Robot info

Robot:

Bite Force


Type:

Grappler


Team:

Aptyx Designs

Paul Ventimiglia, Teena Liu, Jeremiah Jinno, Cory McBride, Travis Covington, Anthony Ventimiglia


Hometown:

Mountain View, CA


Sponsors:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), VEX Robotics, Magmotor Technologies, Big Blue Saw Waterjet Cutting, Applied Welding Technology



Builder info

Builder:

Paul Ventimiglia


Job:

Robotic Engineer at Aptyx Designs


Years competing:

15 years


Favorite tool:

Haas VF2SS CNC Mill & Lincoln Power Mig 256 Welder


Favorite robot:

Terminator T-800


Interesting fact:

Paul: “I won $500,000 from NASA for building a robot called “Moonraker” to dig moon dirt, while still a student at WPI.”