Vice Rector III Dr. Sidik Sunaryo, SH., M.Si.M.Hum (left) with the builder and team of Robotics UMM.
After winning the first prize in Indonesian Robot Contest Robot Contest (KRPAI) Indonesia Robot Contest (KRI) Region IV, the Robotics team of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) is preparing to be excellent in KRI 2018 National.
"Practicing for three months make us very confident to pitch to the national level," explained UMM Robotics Team Leader, Alfan Achmadillah Fauzi.
Through the spirit of its predecessors who have achieved international achievement, a team of three students of Electrical Engineering (TE) Faculty of Engineering (FT) of UMM has been preparing for the contest at Sportarium University of Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta (UMY).
"With the passion of our successful predecessors, we are much better prepared in this fight," explained Rochmansyah, one of the team members.
Evidently, in two rounds of DOME UMM, the robot of UMM students sped away to the first rank leaving two teams from Surabaya State Electronic Polytechnic (PENS) and Sepuluh November Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya in KRPAI category.
The UMM Robotics team leader believed that the research conducted in the previous few months will bring his team into national championship.
"We are very grateful for this achievement, confidence and enthusiasm to be the champion that we planted into a sweet fruit," said the sixth semester electrical engineering student.
After passing two rounds and continue to be at the top of the standings until the end, today (13/7) UMM Robotics team consisting of Alfan Achmadillah Fauzi (chairman), Ken Dedes Maria Kunthy (technician), and Rochmansyah (members) will compete in the final round .
The Indonesian Robot Contest (KRI) of the 18th is a national competition that is divided into five divisions namely the Indonesian Robot Contest (KRAI), Indonesian Fire Extinguisher Robot Contest (KRPAI), Indonesian Football Robot Contest (KRSBI) Humanoid, Football Robot Contest Indonesia (KRSBI) Wheeled, and Indonesian Dance Robot Contest (KRSTI). A total of 91 teams from 48 universities in Indonesia competed in this prestigious event. (ard)