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Brian Hemond—The Tech
Jessica H. Liao G recieves her doctoral hood for completeing her degree in Materials Science and Engineering at the hooding ceremony held in Rockwell Cage yesterday.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Mary Lee Hu's Choker #88 is on display in "Jewelry by Artists: The Daphne Farago Collection" at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston until March 5, 2008.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Karlen E. Ruleman '09 connects a wireless control box to her robot, "Nico," in preparation for an upcoming match. Students are given several minutes on an "on-deck" table prior to competing to ready their machines.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Professor Alexander H. Slocum PhD '85 does one-armed pushups in a Hawaiian shirt. Push-ups are a regular part of the annual competition.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Contractor Wolf Hutchinson trims part of a temporary staircase to fit on Wednesday morning, June 6. The staircase will provide access from the Stata Center's third floor outdoor plaza to ground level while the Stata Amphitheatre is closed for renovation. Amphitheatre construction, which will begin this Monday, June 11, is scheduled to finish in early September.
Martin Segado—The Tech
The top eight contestants in this year's 2.007 competition line up in Johnson Ice Rink. From left to right and first to eighth place, the contestants are: Stephanie A. Sidelko '07, David A. Sanchez '09, Nathaniel S. Sharpe '09, Lawrence A. Maligaya '09, Daniel E. Klenk '09 (obscured), Jeremy C. Franklin '09, Michael L. Stern '09, and Sarah E. Cooper-Davis '09.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Jeremiah R. Cohen '09 (far right) drives his robot—named "Kronos" for its speed—as his roommate Trevor B. Rundell '09 (center right) poises to activate one of the machine's critical mechanisms.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Stephanie A. Sidelko '07 is carried around the stage by Professor Alexander H. Slocum PhD '85 after winning this year's 2.007 competition. At the beginning of the semester Sidelko "just wanted a robot that would move", but she ended up placing first out of more than one hundred students.
Martin Segado—The Tech
Senior Stephanie A. Sidelko's robot (foreground) and junior Keith M. Molina's robot (partially obscured) fight for control of the score-multiplying arrows on this year's 2.007 contest table while competition staff look on.
Omari Stephens—The Tech
Neal Smith, a contractor from Carr-Dee Corporation, examines some sediment flushed from a monitoring well during drilling near the Stata Center. John Brancaccio, another Carr-Dee contractor, said that the 37-foot-deep well will be used to take water and soil samples in preparation for the construction of a building next to Stata.