The two-day national robotic championship Robotryst 2014, started at Saraswati College of Engineering of Saraswati Education Society today in Kharghar, which, around 150 students of Maharashtra zone attended. The department of Electronics and Telecommunication has been conducting the Robotic championship and workshop on behalf of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Subjects that will be covered in two days are autonomous robotics, cellphone control robots, six sense robotic, android applications, development, ethical hacking and quadcopter. The winners of the zonal round will participate at the national competition to be held in IIT Delhi in March, in the final round.
The national-level workshop was inaugurated by Dr Suresh Ukarande, dean, faculty of technology, Mumbai University, who talked about the current activities that are taking place at the university-level events like Avishkar.
Dr Alam N Shaikh, principal of Sarswati College of Engineering, encouraged all the students and participants to get the best out of the workshop. The other eminent guests who guided students, included professor VS Nimablkar, principal, Revera Institute of Technology, a retired wing commander L Devarajan, GM, HR and admin Kashank Joshi, senior research engineer, Robosapiens Tech Pvt Ltd and professor SN Teli, HoD, mechanical department.
According to Shaikh, the two-day workshop has eight hours sessions each day with total 16 hours sessions. At the end of the workshop, a zonal competition will be organised among participants of workshops and winners will be awarded with a merit certificate.