Not the Droids You Are Looking For has a long history in youth robotics. Their FIRST LEGO League team (Not the Droids You Are Looking For) won the prestigous Champion's award at World Festival (Top team out of 38,000+ teams). They have won a Champion's and Robot Performance award every year in the program for seven straight years. They have also won First Place Programming and the Coach/Mentor Award at FIRST World Championships.
The Seshan Brothers (pictured above) who founded the site in 2014 have also built and programmed robots that have been featured on Discovery Channel, Popular Mechanics, World Robot Olympiad, LEGOWORLD Copenhagen, and World Maker Faires. They have beta-tested products for Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy, Cogmation, Mindsensors, and other major companies. They have also been technical editors of a book related to MINDSTORMS and EV3 programming. They were named MINDSTORMS Community Partners (MCP) by the LEGO Group in 2017 for their expertise and contributions to the LEGO MINDSTORMS community.
Here a few select articles about them:
Paying it Forward (December 2018)
STEM: At the Crossroads (July 2018)
FIRST LEGO League World Championship (May 2018)
LEGOWORLD Copenhagen (March 2018)
Robotics Legacy (February 2018)
Pittsburgh's Kid Entrepreneurs (February 2017)
These LEGO-Robot Whiz Kids Are Just 12 And 14 in Vocativ (January 2017)
Local student robotics experts inspired others in India (December 2016
Four Amazing Success Stories of Young Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs (June 2015)
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