On October 22, 2022, the American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) hosted an exceptional workshop titled “'Space Robotics Workshop” which was organized by the Bangladesh Innovation Forum and Space Innovation Camp. 100 children aged between 4 to 16 years from different schools participated in this event.
Bangladesh Innovation Forum President Mr. Ariful Hasan Apu welcomed all the participants and guests. He said, in this workshop, children will be shown the various activities of space robotics and also through this workshop they will learn teamwork and develop problem solving skills. The workshop started at 2 PM where all the participants gained hand on experience on how to make robots by themselves with the assistance of mentors. All children were divided into small groups led by mentor. Later they demonstrated the robot they made by themselves in front of the guests. Mr. Azadul Haque, the former system administrator of NASA, was present as the chief guest in the program. He said that the robotics workshop being held by these children today is sowing a seed of science and technology in the minds of the children. The results will start coming in 10 to 15 years by starting today. Professor Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman (Associated Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB & Adviser, Bangladesh Innovation Forum) thanked Bangladesh Innovation Forum and Space Innovation Camp for organizing this innovative event at AIUB. He also thanked the guardians for encouraging their children to participate in this event.