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Courteous Robots and Drones in the Sky: Celebrating Cosmonautics Day

13.04.2017

The second stage of Hackathon 2017, All-Russian Developers Forum was held in KNRTU-KAI on April 12, Cosmonautics Day.

The second stage of Hackathon 2017, All-Russian Developers Forum was held in KNRTU-KAI on April 12, Cosmonautics Day.

The honored guest of the forum was Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan Ms. Larisa Sulima. "Good afternoon, our young talents, " she said, "I congratulate you on your personal professional success. Your projects and developments are interesting, and most importantly, they are practically oriented. Professions of engineers, designers, developers are very much in demand. I congratulate you on Cosmonautics Day!" She also conducted a small survey of knowledge of the main dates associated with space exploration.

An exhibition of works of Tatarstan’s Centers for Youth Innovation (TSMITs )was also presented for the guests, as well as design works and achievements of students of engineering lyceums of Kazan. Particular attention was attracted to the robot called Inmoov, who is able not only to get acquainted with the interlocutor, but also to shake hands in greeting!

To the applause of the guests and participants of the forum, unmanned aerial vehicles made by students of TSMITs flew into the sky. Kuka and "Eidos Medicine" companies organized a master class for participants. At the end of the event participants visited KNRTU-KAI Nanocenter, University Department of Laser Technologies and the Quantum center.

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