Board Members / Consultants
DR. KIM J. HYATT
President of Team RobotiX
Associate Teaching Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
International Education and Instructional Technology Consultant
Coach: FIRST and Vex IQ teams
Founder of Team RobotiX. (Note: Due his age, Matt is a non-voting board member until age 18.)
Matthew is a 16-year-old student who participates in FIRST robotics. He hosts workshops through the "kids teaching kids" program and manages all of the community outreach events for the nonprofit. See the "Featured Projects" page for more about Matt's 3D printed prosthetic hand project (using myoelectric signals and a smartphone).
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 coach for FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge and Vex IQ). He also serves as a volunteer at community outreach events. In addition to his mechanical expertise, which is invaluable, he also encourages the kids to research new ideas and teaches them valuable life skills (problem-solving, teamwork, and perseverance).
We wouldn't have been able to grow this organization without his dedication!