Month: December 2022

Playing Soccer with VEX IQ Robots


Presenter:  Brennan Giglio

Friday December 2nd, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm

Students were put into teams to build a VEX IQ robot and play a game of robot soccer. Students learned about active and passive manipulators as well as had the chance to experiment with simple robotics. Participants learned how to program their robots to drive around and compete in head to head soccer matches.

Topics include: Applied Tech, Programming

Hanover Image Analytics Competition

The Image Analytics Challenge charged UConn students to help Hanover gain better insight into the locations of existing (renewal) and future (new business) customers for both Commercial and Personal Lines. To participate in the challenge students created a team, attended workshops, and participated in mentoring sessions.  The culmination of this Challenge was presented to The Hanover Team.

Winning Teams

Threshold 1 Threshold 2 Threshold 3

Hanover Achievers

The Confidentials

Hanover Huskies



Big Heads

Alpha Analytics


Gold Diggers

Technology and Intellectual Property with Eric Baron


Presenter: Eric Baron

Wednesday November 16th, 2022

1:00 - 2:00PM

About Eric

Eric Baron is a partner at Cantor Colburn who specializes in Patent Law with concentrations in electrical and mechanical related inventions. He will discuss Intellectual Property and how it fits into the life of an engineer.