Five first year Polytechnic Engineering students have been selected to participate at the First Global Robotics Olympics competition from 24th to 27th October 2019, in Dubai.
The students are; Nyasha Mpinda, Victor Njimapemba, Loreen Chiwaya, Sally Mwai Changaya and Patience Muhaliya.
According to the team leader and mentor, lecturer in the Electronics and Computer engineering department Stanley Mbewe, this is an annual event where by engineering students from all over the world come together to compete on how they can solve problems using robotics.
“This year, there are about 194 countries participating in this competition. The challenge, is to come up with ways on how robots could help solve aquatic life problems within water bodies,” Mbewe said.