Organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
The Robotics club of SRMIST, in association with the Department of ECE, conducted a two-day National Level Robotic TechFest XION'18 and SRM OUTREACH'18. The tech fest aimed at imparting technical knowledge to engineering college students and school students in the field of Robotics. Mr. CHANDRASEKARAN VASUDEVAN, Director and Head, Ericsson, inaugurated the event and delivered a presentation on 5G controlled Robotics. COL.K.S. CHAKRAVARTHI, Vice Chairman, IIPE, Chennai, delivered the special address and Dr. K. Duraivelu, Dean E&T addressed the gathering. Dr. C. Gomathy, HOD-ECE spoke about SRM Outreach and Mrs. J. Anita Christaline, Staff Coordinator explained about Xion. The events conducted include Quadcopter workshop, Animation workshop and robotics competitions like Robo Soccer, Robo War, Pick and Place robots and Robo-E-Junk.
390 Students from 22 different Engineering colleges participated in the events. 105 schools students from 8 different schools benefitted from workshops and live shows such as Augmented Reality, Gaming software, Hologram and Quiz.