March 9, 2020: The CUD Engineering Team under the name “Do-Smart” beat four teams from the region’s major universities to win the VEXU MENA Region Robotics Challenge that took place on February 15, 2020.
The CUD Team has become the first university team from the UAE to qualify for the prestigious VEXU World Championship which will be held in Louisville Kentucky, USA, in April 2020. The VEXU World Championship has been recognized as the largest robotics competition in the world by Guinness Book of World Records.
Under the supervision of Dr. Ahmed Al-Gindy, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology, the CUD team “Do-Smart” outclassed teams from the following universities: University of Sharjah, Abu Dhabi University, King Saud University in Saudi Arabia and American University of the Middle East in Kuwait.
The VEXU college and university competition has more than 300 teams competing in local tournaments and at VEX Worlds. Based on the VEX Robotics Competition, VEXU teams are allowed more customization and greater flexibility than other grade levels while providing the effective costs and real-world limitations of a restricted development environment.