2013-2014 Robotics and Engineering for High School Students

Program Information

The 2017-2018 Robotics/Engineering Program is a great opportunity for area high school students to get involved with learning how to use advanced robotics tools and engineering concepts to create Artificial Intelligence applications.

Program Dates

The Robotics program will start in October after the application review process. Successful candidates will be notified by email/phone and will be able to register at the first day of the classes at UHV.
  Spring 2018 After School Time


We use LEGO EV3 robotics kits for the robotics portion of the program. Students will learn how to program autonomous robots using Labview and Artificial Intelligence Programming.

Application Procedure

To be considered for the Program please fill in the application form, by clicking on the "Apply Now" link from the above tabs. Please read the information below before submitting your application.

Please read the following instructions carefully and upload all the required documents. All of the fields are required and the system will not allow you to submit an incomplete application.

Application Materials:

A complete application will include the following items:

  • Student's first and last name
  • Student's physical (home) address
  • A email address by which the student (or their parent/guardian) may be reached
  • Phone number
  • Studen'ts resume (in Microsoft Word or Acrobat PDF format)
  • the email address of at least one reference.

Please make sure that your references are willing to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is January 26, 2018 at 11:59 pm. Any application form received after the deadline may not be considered in the selection process.

It is preferred that your recommendation letters are received by the application deadline, but if the letters are missing your references will be contacted to supply their recommendation letters no later than October 8, 2014.

Candidate Notification:

All successful students whose applications are approved will be notified by email by Monday, February 12, 2018.

Thank you,

Alireza Tavakkoli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University of Houston-Victoria

UHV Robotics News


The application for website the Robotics After School Program is open now. Please check out the After School Program from the menu items above to apply.


The Alcoa Foundation has approved the UHV application for the Robotics/Engineering Program for High School students.