Qatar Academy wins 15th edition of Botball at CMU-Q Feb 18, 2019 0 431 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaA team from Qatar Academy won the overall title at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual Botball competition for high school students. The competition, which was launched by CMU-Q in 2005, brought together 15 teams to programme a robot through a complex game board.Botball participants receive their robot and their mission at a workshop eight weeks before the final event so that they can learn to programme the robot and plan a strategy for the final competition. Qatar Academy narrowly edged out the Lebanese School of Qatar to secure first place. English Modern School took third place for the overall competition.Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science (SCS) is a world leader in computer science education and research. The Carnegie Mellon campus in Qatar offers two undergraduate SCS programmes: the Bachelor of Science in computer science and the Bachelor of Science in computational biology.Carnegie Mellon Qatar also offers degree programmes in biological sciences, business administration and information systems. Pages 1234567 RELATED ARTICLES Education City Golf Club keen to promote the sport in Qatar: GM Feb 18, 2019 0 840 QF, Education Ministry ink deal to enhance pre-university education Feb 18, 2019 0 1551 Tamuq mechanical engineering don elected SME Fellow Feb 18, 2019 0 470 Hammadi meets Malaysian ambassador Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs HE Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al Hammadi met with Ambassador of Malaysia to Qatar HE Ahmed Fadhel bin Shamseddin on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country in Doha on .. Mahmoud meets US Congress officials SPEAKER of the Shura Council HE Ahmed bin Abdulla bin Zaid al Mahmoud met on Sunday with a delegation of senior officials from the US Congress. During the meeting they discussed parliamentary relations between the Shura .. Experts tackle AI as tool for social good Ailyn Agonia DOHA The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to solve real-world developmental and humanitarian problems were tackled by experts from some of the world’s leading NGOs and UN agencies during a workshop ..