MATE Egypt Regional ROV Competition

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Get ready for the coolest competition of the year:  area students from local teams flying hand-built, remote controlled robots through a challenging series of precision maneuvers - all in under 15 minutes - underwater.  This year, the competition is challenging students to tackle problems that impact the entire world. Plastics clogging our rivers, lakes, waterways, and ocean, from the surface to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Climate change raising ocean temperatures, affecting the health of coral reefs. Contaminants in our waterways. You can find these scenarios from Pennsylvania to Portugal, Florida to Australia, the Western Pacific to the Mid-Atlantic, and Indianapolis to Indonesia.

2020 MATE Egypt Regional ROV Competition
Arab Academy of Science, Technology, & Maritime Transport
2 - 4 April, 2020


REGIONAL COORDINATOR

Omar Mohamed

Omar Mohamed is the Robotics Program Manager at Delta Square International LLC. which is Innovation Enablement Platform that ignites innovation mainly in new and emerging technologies; through capacity building, pre-incubation programs and competitions with a vision of breaking barriers between people and technology.

Through his work, Omar is the Executive Manager in Minesweepers International Competition, the first outdoor robotics that aims at raising public awareness of the seriousness of landmines, in addition to leading the Underwater Robotics Challenges in North Africa region. He was formerly known as the Robotics Program Coordinator at Hadath GIE from Jan 2018 to 2019. Also, Omar was the President and the Executive Manager of Innovation Hub Ain Shams University (iHUB ASU) from Nov 2016 - Oct 2017. The Hub is a joint project founded by Ain Shams University, TIEC, The Ministry of Higher Education and EiTESAL.