Software Engineering student - Tangeni Kamati

Brief:NUST Student Research Symposium Best demonstration.

You participated in the NUST Student Research Symposium held on 21 October 2016. Please tell us about your research and why it was important to conduct the research? My research was about Self-Driving Robotic Car. The research was to experiment and finding relevant solutions for self-driving vehicles by embedding well developed and efficient software on them. Having this kind creations with artificial intelligence boosts up and motivates other engineers to have contributions on useful technological development and ultimately for entertainment.

What is the relevance of your research to national development? Today, car crashes have an enormous impact on every nation’s economy. The aim of this research is to find solutions to reduce road accidents and ultimate role could play regarding the economy, mobility, and society as a whole could be profound.

You emerged as the winner in the Category of Best Demonstration. What does this mean to you? Being one of the winners, just tells me that I am capable of having an impact on the lives of millions of people all over the world.

Any last remarks to students on research? We need more of such events to get people more specifically students to be involved in solution finding and to have great contribution to national developments.