Unknown Mission Challenge
Mission tasks will be totally unknown until the day of competition. The goal of this challenge is to provide an opportunity to develop problem solving skills on the fly without any help from adult coaches.
COMING SOON! 2024 Official UMC Rules
2024 Technical Committee for Challenge Design, Rules, and Judging:
|Elmer Santos||Robofest Director, LTU Adjunct Professor of Computer Science|
|Daniel Oliver||Radar Application Calibration Engineer at Bosch working on Advanced Driver Assist Systems.
B.S. in Robotics Engineering from LTU; Former Robofest Student Assistant and Judge since 2016
|Destiny Anyaiwe||Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at LTU. Received Ph.D. in Computer Science from Oakland University in 2017 and has an ABD in Applied Mathematics. Robofest Judge and Workshop instructor since 2017|
|Scott Eisele||Earned a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and Master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University, both in the field of Industrial Arts Education. Taught in several school districts in Michigan, retiring in 2020 from the East China School District after 40 years of teaching. Started the first and only robotics team in St. Clair County in 2002 and participated in the FIRST Lego League and Robofest at the middle and high school levels.|
|Curtis Sharif||Sr. Project Engineer, Safety & Restraints Engineering- Nissan|
|CJ Chung||Professor of Computer Science. Founder of Robofest. Director of Robofest 1999-2020. Director of LTU's CAR (CS AI Robotics) Lab. Launched UMC category in 2014. Designed rules 2014 and 2015|
(*) Committee Chair