Ken Kujawa, regional manager at National Grid, welcomes campers as the UB/National Grid Leadership Camp gets underway. Photo: Sarah D'Iorio
Liam Christie, an undergraduate electrical engineering student, gives an overview of research in the Sensors & MicroActuators Learning Lab, where he works as an undergraduate researcher. Photo: Sarah D'Iorio
Brian Smith of EduSerc, a Maryland-based nonprofit, addresses students on Monday inside Davis Hall. Photo: Sarah D'Iorio
About 60 students from Buffalo area high schools spent four days at UB learning about careers in the STEM fields and experiencing campus life. Photo: Sarah D'Iorio
Students work in a team to construct their drone. Each student team consists of a drone construction group, a flight/software group and an obstacle course group. Photo: Holly Acito
Students also took field trips, including an excursion to National Grid's facility on Dewey Avenue in Buffalo, where they learned about the bucket ladder.
Students try on some gear during a field trip to National Grid's facility on Dewey Avenue in Buffalo.
Brian Smith of EduSerc, a Maryland-based nonprofit, shows camp attendees the finer points of drone technology. Photo: Christina Escobar
This obstacle course, near Greiner Hall, isn’t for the students. It’s for the drones. Photo: Christina Escobar
Campers make their way out to the obstacle course to test their drones and their flying skills. Photo: Holly Acito