GT-Shenzhen team won 2nd place in 2017 IEEE UBTECH-Education Robotics Design Challenge in China

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The Georgia Tech-Shenzhen team consisting of Fandi Peng, Melvin Mathew, Siddhartha Jaitly and Aishwarya Balwani competed in the 2017 IEEE UBTECH-Education Robotics Design Challenge in China on August 4, 2017 and finished 2nd among the 26 teams that made to the final round of competitions. The GT-Shenzhen team received a gold award and 10,000 RMB in prize money. More than 100 teams involving 800 students from different universities in China have signed up for the competition. After months of hard work, the GT-Shenzhen team produced a winning design which is a Python framework for UBTECH’s alpha robot so that users can learn coding online easily and interactively with the robot.