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Awards presented to the winning team of “IDC RoBoCon 2016”

The National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) under the supervision of the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology, led by Dr. Kritsada Prapakorn (top row, 2nd from the right side), Deputy Executive Director, in cooperation with the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, led by Assist. Prof. Manop Wongsaisuwan (top row, center), Associate Dean, recently presented medals and certificates to Red Team, the winner of the “International Design Contest (IDC) RoBoCon 2016”, which was held under the concept “Robot Caregiver” at Pantip Pratunam, witnessed by International Committee of IDC RoBoCon. Red Team consists of university students from Egypt, China, Japan, Morocco and Thailand, represented by Mr. Korn Siritantiwat from Mae Fah Luang University, who is part of the team that won the 9th Thailand Robot Design Contest or RDC 2016. IDC RoBoCon 2016 aims to promote the advancement of robotics and automation technologies that can be used in daily lives, provide an opportunity for international students to share ideas and knowledge as well as exchange working cultures with one another, and encourage the manufacture of robots for commercial purpose. The next edition of the contest, IDC RoBoCon 2017, will be hosted by China.   
The official contest results are as follows.
  • The Winner        Red Team consisting of students from Japan, China, Egypt, Morocco and Thailand
  • 1st Runner up        Pink Team consisting of students from Japan, China, Singapore, Morocco, and Thailand
  • 2nd Runner up (2 teams)
    • Orange Team consisting of students from Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand   
    • Black Team consisting of students from Japan, China, South Korea, and Thailand (two students)      
  • Best Design Award      Green Team consisting of students from Japan, China, South Korea, Morocco, and Thailand
  • Best Idea Award          Violet Team consisting of students from Japan, China, South Korea, Egypt, and Thailand.