Workshop on Basics of Robotics

Eager participants working on the project.

This outreach program was held in Holy Cross College, Dhaka on 5th September, 2019. It was arranged by IEEE BUET Student Branch and IEEE WIE BUET Branch Affinity Group. The purpose of this workshop was to introduce college students to the world of electronic devices and the basics of robotics. 13 teams consisting of 52 enthusiastic students participated in

Participants listening to the Instructor

the event with amazing enthusiasm. This event was a part of the outreach programs that are arranged regularly at pre-university educational institutions. This workshop was conducted by the following executive committee members of IEEE BUET Student Branch and IEEE BUET WIE Affinity Group. Satyaki Banik, Chairperson; Nayeeb Rashid, Vice-Chairperson (Membership); Sadman Sakib, Design Executive; Mohammad Ali Kazmi, Photography Executive from IEEE BUET Student Branch; Mumtahina Islam Sukanya, Vice-Chairperson (Activity) and Sadiah Ahmed Moon, Assistant General Secretary from IEEE WIE BUET SB Affinity Group. Holy Cross College Science Club was cooperative in every state.

The workshop started with the fundamentals of Arduino and its benefits in utilizing electronic sensors through the construction of basic circuits. The participants were introduced to the basic circuit designing using Arduino Uno and operation of the LED, Buzzer, Push Counter, Sonar, LDR and a few other sensors. They were also introduced to small projects using these basic electronic devices and inspired to implement this knowledge in their upcoming science fair. The participants did really well throughout the entire workshop in understanding and co

Instructors helping out participants

-operating with the instructors. By the end of the workshop, we had a handful of enthusiastic potential mindsets with fresh knowledge about the basic concept of robotics.


A token of appreciation was provided to the instructors by the Holy Cross College authority after the end of the session. Special thanks go to the Holy Cross College Science Club for being so cooperative and for providing a friendly environment to make this workshop successful.