CASE
 
.:: 5th NERC 2009 ::.
CHALLENGER from CASE won the 5th National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC) 2009 while GLADIATOR from CASE won the 3rd position. T-BOB from CASE received the"Best Engineering Design" award.

Higher Education Commission (HEC) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) on Saturday, 11th July, organized the 5th National Engineering Robotics Contest (NERC) 2009 at the college of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (EME). Executive Director HEC, Dr. Sohail H. Naqvi was the Chief Guest.

The event was divided into two main phases – heats and finals. Heats were held on 10th July from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Over 105 robots from 35 institutions of Pakistan participated in the NERC heats in their endeavor to qualify for the finals. Pakistan's leading universities like CASE, NUST, GIKI, FAST NU, UET Lahore, UET Peshawar , UET Taxila, IIUI Islamabad and NED Karachi were participating in the event. Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE) participated in the competition for the first time with 8 teams. 6 teams qualified for the finals on 11th amongst other 24 teams.

Audience had the opportunity to see the most exciting final in the history of NERC. CASE and EME had the best robots in the arena. BURAQ from CASE and NEO from EME were ranked the hot favourite to win the competition but both missed out on their first try. After a very close competition, CHALLENGER from CASE was announced the champion team of NERC 2009 and was rewarded with a prize money of Rs. 80,000/-. SYLAR from EME won the 2nd position with the prize money of Rs. 50,000/-. GLADIATOR from CASE won the 3rd position with a prize money of Rs. 40,000/-. T-BOB from CASE added colors to the honor list by winning the "best engineering design" award and cash prize of Rs. 30,000/-.

From this win CASE has achieved another milestone in its journey towards becoming the best institution of Pakistan. May ALLAH help us in our future endeavors. AAMIN.

Message from the faculty advisor Mr. Mansoor Shaukat
 
Team Details
   
CHALLENGER (CHAMPION NERC 2009) GLADIATOR (2nd RUNNERS UP)
   
  • Waqas Hassan (Team Leader)
  • M. Danish Iqbal raja
  • Muhammad Waqas
  • Raza ul Mustafa
  • Shafqat Abbas
  • Nabeel Hassan
  • Hasnain Bin Ahmed (Team Leader)
  • Zeeshan Babar
  • Mehfooz Elahi
  • Aadil Javaid
  • Mustafa Samad Khan
  • Ammar-ul-Hassan
T-BOB (BEST ENGINEERING DESIGN) BURAQ (7th / 105)
   
  • Saad Khalil (Team Leader)
  • Faizan Aslam
  • Abdul Hanan
  • Muhammad Bilal
  • Hanan Ilyas
  • M. Qasim Butt
  • Maudh Solaija (Team Leader)
  • Saad Ahmed
  • Umer Farooq
  • Mohsin Ehsan
  • Saad Zahid
ROBUSTER (FINALIST) CSMIG – REVOLUTION (FINALIST)
   
  • Zohaib Hasan (Team Leader)
  • Fahad Malik
  • Basit Saeed
  • Raheel Khan
  • Ibtisam Khalid
  • Bilal Ahmed
  • Arsalan Abbasi (Team Leader)
  • Aqeel Ahmed
  • Malik Humza
  • Abdul Hadi
  • Malik Anas