Councillor Peter Rippon, Lord Mayor of the City of Sheffield, visits the Department

Lord Mayor with NAO robot

On Friday 9 January the Department of Computer Science were delighted to have a visit from Councillor Peter Rippon, Lord Mayor of the City of Sheffield. The department hosted the North and North East Science and Technology Final. Y9 and Y10 students, from the regions schools, worked in teams to build and program a Lego NXT Mindstorm robot which had to take part in a game of battle ships. The students were also given the opportunity to meet Walter, one of the departments NAO robots.

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