The Regional SeaPerch qualifying competition at Naval Station Great Lakes Saturday, March 14, drew dozens of teams from Illinois and several Midwestern states, to put their ROV models to the test at one of several base swimming pools. To learn more, visit http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-naval-station-stem-st-0316-20150315-story.html
Have you ever wondered where the name “SeaPerch” came from? We asked the inventor of the original SeaPerch, Mr. Harry Bohm, and he shared the story with us. Mr. Bohm explains that the name SeaPerch came from the USS Perch, a highly decorated World War II U.S. submarine.
Wayne Pavalko, ONR Science Advisor to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, demonstrates the Seaperch ROV to Bahraini students at the U.S. Naval Base in Bahrain. Bahraini students toured the base to learn about technologies used by the navy.
Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) and Undersea Science and Engineering Foundation (USEF) cosponsor 5th annual SeaPerch Undersea Robotics Derby at New Bedford High School.
Marissa Sherrill’s introduction to robotics students at Warren New Tech High School spent the past several weeks researching, studying and building underwater remotely operated vehicles. Their work culminated last week with the school’s Third Annual Robotics Expo, when the young people tested their creations to determine how well they operate in the water.
The SeaPerch logo is a Registered Trademark of the AUVSI Foundation.