Off The Clock Challenge Continues

The Wurth Electronics Off The Clock Design Challenge is in full swing with five contenders working hard on their designs.

Final video presentations are due June 2nd, with public voting beginning June 5th, 2017. The winner will be announced June 30th, 2017.

Christopher McMahan - Wireless Charging Glowing Orb

Christopher McMahan describes himself as “a maker, husband, and father.” McMahan says “I love to modify or build items to make them more personal or useful.” His hobbies include radio controlled vehicles, woodworking, programming, and robotics.

Watch Christopher’s development here!

Dheera Venkatraman

Dheera Venkatraman, who recently graduated with a Ph.D. from MIT’s Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, is co-founder and CTO of Robby Technologies; an early-stage startup building autonomous delivery robots.

Dheera’s design development can be found here!

Josue Alejandro Gutierrez - Wireless Charging Baby Bottle Warmer

Josue Alejandro Gutierrez classifies himself as an electronics enthusiast. Some projects he has worked on in the past include a homemade 3D printer, hardware designing CILAB devices for environmental purposes, and a mechanical, CNC machine.

Josue’s design progress can be tracked here!

Nicholas Su - Wireless Charging Drone

A recent graduate of Stanford’s Electrical Engineering program, Nicholas Su has a strong interested in analog applications including power electronics, biosensors, and camera systems. In his free time, Nicholas Su also writes fan fiction.

Keep up with Nicholas’ blog here!

Robert van Leeuwen - Helper-Bot

Robert van Leeuwen is a freelance programmer, who started his developing as a programmer and tinkerer early in life. He is responsible for planning and designing software, as well as hardware, for data collection and manipulation, lighting control, measurement, power-distribution and motion management.

Robert’s blog can be read here!

Check back to see who wins on June 30th, 2017!