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02:02 PM, August 14, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:09 PM, August 14, 2019

Intra University Tech Carnival held at BRAC University

BRAC University’s Robotics Club recently hosted its first three-day long ‘Intra University Tech Carnival’ on the university campus.

The aim of the carnival was to expose the students to the world of technologies for future competitions.

The event included different segments including Soccer Mania, Tech Bizz, Project Showcasing, Poster Presentation, Gaming Contests, Programming Contests and LFR Competition.

The participants came up with a lot of innovative and imaginative ideas for winning the IUTC-19 title in the core competitions of the event.

The carnival highlighted Project Showcasing, where the passionate students presented brilliant projects on Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the common problems that the Rail Contractors face.

Also, some of the famous works of the Robotics Club of BRAC University, including BRACU Duburi, BRACU Mongol Tori and Chandrobot-II, were also presented.

Gamers also took part in the carnival, were they showed off their amazing skills in Fifa-19 and CS: GO. Moreover, Competitive programming competition titled “Hour of Code” encouraged the participation in the Information Age.

Besides, encouraging the business students to participate in the tech world, competitions titled TechBizz and Poster Presentation were also held, where the participants presented ideas relating to solving daily problems with mobile applications and business strategy plans with modern technologies.

The event was enlightened with the presence of special guests: Syed Almas Kabir, president of BASIS Bangladesh; Zubayer Al Billal Khan, Tanvir, Niaz Sharif Shourov, Masnur Rahman from Bangla Trac; Farshad Ibne Fazle from Ulkasemi Ltd; Jarjis of Malisha Edu; Professor Mottalib and Jonathan Cartmell, vice president international, BRAC University.

The important guests along with the professors of the university held a round table meeting to discuss about future collaborations between academics and industries.

Dr Md Khalilur Rhaman, university alumni and other guests delivered valuable speeches.

The event concluded with the prize giving ceremony to recognise the Champions and Runners Up of the competition.

The tech carnival was organised with the support of the university, club members, mentors and faculties. It was sponsored by Malisha Edu, with Food Partner CBL Munchee, Radio Partner Dhaka FM 90.4FM, and Media Partners Jamuna Television, The Daily Star and Shout.

Stalls of Banee’s Creation, Dull Kori, Rice and Noodle, and BD Foods offered refreshments and fascinating jewelleries for the students of the university along with the participants.

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