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Robolution-2019 held at MIST

6 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh's biggest robotics event, Robolution-2019 competition, was held at Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) at Mirpur Cantonment in the city on Friday, reports UNB.

This is the fourth competition arranged by Robotics Club, MIST. This year, over a thousand young robotics enthusiast students from all over the country participated.

Principal Staff Officer of Armed Forces Division Lt Gen Md Mahfuzur Rahman inaugurated the day-long event as the chief guest, an ISPR press release said. He also visited stalls and expressed satisfaction for innovative efforts of the students.

MIST's Acting Commandant Commodore M Munir Hassan, Brig Gen AKM Nazrul Islam, Head of EECE Department, Md Raduanul Alam Riad, President of Robotics Club, MIST were also present.

The nine segments of the event included line follower bot challenges, soccer bot challenge, bot fight, quad copter challenge, poster presentation, CAD designs, idea contest, projects show and gaming contest.

In the competition, 250 contestants participated in the line follower event, 200 in bot fight, 150 in soccer bot challenge, 70 in quad copter challenge, 60 in CAD designs, 90 in idea contest, 50 in gaming fest, 60 in poster presentation and 110 in project show individually or by forming a team.

MIST Robotics Club is working towards providing an excellent platform for the tech loving students, the press release said.