Gadjah Mada Robotic Team is ready to compete at the Indonesian Robotic Contest (KRI) from 1-4 June 2016 at Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya in East Java. The release of the team was done by UGM Vice-Rector for Academic and Student Affairs, Prof. dr. Iwan Dwiprahasto, M.Med.Sc., Ph.D, in the Balairung hall on Monday (30/5).
In his remarks, Prof. Iwan appreciated the hard work of the UGM team, hoping that they would be able to participate well in the contest.
“Our prayers go to the team who will join the contest in June. I hope your hard work will produce a maximum result for UGM and also Indonesia,” he said.
Rachmat Sriwijaya, manager of Gadjah Mada Robotic Team, further asked for support from all members of UGM academic community in the contest.
Furthermore, chairman of the team, Falanas Farhan Muhammad, thanked the UGM that has supported the making of the robots. He explained that the team had prepared since December 2015 by making the robot starting in January 2016. The robots are named as: Alfa, Faro, Abi, and Robi, also Juna and Zainab.
The Indonesian Robotic Contest is a national robotic competition that is joined by state and private universities across the country. It will host many categories of competition, including Kontes Robot ABU Indonesia (KRAI), legged fire extinguisher robot, dancing robot, football robot, etc.