IUB Celebrates Arduino Day 2018
The Independent University, Bangladesh celebrated the Arduino Day 2018 on 12 May, 2018 in its Bashundhara Campus. Dr. M. Abdur Razzak, the Head of EEE department officially inaugurated the event by cutting a cake. Arduino Day is a worldwide birthday celebration of Arduino – which is a widely used single-board microcontroller now-a-day. This year 525 universities and organizations celebrated this event in 94 countries across the world.
In celebration of Arduino Day 2018, the IEEE IUB Student Branch along with the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) of IUB arranged a technical talk and a day-long workshop on “Arduino and Basic Robotics”. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Md. Hafizul Imran, the founder and chairman of Bangladesh Robotics Foundation along with his 4-member team. A total of 40 students participated in the workshop from IUB and 4 other universities. The participants were provided with necessary equipments, components and devices from the EEE department of IUB. The event was ended with making an obstacle avoiding robot by the participants.