As Alex Squires, a master’s degree student in engineering, continues on his path of academic excellence, the world of robotics may never be the same.
University highlights, achievements and awards:
—Received the Lisa Ann Coole award, which is awarded to a fourth-year Fellow by his or her peers.
Odyssey of the Mind:
—Competed on UGA team sophomore year.
—Judged at regional and state levels last six years.
—Invited to judge at world finals.
—One article in Journal of Robotics.
—Two abstracts at conferences.
—Went to International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine conference to present abstract.
—Work with Athens Academy robotics teams as an adviser for advanced fabrication and design.
Foundation Fellowship Travel-Study:
—India; observed the history and architecture of the Mughal Empire; March 2011.
—Galapagos Islands; overview of ecological diversity and sustainable ecotourism; March 2010.
—Costa Rica; study of ecological corridors and sustainable development; March 2009.
—New York and Washington, D.C.; exploration of social, economic, political centers; March 2008.