From August 23 to August 27, the 2017 World Robot Contest was heldin Beijing. Liu Yandong, Committee member of political bureau of the centralcommittee of the communist party of china and Vice Premier of the StateCouncil, attended the opening ceremony of the meeting and made an importantspeech. Led by Ms. Wang Hong from the computer science academy of our school,Kang Yilin, Liu Ke, and Dan Yiming three instructors led three teams includingMin Dazhineng, RoboDivers and RoboMagic to win 1 first prize and 2 secondprizes in the competition.
The World Robot Contest Is Sponsored by the Ministry of Industryand Informatization, China Academy of Science and Technology and The People'sGovernment of Beijing Municipality The conference is composed of forum, expoand contest, which are respectively known as Davos in the field ofrobotics, Hanover Fair in China and Olympic Games inthe field of robotics. The theme of this contest is Innovation,Entrepreneurship, and Creation to Welcome Smart Society and includes 5events including China Drone of Open Championships, ACI Brain Control RobotCompetition, Fighting Robot Competition, Youth Design Competition, and ChinaUnmanned Ship of Open Championships. There are 1017 participating teams frommore than 10 countries and regions in the world, and a total of more than 5,000people have participated in the competition, which contestant, teams, and thenumber of people have reached a record high.
Teachers and students of our school's team take group photos. (PictureProvided by the Computer Science Academy)
The three student teams of our school participated in thecompetition of the fighting robot project. During the competition, the teachersand students of our school worked together to overcome difficulties such asrobot failures and communication disruptions. After fierce competitions in thegroup stage and breakout matches, they eventually won 1 first prize and 2second prizes. Through participation in the competition, teachers and studentshave strengthened their exchanges with players from all parts of the countryand expanded their horizons, and their teamwork and innovation capabilitieshave greatly improved.
Theschool has always attached great importance to innovation and entrepreneurshipeducation for undergraduates. It is one of the first universities in China toinclude innovation and entrepreneurship education in credit management, and wasselected as National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Deepensthe Reform of Model Colleges and Universities this year. The school willfocus on building a robotics education display platform for students,comprehensively improve the students' scientific literacy, and implement thestate's strategic layout for the robot industry, actively promote the rapiddevelopment of the robot industry, and cultivate top-notch talents andfirst-class teams in the field of robot research and development.