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Build, Code & Race to the Way of Success

We are pleased to announce that our students from the School of Engineering (SoE) achieved remarkable results in the Pathfinder Robot Competition 2015, which was held on 14 March 2015 (Saturday). Among the 3 teams who represented APU in the competition, Team MechatronicsFly successfully bagged the 1st Runner Up prize and walked away with RM 1,000 cash, medals and certificates , whereas Team E-Home achieved as one of the winners of the Creativity Award.
The competition, organised by University of Nottingham, saw participation of 20 teams from local and private universities nationwide. Mentored by Mr. Arun Seelaran B. and Mr. Alvin Yap Chee Wei, the APU teams demonstrated outstanding skills and teamwork throughout the competition, which consisted of 3 sections: Build, Code and Race. The 3 teams of students who participated in the competition are as below:

Team NameMembers


Mentor: Mr. Arun Seelaran B.

1. Obay Fares Alashkar

2. Ubaid Ur Rehman Khan

3. Suhail Sadeq Noman Al-Nabhani

4. Abdul Basit


Mentor: Mr. Alvin Yap Chee Wei

1. Haw Wai Kit

2. Huang Jiann Jer

3. Syed Abdullah Medni

4. Andrew Teh Boon Kheng

5. Chan Wai Sum

Storm Energy

Mentor: Mr. Alvin Yap Chee Wei

1. Lau Yenn Yie

2. Christian Triputra Teng

3. Kong Yin Zeong

4. Lim Kim Hong

5. Shawn Hosea Ramiah


We are absolutely proud of the students’ achievements in the competition. Congratulations and thumbs up for their excellence, as well as the effort and dedication being put in by their mentors from School of Engineering!