Board Members / Consultants
Co-Founder and Board Member, Team RobotiX (www.teamrobotix.com)
Matthew Hyatt is a 17-year-old student who participates in FIRST robotics. He started the "Kids Teaching Kids"program and hosts robotics workshops at community outreach events.
DR. KIM J. HYATT
Co-Founder of Team RobotiX
Associate Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Areas of specialty: English/Communications
International Education and Instructional Technology Consultant
Research: Developed a virtual reality (VR) application for students to practice public speaking skills
Alvin Chou, Gene Merewether, Mitch Kosowski, and Gautam Narang
Robotics Engineers: Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute
Workshop hosts for community events
Grant writer for Team RobotiX; manages the organization's fundraising and donor management plans
Co-coach: Started the organization's first Junior Lego League (Jr. FLL) teams with her husband, Adam, a Senior Software Architect at Bosch Security Systems
Mike is CEO of Robotics Education Resources and a retired Technology/Engineering teacher with 20 years of service. In addition to teaching, he has 10 years as a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) high school robotics coach and 2 years as a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) middle/high school robotics coach. Mike serves in a variety of capacities at FIRST and VEX Robotics competitions, mentoring teams and officiating competitions as a judge.
Jay is a building coach for FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge), Vex IQ, and Vex EDR teams. He also serves as a volunteer at community outreach events. In addition to his mechanical expertise, he encourages the kids to research new ideas and teaches them valuable life skills (problem-solving, teamwork, and perseverance).