Robot info

Robot:

Overhaul


Type:

Crushing Lifter


Team:

Team JACD

Charles Guan, Jamison Go, Adam Bercu, Dane Kouttron, Cynthia Lu, Lucy Du, Hanna Lin, Andrew Berkowitz


Hometown:

Cambridge, MA




Builder info

Builders:

Charles Guan, Adam Bercu, Jamison Go, Dane Kouttron


Job:
Charles: Machine Shop & Fabrication Instructor, MITAdam: Engineering Consultant

Jamison: Graduate Research Assistant on Additive Manufacturing, MIT

Dane: MIT Thermonuclear Research Reactor Special Projects Engineer


Years competing:

13 years


Favorite tool:
Charles: Abrasive WaterjetAdam: Vertical Machining Center

Jamison: Orbital Sander

Dane: Overclocked oscilloscope


Favorite robot:
Charles: Dummy (Iron Man)Adam: ELSIE, 1948

Jamison: Baymax

Dane: The IBM 7575


Interesting fact:
Charles: Once received a traffic citation in a shopping cart that he converted to an electric go-kart.Adam: Toured India and rocked the American Airlines arena in Miami playing the Repinique in a Brazilian Batucada percussion/dance group.

Jamison: Won his first combat robotics tournament in 2004 at the age of 13 using his Science Olympiad entry, “RON.”

Dane: Launched a high altitude imaging platform that ran out of battery on its decent. The couple who found it thought it was a beer cooler that fell from the space station.