The RTS oarlock is designed to retail at under a tenth of the cost of the existing competition. The streamlined design is easier to use, more accurate and more attractive. All of which is made possible through smart mechanical design, implementing off-the-shelf components in inventive ways.
To achieve my goals with this project, I tasked myself with finding a less expensive way of producing oarlocks without sacrificing accuracy or ease of use.
Data is key. To provide the most accurate data for the end-user (rower, coach, recruiter), the firmware must be written to ensure the oarlock remains accurate and precise. Alongside the firmware, software is in development that will enable users to perform in-depth analysis of their data.
RTS received first place honors in the 2017 Strage Innovation Awards, open to all undergraduate students at WPI. In early 2018, RTS received second place in the Kalenian Innovation Awards, open to Undergraduate, Graduate, WPI faculty and alumni.
The final project for the fourth Unified Robotics course is to program and use a 3 DOF arm to sort by shape and color in the task space. Watch as the 3DOF arm sorts colored balls by weight and color. The robot achieves this task using inverse kinematics and computer vision.
The final challenge for RBE 2002 required designing and implementing a robot from scratch. The robot was constructed with laser cut panels and 3D printed brackets controlled by an Arduino Mega. In order to find the candle, the robot used IR rangefinders and gyroscope to follow walls while a 2D IR camera looked for the candle. Once located, the robot's fan was aligned with the candle and attempted to extinguish the flame until successful. Once complete, the (X, Y, Z) location of the flame was determined within a half inch accuracy.
The final project for RBE2001 required building a "Nuclear Rod Robot" tasked with moving "radioactive" rods from storage containers to reactors. Tasked with autonomously moving rods from horizontal and vertical tubes the robot's movement was choreographed and directed with an android app communicating over Bluetooth.
Awarded second place for work on Rowing Telemetry Systems. Award is open to WPI faculty, alumni, Ph.D., graduate, and undergraduates.
Awarded first place amongst undergraduates for work on Rowing Telemetry Systems
Awarded scholarship for achievements in innovation and engineering.
Grant awarded for Rowing Telemetry Systems to fund work over summer of 2018
Throughout my presidency I have increased the yearly budget, provided significantly more equipment and boosted attendance.
I provide professional photography services for public and private events
Rowed for Bromfield Acton Boxborough Rowing team for 13 consecutive seasons.
I have passed the CSWA Solidworks Associates exam
My photographic work includes editorial photography for The Harvard Press, photo and video for websites and capturing life cycle events for private clients.