Team DARwIn Receives First Place at RoboCup World Championships

University of Pennsylvania – Team DARwIn has held true to its reputation of robotic soccer dominance, returning to the U.S. the winners of the 2013 RoboCup World Championships in the Humanoid Kid-Size League for the third straight year (not even Lebron James can say that!).
Team members who traveled to the competition in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, include engineering undergraduates Alan Aquino (CMPE); Dickens He (EE); Tatenda Mushonga (MEAM); SAS undergraduate Chris Akatsuka; master’s student Yida Zhang (SSE); Robotics master’s students Richa Agrawal, Samarth Brahmbhatt and Vibhavari Dasagi; doctoral student Steve McGill (ESE); and postdoctoral fellow Seung-Joon Yi. The team is advised by Dan Lee, professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering and director of the GRASP Lab.