Upcoming Events

Guest Speaker - Prof. Song

Prof. Shuran Song will be speaking to the robotics club on March 8th, 8:15 PM EST. ​Prof. Song focuses on computer vision, deep learning, and robotics. She received her B.Eng. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and her M.S. and Ph.D from Princeton University.

March 8th, 8:15-9 PM EST
Via Zoom

General Body Meeting - Spring 2021

General Body Meeting

Our general body meeting takes place every Monday, 8-9 PM EST. All current members are welcomed! Each sub-team will give a brief update on progress and we will discuss important team-wide announcements.

Weekly, Mon 8-9 PM EST
Via Zoom

Subteam Meetings

The SWE team meets weekly to develop the software for the ROV. They also work on an autonomous lunar rover. 

Weekly, Sun 7:00-8:00 PM EST
Via Zoom

Electrical Engineering

The electrical team meets weekly to develop the underwater vehicle's electrical system, and pool-side electronics. 

Weekly, Mon 5-6 PM EST
Via Zoom

Mechanical Engineering

The MechE team meets weekly to design, develop, fabricate the ROV's frame, body, and gripper arm. 

Weekly, Thu, 5-6 PM EST
Via Zoom

The autonomy team meets weekly to design and develop a small-scale self-driving car using Python and Raspberry Pi. 

Weekly, Thu 6:30 PM EST

SOftware Engineering

Autonomous Vehicles

Via Zoom

Upcoming Speakers


Prof. Shuran Song

Prof. Shuran Song is an assistant professor in the CS department at Columbia. Her research focuses on computer vision and robotics. She received her B.Eng. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and her M.S. and Ph.D from Princeton University.


Dr. Peter Yu

Dr. Peter Yu is a co-founder and the CTO of XYZ Robotics, a company that pushes the boundary of robotics manipulation technology in industrial applications. He received his B.S. from National Chaio Tung University, his M.S. from National Taiwan University, and his Ph.D from MIT.


Prof. Tony Dear

Prof. Tony is a Lecturer in Discipline in the CS department at Columbia. He studied at UC Berkeley, where he received his B.S. in EECS, and then went to graduate school at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, from which he received his M.S. in 2015 and Ph.D. in 2018. 

Past Events

Final Presentation

Friday, Dec 11th at 8 PM EST, we will have our end-of-semester presentation. Please join us for our last general body meeting of the semester. Even if you were unable to attend other meetings, I would strongly suggest you come to this one. Our club members have been doing some amazing work and they can't wait to share that with you!

Dec 11th, 8-9 PM EST
Via Zoom
Mid-Term Presentation

Friday, October 23rd, we will have a mid-semester check-in. Each sub-team will give a more in-depth update on their progress during this general body meeting. The team leads will invite a couple of team members to present. 

Oct 23rd, 8-9 PM EST
Via Zoom
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Information Session

We are so excited to be back! Come and join our information session for fall 2020 on Sep 18th. Whether you are new to CURC or a returning member, everyone is welcomed. We will give you an overview of CURC and discuss fall semester plans. You don't need to have any experience to join. 

Sep 18th, 5-6 PM EST
Via Zoom