IEEE RAS IUB SBC Organized Online Workshop on NAO Robot


Online Workshop on "NAO Robot" was held on 30th July, 2020 which was organized by IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) IUB Student Branch Chapter in association with Dept. of EEE. NAO is an autonomous, programmable humanoid robot developed by Aldebaran Robotics, a French robotics company headquartered in Paris which was bought by the Dept. of EEE, IUB back in 2015 for facilitating teaching, learning and research on robotics at IUB.
Mr. Ramendra Narayan Saha Shukhon, Lab Technician, Dept. of EEE, IUB, conducted the workshop started at 9:00 pm. Mr. Tauhidul Mahbub, Chair of IEEE RAS IUB SBC, hosted the event and started with an introduction of the trainer. Then Mr. Shukhon took over and introduced NAO robot, its features and discussed the research activities that are currently going on with NAO robot at IUB. He also discussed how to program the robot.
Later Q&A session was held where the participants asked relevant questions and discussed their problems with the trainer.
Mr. Nasfikur Rahman Khan, Lecturer of Dept. of EEE and Faculty Advisor of IEEE RAS IUB SBC thanked the trainer at the end of the workshop. IEEE IUB SB Counselor Dr. Md. Kafiul Islam was also present at the workshop for a short period of time.
About 67 members attended the workshop among them many were from other universities. Overall, the workshop was a fruitful one!