The Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport in Egypt, to Launch the First Artificial Intelligence Lab in the MENA, Together with RobotLAB from the USA. The First of its Kind Partnership in the Region.
The association will bring AI and robotics to the new AASTMT campus in the new city of Alamin and will allow AASTMT students to apply their business learning to the USA.
SANT FRANCISCO i Alexandria, Egypt, July 8, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Today, the number 1 university in the rankings Egypt in terms of learning: the Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and RobotLAB, the leading company in educational robotics, jointly announced the signing of a single partnership between the parties to build a laboratory of ‘artificial intelligence and robotics. on campus.
The AI LAB is the first and largest of its kind in the MENA region includes:
- Station of Autonomous Agents
- Smart warehouse station
- Human robot interaction station
- Underwater robotics station
- Industry 4.0
- Smart patrol station
- Intelligent transport station
- Receptionist robot
For the teacher Ismail Abdel Ghafarpresident of the AASTMT academy, this partnership will provide an enriching experience for students and the campus and help prepare students for their future careers.
“AASTMT is dedicated to fostering a highly professional environment to advance knowledge, develop human potential and open up new intellectual and academic fields with the aim of improving the lives of human beings and communities around the Arab world. and whole, “said Professor Ghafar,” Our partnership with RobotLAB marks a major step towards the future of robotics and AI, and we are very excited to present this game-changing lab exclusively for our students and the institution and we can’t wait to see the positive impact it has. will have in our community “, Prof. added Ghafar.
RobotLAB’s AI LAB is a state-of-the-art turnkey modular learning space designed to allow students to rotate between AI stations. Each setup includes robots and teaching resources and offers students hands-on activities that will expose them to multiple disciplines and various scenarios in which artificial intelligence takes control of our lives. It offers students a unique and rich learning experience to make sure they are ready for their professional life in the 2030s.
“We are delighted to partner with AASTMT,” he said Elad InbarCEO of RobotLAB, “This partnership is beyond a typical deployment of an AI lab, this is beyond providing robots and training materials. It is about supporting the leading university in Egypt bringing the knowledge of Silicon Valley to the Middle Eastand on knowledge transfer, bringing students together Egypt to Silicon Valley. Practical experience is the best way to learn and prepare for real life after student life. “
As part of the association, RobotLAB will host AASTMT students in its offices located in the USA en California i Texas, for practical internships with the leading robotics company. Students will learn what it takes to deploy robots in a commercial environment, learn how to program and configure robots to navigate autonomously, interact with robot manufacturers, participate in sales and marketing meetings, and repair robots. Students who will be selected for the program will gain massive and real knowledge!
He Arab Academy of Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) is a regional university operated by the Arab League that manages shipping, business and engineering programs. AASTMT began as a notion at the meetings of the Arab League Transport Committee on 11 March 1970. The Academy was born in 1972 in the city of Alexandria, Egypt. After that, it expanded into Cairo. AASTMT’s vision, mission and core values reflect its philosophy since its inception, as well as an affirmation of its desire to be the beacon of science in Egypt and the Arab region. They also emphasize that the AASTMT is an effective agent for achieving sustainable economic and social development.
Founded more than a decade ago, RobotLAB is the leading educational robotics company. The company’s innovative use of robots in the classroom was recognized by leading organizations and won several company awards such as Best EdTech Company (SxSWEdu), Gold in Education category (Edison Awards ), a Game Changer Award (RoboBusiness), Best STEM. (EdTech Digest) and many more. With the confidence of educators from more than 2,500 schools, RobotLAB is the market leader in educational robotics, ensuring that schools ’investment in technology will not be wasted. Its star product, Engage! K12 is designed to engage students and help them master the skills they need to ensure professional and university readiness as they develop 21st-Skills of the century.
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