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About Robowars

“Fate rarely calls upon us at the moment of our choosing.”

Everyone has watched and enjoyed Transformers since their childhood. Autobots using their advanced weapons to protect the Earth from Decepticons or Hugh Jackman punching through Robots in Real Steel. Ever wondered how a battle between two such extremely powerful futuristic robots would look like?

Techfest brings you one of the largest battle arenas in Asia and the best robots from all over the world converging to battle it out to decide who takes the glory. Gear up to witness the largest Robowars in India with charming artist performances for non-stop entertainment. Be a part of the largest audience for International Robowars at one of the grandest venues on the campus!

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Robowars AfterMovie 2017-18

Judge

Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar is a well-known Roboticist and the Director of Edinburgh Centre of Robotics. He has been the judge of the world famous TV show Robot Wars since 2016. He has been a recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his scientific work including the 2015 Tam Dalyell Prize for Excellence in engaging Public with Science. His research interests range from basic research in the field of robotics, statistical machine learning, motor control, planning and optimisation in autonomous systems and computational Neuroscience. He has also been a part of NASA Johnson Space Center's Valkyrie humanoid robot project which is being prepared for unmanned robotic pre-deployment missions to Mars.

Anchor, 2017-18

Mr. Faruq Tauheed Jenkins

Mr. Faruq Tauheed Jenkins is arguably the best combat robotics anchor and announcer in the world. He has been an announcer at the famous TV show BATTLEBOTS and hosted the first International Robowars at Techfest, IIT Bombay. He has appeared in numerous TV series such as Cold Case, The Shield, NCIS and New Girl. He has also lent his voice in animation projects like Mass Effect 3 and BioShock Infinite.

Bot Rankings

TAANAJI
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Swag
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Khashaba
3
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Flamingo
4
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Bose
5
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Defiance
6
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Shadow
7
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Karma
8
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Trinca Botz
9
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Legend
10
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Solarbot
11
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Energy
12
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Gallery

Here are glimpses of previous edition of Robowars!

Videos

Here are some videos of previous editions of Robowars!

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Phoenix vs Gazi

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Legend vs Trinca Botz

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Bose vs Hela

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Death Warrior vs IIT Bombay

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Nemesis vs Inceptor

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Ultra RDX vs TAANAJI

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Swag vs Bose

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TAANAJI vs Flamingo

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Swag vs TAANAJI

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Royal Rumble