Students from the American University of the Middle East (AUM) won first and second place in the final round of “GCC Robotics Challenge” which was held in Bahrain.
The “GCC Robotics Challenge” is organized by “The Institution of Engineering and Technology” (IET), Europe’s largest professional organization for development in the fields of science, engineering and technology in cooperation with “The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers” (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association aimed at achieving educational and technical progress in the field of electrical and electronic engineering.
Nine teams from “King Faisal University” and “Effat University” in Saudi Arabia, the “Military Technological College” and “Ibra College of Technology” in Oman, the “University of Bolton” in United Arab Emirates, and “The American University of the Middle East” in Kuwait; which had qualified in the local chapter of the competition, competed for the title. The GCC Robotics Challenge Kuwait competition saw the participation of several Kuwaiti universities such as “Kuwait University” and “American University of Kuwait”.
The American University of the Middle East’s “SmarTeam” came in first place. Team members electrical engineering students Nouf Al-Ajmi, Fatemah AlDabbous, Sultan Ibraheem, Abdulrahman Qasem stood next to their colleagues Muneerah Faraj (industrial engineering), Badreyah Farhan (electrical engineering), Shahad AlSharaf (computer engineering), and Nourah AlRasheedi (computer engineering) of “RoboTeam” who won second place.