I'm an Electrical and Electronic Engineering Student at Manchester University (England). I'm currently on a year placement with National Instruments. I'll finish my placement in July, at which point I'll return to university to finish the 3rd and 4th years of my degree.
Remote controlled robots are great, but it's not truly a robot if it's not autonomous. The tread driven OARC has two modes, autonomous and RC, with a home-made remote control to combine the best of both worlds.