NUST College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (CEME), STEM Careers Program HEC and National Centre of Robotics & Automation (NCRA) at CEME, organised the 17th Annual National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC 2019) at the College from July 24 to 27, 2019. The four-day event had seven categories and the prize money of these categories were sponsored by NUST, STEM Careers Program HEC, Head Start School, NEXUS Technologies, Alfoze Pvt Ltd, Grana, NUST Alumni, EME Center of Innovation & Entrepreneurship (ICE), Intech Automation, and IEEE Young Professionals.
NERC is the pioneering and biggest Robotics contest in the country, which attracts participants from all across Pakistan. Dr Muhammad Amjad Saqib, Founder of Akhuwat Foundation, graced the closing ceremony as chief guest. He said that he was very glad to see the Engineering students of Pakistan being given a complete Engineering experience through NERC, and that we as a nation are progressing in these technologically advanced fields.
1st Runner up NERC 2019 Modular Category (Schools), with cash prize PKR 15,000 was Team Botistotles from EMS High School. Mashahallah!