IEEE RUET Student Branch has hosted the contest “The Ultimate Innovator Hunt” on 13th July, 2018 with 60 participants at ECE seminar room, RUET. The program started at around 10 am. Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mondal sir, Prof. Dr. Ajay Krishno Sarkar sir, and Ms. Tasnim Binte Shawkat madam were the honorable judges of this contest. They examined the projects, talked with the participants and imparted further suggestions for the better modifications of their projects. After a lunch break, Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mondal sir took a session (technical talk) on “FPGA Applications in Education”. Meanwhile Prof. Ramalatha Marimuthu, SS12 chair delivered her valuable speech for the contestants through online. After the final speech of the judges, Prof. Dr. Ajay Krishno Sarkar sir presented both Tasnim Binte Shawkat madam and Prof. Dr. Md. Nazrul Islam Mondal sir token of appreciation.
The name of the four selected teams were declared after this segment who are going to take part in the SS12 Innovation challenge and Maker Fair 2018’s “Maker Fair” track which will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September, 2018. The selected teams are as follows:
Team X (RUET)
Team Drogon (RUET) - Champion
Team Guard (RUET)
Team Detector (RUET)
The winning teams were referred to participate in the final round of IEEE SS12 Maker Fair 2018.
The champion and first runner-up team were given 15k and 5k BDT respectively for further encouragement. With a photo session segment, the program ended at around 3:30 pm.
IEEE RUET Student Branch takes immense pride on the fact that, Team Drogon has achieved the 5th place at the final round of IEEE SS12 Maker Fair, which was held at Colombo, Sri Lanka on September, 2018.