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Robotics Club


The purpose of the South Dakota State University Robotics Club is to provide every student with the opportunity to gain experience and work with projects in the field of robotics. Members will be provided with opportunities to work on various robotics projects for both competitions and/or strictly for enjoyment. The Robotics Club will provide a friendly, fun, team-oriented, and welcoming environment.


President: Joel Quanbeck

2019 SDSU Robotics Club

Vice President: Joel Kocer

Secretary: Samantha Goulet                                                  

Treasurer: Joshua Gross

Public Relations Coordinator: Joy Dahle

JEC Representative: Collin Flahaven

Interim Shop Boss :  Collin Flahaven

Recruitment Officer: Ben Diersen                                       

Advisers: Mr. Jason Sternhagen, Dr. Kim Nguyen


During the 2017/2018 school year, the Robotics Club is working on a Search and Rescue Robot, which will autonomously seek out people in danger (in the form of sandbags) in a simulated natural disaster. The club will be showing the robot at the 2018 Spring Engineering Expo.

Meeting Times

The club meets every Monday (when classes are held) at 5PM in Daktronics Engineering Hall 118.