WHILLIE TEAM OF UDINUS FT WINS 1ST CHAMPION OF KRAI 2017 REGIONAL 3
Whillie Team from Faculty of Engineering (FT) of Dian Nuswantoro University (Udinus) won 1st champion in Regional 3 of Central Java, Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) and Kalimantan for Indonesia ABU Robot Contest (KRAI) 2017. The theme and rules referred to the Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2017 in Tokyo, which is "Throwing Discs." In this contest, the robots will throw discs to spot, where in the competition arena there are 7 spots with different heights and wide. Teams that can reach appare or the highest points will come out to be champions.
The contest was held at the University of Gajah Mada (UGM) Yogjakarta on May 12th – 13th 2017. Whillie Team under the guidance of Wisnu Adi Prasetyanto, ST., M.Eng and Arga Dwi Pambudi, S.T. won over UII in the preliminary round. In the quarterfinals, they managed to defeat Sanata Dharma University, and UGM in the semifinals. In the final round, Whillie Team defeated Maestro Evo Team from UNY with a score of 5-0 and they were crowned as 1st champion of KRAI. Whillie Team will represent the Regional 3 to advance to the National level on July in UPI Bandung.
The five months preparation to solidify the programming and the mechanical is worth it. "Discipline and persistence is worthy. They need well prepare to compete in the national level. The opponent would be harder, but we are optimistic to win, "said Agung Dwiyanto, the one of the players from Whilli Team.
After this Whillie Team will work hard in order to win in the national level. "We fully support the Whillie Team of Udinus’ FT. Hopefully they can be achieved the best results in the national level, "close the Dean of Udinus FT, Dr. Dian retno Sawitri Ir. M.T. (* PR)
KRAI 2017: Whillie Team of Udinus FT won 1st Champion of KRAI 2017 regional 3. Picture: Doc. Udinus FT.