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ARUW wins second North American RoboMaster championship

September 12, 2022

Group of students gathered around three robots

Pictured from left to right (back row): Manoli Tramountanas, Ethan Ensminger, Yuliya Pruzhanskaya, Matthew Arnold, Kaelin Laundry, Alex Drenth, Connor McMonigle, Harrison Jerome, Roger Colglazier, Natalie Hahn, Robert Heilemann, Shikuang Zhou, Eli Orona, Nathan Muszynski, Robert Olomon and Austin Jenchi. Pictured in front row: Lawrence Tan, Tudor Fanaru, Derek Wang, Tiffany Nguyen, Benjamin Li, Claudia Czech, Greg Sather, Tim Warber and Emelia Hughes. Photo courtesy of ARUW

Advanced Robotics at the University of Washington (ARUW), a team of University of Washington students advised by UW ECE Professor Joshua Smith and Assistant Teaching Professor John Raiti, won their second championship in the North American RoboMaster University League Competition. The event took place at Texas A&M University from June 2527, with ARUW winning both the standard RMUL competition (3v3) and the Standard Confrontation (1v1).

Three men standing on stage with the center one holding a sign.

Manoli Tramountanas (center) holds the Standard Confrontation Champion sign at the awards ceremony. Photo courtesy of ARUW

Five individuals on stage. The three in the middle hold a sign together.

Holding the 3v3 Confrontation Champion sign from left to right: Emelia Hughes, Tim Warber and Derek Wang. Photo courtesy of ARUW

Learn more about Advanced Robotics at the University of Washington (ARUW) on their website.