2015 IEEE Presidents' Scholarship Winner Featured on The Tonight Show
2015 IEEE Presidents' Scholarship winner, Alex Tacescu's Project Maverick was recently featured on The Tonight Show. Project Maverick is an omni-directional robotic system designed to provide a mobility solution for people with walking disabilities by mimicking the movement patterns of humans. The drive system allows the user to move in any direction using 4 steering and 4 driving electronically synchronized motors, creating the same degrees of motion as an able person. The IEEE Foundation established the IEEE Presidents' Scholarship fund to accept donations to support the financial resources students need to pursue their engineering dreams.