Juan, Gab, Nicholas, Moira, James, and Andreea. Sadly, Juan and Nicholas missed the van that left at 6:00 am sharp. The vehicle was already gone by the time Juan rushed out, and Nicholas wasn’t even aware of the fact that he was a part of the morning […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 3

Day Three. The first day of going to TRANSDEC. Our morning team was up bright and early and left the hotel at 6 am. The lottery to pick times started at 6:30, and luckily, we got our first choice of 7 am. The morning team started working and went for the first run. Contrary to […]

RoboSub 2019 – Day 2

Yesterday morning, one of the ethernet wires in our recently soldered tether snapped, which meant the Electrical Team needed to re-splice the cable.  The rest of us had it a little easier. We had no food items whatsoever, so it was time to go grocery shopping. We drove to Target and stood there all googly-eyed like […]

ARVP Stories – James Hryniw

James Hryniw is a fourth-year software engineering student at the University of Alberta and the current Project Lead of ARVP. James’s interest in robotics started during seventh grade, when he first learned how to program robots to complete a series of tasks as part of the FIRST Lego League (FLL) and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) […]