HKUST Robotics Team was Awarded Champion in the Sports Dance Category of the Intelligent Robot Contest (IRC) 2019

HKUST Robotics Team was awarded champion in the sports dance category of the Intelligent Robot Contest (IRC) 2019 held in Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX), Seoul on 10-12 October. This is the first time for a Hong Kong team to win in this category, which attracted 12 teams from Japan, Korea and Hong Kong this year.

It was the second time that the HKUST Robotics Team students joined this competition, after the first time last year. This year, the team participated in three categories – auto curling, auto sprinting and sports dance.  The team comprised of students from computer engineering, electronic engineering and mechanical engineering programs:


AHN, Jisoo (Mech Yr-3)

LEE, Chun Hei (CPEG Yr-4)

LEUNG, Pok Man (ECE Yr-3)

MAK, Ka Hei (Mech Yr-4)

MAK, Kin Wing (Mech Yr-4)



SeoulTech Robot Contest - Intelligent Robot Competition (SRC IRC) was organized by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy of Korea and Korea Institute for Robot Industry Advancement, with teams from Japan, Korea, Canada, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong participating.


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