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Welcome to the Region 1 Page. Your source for all Region 1 news and updates.

When we attend National Conferences like NILA or the SHPE Conference, each Region has a chant. So, this is how it works.

Leader: Second to none!
Everyone: Region 1!!

We repeat this a total of three (3) times, and there you have the Region 1 Chant!

So, say it loud and proud!

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  • New type of soft, growing robot created July 20, 2017
    A newly developed vine-like robot can grow across long distances without moving its whole body. It could prove useful in search and rescue operations and medical applications.
  • Novel 3-D printing process strengthens parts by 275 percent July 20, 2017
    A new way to make 3-D printed parts stronger and immediately useful in real-world applications has been revealed by researchers. They applied the traditional welding concepts to bond the submillimeter layers in a 3-D printed part together, while in a microwave.
  • New algorithm, metrics improve autonomous underwater vehicles' energy efficiency July 19, 2017
    Robotics researchers have found a way for autonomous underwater vehicles to navigate strong currents with greater energy efficiency, which means the AUVs can gather data longer and better.
  • Toward 20-Story Earthquake-Safe Buildings Made From Wood July 19, 2017
    A two-story wooden structure endured four different earthquake simulations on July 14, 2017 on the world's largest outdoor shake table here in San Diego. And it's still standing before more tests in the coming weeks. The goal of the tests is to gather enough data to design wood buildings as tall as 20 stories that […]