Rootstalk Workshop

<img class="aligncenter wp-image-753 size-large" src="" alt="Arduino Poster" width="800" height="566" /> On 25 February 2016, the academic year 2015-2016 saw its first robotics workshop, held by <strong>ROOTSTALK Learning Solutions</strong> in collaboration with <strong>CIIED</strong>. Rootstalk is a startup in Dubai by a group of IITians. The company offers workshops unique to each educational institution. This is one of the very few companies accredited by KHDA in Dubai. With BITS Pilani Dubai Campus, Rootstalk made its debut to colleges. This workshop had the first phase as a training on 25 February, and the second phase was a competition for 500 AED cash prize on 15 March 2016. 14 teams took part in this workshop to build an <strong>EDGE AVOIDER AUTONOMOUS BOT</strong>. The workshop commenced at 1pm and concluded at 8pm with a 45 minutes break in between. <strong>Harsh Surana</strong> and <strong>Marri Srinivas</strong> (both IIT Kharagpur Alumni) conducted the workshop, kicking off with assembly of chassis, DC motors

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HULT Prize @ BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus 2016

<div class="page" title="Page 32"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus Advances to Regional Finals of 7th Annual Hult Prize in response to President Bill Clinton’s challenge of "URBAN CROWDED SPACES". Dubai, 06 December 2015. The Hult Prize has recently announced the winning team from BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus that has advanced to the 7th annual regional finals of the competition. The Hult Prize is a crowdsourcing platform for social good, named one of the top five ideas changing the world by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine. In partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, the innovative crowdsourcing platform identifies and launches disruptive and catalytic social ventures that aim to solve the planets most pressing challenges. This year, the Hult Prize is focused around finding solutions for the millions of slum dwellers around the world that are affected by URBAN CROWDED SPACES– a challenge selected by President Bill Clinton. The judging panel consisted of <strong>Alberto Bustani</strong>, Head of Business at

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