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Winners of the 2015 IEEE RAS SAC Video Contest

The RAS SAC would like to announce and congratulate the winners of the 2015 IEEE RAS SAC Video Contest.

1st place: Osman Dogan Yirmibesoglu, Robots are on our side
2nd place: Li Guangye, Cyborg Cockroach Remotely Controlled by Human Brain
3rd place: Camilo Perez, Robot making pizza

All of the contest winners can be found in this youtube playlist.

The winning videos were selected based on presenting a creative, engaging demonstration of robotics.Thank you to all of those who submitted entries into the competition, it was an immense please to see all the creative robotics projects in the world!

Megan Emmons Appointed as SAC Co-Chair

The Student Activitees Committee is pleased to announce that Megan Emmons, a PhD student at Colorado State University, will be joining us as committee co-chair for 2015. Megan received her B.S. degree from Colorado School of Mines in December 2010, and M.S. degree from Utah State University in 2013. At Colorado State University, Megan is researching swarm robotics with a focus on robust control algorithms.

Announcing the Winner of our Logo Contest

The SAC is pleased to announce the winner of our logo contest, Santiago Morante! We narrowed the submissions down to five (which wasn't easy), and put the vote out publicly. We received about 100 votes in total, and it was quite a close race with so many great submissions. The winning design, as well as the second and third place winners, are shown below. Thank you all so much for taking the time to participate.

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