The U


“The U” is War Robots University at Aurora Nova. We scientifically examine the many ways to win and enjoy the game, and experimentation is strongly encouraged.  Each week, the U is among the most active AN clans, with players working in squads and utilizing voice communication during battle.


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The Dean of Destruction is Paul L, or “Dr. Yat” in game.  Holding terminal degrees in Blastonomics and Beaconology, Dr. Yat relentlessly probes the boundaries of all maps and tactics looking for new pathways to victory.  Yat has designed two “Robot Rodeos” for Aurora Nova members, which feature competitive and entertaining challenges finding rare builds and making connections with other pilots.  Dr. Yat is the principal author of the War Robots University blog and has written several pieces for Pixonic’s Iron Library.  When not playing War Robots, Paul is a social studies teacher and dad of 3 boys, residing in Cheltenham, UK.


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Professor of non-linear Zeusonometry James Patrick, or JP, is “Dr. Zoso” in game.  Dr. Z is a Raijin/Rhino researcher whose groundbreaking work has led to better understanding and sustainable use of these endangered species world wide.  JP is a chef and dog aficionado in southwestern Colorado, US.


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Professor of synergistic Orkanography ShmpooB&it, more commonly known as the Shampoo Bandit, received a Fulbrawler Scholarship to attend doctoral Tarantric studies at the CalTech School of Lancelotromy.  After graduation, Shampoo applied far and wide searching for a like minded community that shared his passion: hands on research studies with acolytes from different disciplines. In August 2017, the Bandit entered theU and it was immediately clear his search was over.  Shampoo is dedicated to nurturing, educating and celebrating those who share his unquenchable thirst for knowledge and strategic enlightenment.  When not playing War Robots, Corey works in the hospitality industry in southern California.


Along with expert pilots Southedge and FENIX_BeGone, Professors Zoso and Yat were members of Clan Dragon/Rat Bastards before joining Aurora Nova.  They played in Aurora Tormentum before creating the U.

War Robots University accepts new professors by invitation only.  Strong communication in game is required, and Discord is strongly encouraged; active pilots in Gold league and above are welcomed.  European/African, Asian, and American time zones are represented at the U.