BİLGİ Robotics Team became a finalist for the 4th consecutive year in Laureate Robotic Contests

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İstanbul Bilgi University Robotics Team from Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences has become a finalist for the fourth consecutive year in “The Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotics Engineering”, with their project “LAUTUS”. 

Among all eligible project proposals coming from Laureate Institutions all over the world, the Internal Committee selected “LAUTUS” as one of the six finalists. Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Professor Ahmet Denker set in this committee as a jury member. The proud students from the Electrical and Electronics Engineering department are Barnas Kahramaner, Arda Tısık, Mert Demirhan and Uluç Yıldız. The team was led by Assistant Professor Yeşim Öniz to this remarkable success. The finalists will go on to finals which will be held in Salvador/Brazil in May 2017. 

“The Laureate Award for Excellence in Robotic Engineering” is a contest for undergraduate students enrolled in Laureate Institutions to develop an interactive and intelligent robot. This year’s theme is “Environment and Sustainability” with a focus on cleaning and maintaining parks by using robots. Excelling in these contests has already been a legacy for BİLGİ robotics teams.