MILSET launches 11th edition of School Robot Competition
The regional office of the International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology (MILSET) announced the start of Kuwait’s 11th School Robot Competition. MILSET Director Adnan Al-Meer told the press yesterday that the competition, organized by Kuwait Robotics Center, is to encourage students to delve into the computer science that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots.
This year’s competition will also hold, on the side line, workshops on robotics for new teachers, he pointed out. The final results of the competition will be announced on the 12th and the 15th of February.
The 11the edition of School Robot Competition comes in conjunction with the 5th anniversary of Kuwait Robotics Center that was established in 2002. Since its inception, the center has realized many accomplishments in the robotics realm, most recently seizing five medals in World Robot Olympiad that was held in Romania in March, 2016. —KUNA
MILSET Director Adnan Al-Meer