WPI & Mass Academy

Long Name: FRC 190 Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Team Number: 190

Website: http://www.wpi.edu/~first

Main Contact: Kenneth Stafford

Mascot: Gompei

Members

Piotr Mardziel

Former student on team 190.

Nicholas GalottiNicholas Galotti

Nick Galotti graduated from WPI in 2005 with a degree in Computer Science. He has been involved in FIRST robotics since 1997 and now advises a team out of Burncoat High School in Worcester, MA. He is also active in FLL by writing the scoring software for all the Massachusetts tournaments and advising a team out of Burncoat Middle School. He also helped write and manage the ThinkTank.

Dan Praetorius

Dan is currently a junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute double-majoring in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Engineering. He is a member of the development team for the FIRST ThinkTank. He has been a member of FRC190 since 2005.

Michael DiBlasi

I'm a Mechanical and Robotics Engineering Senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. I've been involved in FIRST for 8 years and am currently mentoring for Team 190. In High School I was a student on Team 810. I enjoy electronics, design work, seeing my projects come to fruition and biking. My life goals are to find and maintain a successful long term job at a technology oriented company in the North Eastern United States and someday start a family.

Evan Morrison

Evan is a Junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute majoring in Mechanical Engineering. He has been involved in FIRST since 2005, and is currently a mentor for Team 190 and Team 971. Evan was president of Team 971 in 2006, and is the current Chief of Tactics on Team 190.

Brad Miller

Mentor for FRC Team 190, mostly interested in programming and sensor operation. Assisting with the software implementation of the new FRC control system.

Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan is currently a sophomore at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is pursuing a Degree in Robotics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He has been involved with FIRST since 2003. He is the Founder of Team 1626 Falcon Robotics and now mentors teams 190, 1626 and 2557.

Colleen ShaverColleen Shaver

Colleen Shaver, Assistant Director, WPI Robotics Resource Center. Student & driver on FRC126 (1996-1999), a mentor on FRC246 (2000), and is a mentor on FRC190 (2001-present). MA FLL Operational Partner. Event Volunteer since 2001.

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is a sophomore at WPI majoring in Robotics Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been involved with FRC for 5 years and is currently a mentor for team 190.

Francis O'Rourke

Francis has been participating in FIRST Robotics since 2003. An alumnus of teams 134 and 40, he is currently a mentor and the Director of Support on team 190, G.O.M.P.E.I. and the HERD.

Jim Doyle

Ryan O'Meara

Ryan O'Meara is a Freshman at WPI majoring in Robotics Engineering and Computer Science. He has been involved with FIRST for 5 years.

Aaron Holroyd