BUET Team Has Won the International Robotic Challenge Regional Round:
International Robotic challenge (IRC) has been the largest Robotic
competition in Asia for 15 years. It is also one of the most
prestigious international competitions for many years. The
qualifying rounds for IRC is held in all participating countries -
Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
Thailand, UAE. Winners of each of these countries will get entry
into International Robotics Challenge Grand Finale to be held
during Techfest at IIT Bombay on January 2-5, 2013.
This year the regional round of Bangladesh was held in BUET on
November 5, 2012. Teams from different universities of the
country participated on the event. Team BUET Skull from the CSE
Department, BUET outplayed all other teams by a big margin and
became champion with 180 points in 2 minutes 43 seconds while
Runner up team IUT Isometric got 65 points in 5 minutes. These
two teams will go to the IRC grand Finale to represent
Team members include Jahidul Islam (CSE), Mahfuzul Islam (CSE),
and Alif Ahmed (EEE). The team was mentored by Prof. Dr. Md.
Monirul Islam, Hasan Shahid Ferdous, Nashid Shahriar, and Md.
Posted on: [2012-11-05]