Indonesian Technocrat University Won 1st Place in the 2019 Indonesian Flying Robot Contest VTOL Division.
The Krakatau X-9 Technocrats team managed to outperform the Gamaforce UGM team in the KRTI final match, which was held at Grati Naval Airfield, Pasuruan, East Java.
In the VTOL Division KRTI as many as 24 teams competed. In the final, the Krakatau X-9 Team managed to complete the mission in 1 minute 17 seconds, while recording the fastest mission completion record during the contest.
The Krakatau X-9 Robot Team of the VTOL Division of Technocrats University consists of; Advisor Assistant : Muhammad Kris Fitaloka, Team : Ridwan Mahenra, Nacha Dwi Kartika, Mige Jisnu Fauzan. Mechanics : Rani Safitri, Gustian Cahyadi, Yusril Fatni, Dimas Prasetya Wijaya and Andre Riyanto. While the supervisor Maulana Aziz, S.ST, MT.
Maulana said he was proud of the achievements of the Robotic Technocrat Team in this National KRTI competition. All of this thanks to the support and encouragement from the Chancellor of the Indonesian Technocrat University, Dr. HM. Nasrullah Yusuf, SE, MBA and the Technocrat Education Foundation so that the team can win the national championship.
The 2019 Indonesian Flying Robot Contest (KRTI) was held by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education at Grati Naval Airfield, Pasuruan, East Java,
hosted by the State University of Surabaya (Unesa), taking place from 1-4 October 2019. 95 teams from 40 public and private universities in Indonesia participated.
KRTI 2029 was immediately opened by the Minister of Research, Technology and Higher Education Prof. Dr. M. Nasir, Ph.D, Menristekdikti is optimistic that Indonesia will become the gateway to technological progress in Southeast Asia. Based on the number of researches and patents produced, Indonesia has become number one in Southeast Asia.
Prof. Nasir hopes that through KRTI there will be new inventors of flying robots whose findings can be utilized by all fields, such as defense, agriculture, and disaster mitigation.