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Robotics Research Center (ER2C)
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  • EEPIS Robotics Research Center (ER2C) is a Research Center at Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya (EEPIS) which focusing in Robotics study, design and implementation. ER2C started from the robotics community at EEPIS which participate national and international robotics competition.

    ER2C Vision is to be an Advenced Research Center in Robotics-Related field not only nationally but also internationally as well.

    Together we want to advance our research by conducting practical research in robotics to resolve industrial and community problems. ER2C strives to provide high quality research in robotic-related fields based on applied approach which can enhance human's quality of live.
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  • Electronic Engineering Politechnic Institute of Surabaya (EEPIS)

  • The Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya (EEPIS) (known locally as Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS)) is a technical institution located in Indonesia. EEPIS strives to provide high quality education in professional engineering in electronic-related fields in order to produce engineers who will be competitive in a global market. It also aims to serve its community by conducting practical research to resolve industrial and community problems.

    EEPIS Vision is to be a 'center of excellent' of professional engineering education in electronic-related field nationally and internationally as well.

    EEPIS Mission are
    • To produce professional and open-minded graduation, ready to compete in global market, by providing an excellent academic atmosphere for the student.
    • To actively involved in development and enhancement of Indonesian Polytechnic Education system as EEPIS being the National Resources Polytechnic.
    • To carry out an applied oriented research which actually solve the industrial problem and community services to the society; both of them are the synergetic activities of EEPIS as professional education provider. To develop and implement the academic moral ethic values.
    • Facilities

    • EEPIS building has a floor area of approximately 25.000 m2, located in a 6 ha area and it is a part of ITS campus in Surabaya. The EEPIS buildings consist of administration offices, labs, workshops, final project rooms, lecture and seminar rooms, libraries, a student dormitory, a canteen. EEPIS is also supported by a large parking area & Small Mosques (musholla).

      In line with its target to produce skilled and knowledgeable middle management technicians, EEPIS is fully equipped with sophisticated study facilities, for all practice and theory purposes. The modern labs have up-to-date equipment, like a full range of standard measuring instruments, electronics-related trainers and demo tools, communication equipment currently used in the industry, micro computers, over-head and video projectors, and also data projectors.
    • History

    • The institute was founded with the support and assistance of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), who sent a team in 1985 to assess the need for aid. In 1987, construction of the institution began. Japan also provided training for EEPIS instructors, both before and after the opening of the school, in Indonesia and Japan. It was officially inaugurated on June 2, 1988 by the Indonesian president Suharto.

      Since its inception, the institution has held several names. When it opened, it was the Politeknik Elektronika & Telekomunikasi. From 1992 to 1991 it was entitled Politeknik Elektronika Surabaya, at which time it came under the umbrella of Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember. In 1996, it was retitled to Politeknik Elektronika Negeri Surabaya (PENS).
    • Programs

    • EEPIS offers two degrees, Diploma III is a three-year degree course, while Diploma IV is a four-year course. The departments that EEPIS offers are:

      Diploma III: Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electro-industrial Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Multimedia Broadcasting.

      Diploma IV: Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electro-industrial Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Engineering.

      Soon EEPIS will open Master Program to enhance the education system focusing on the Applied Engineering Area.
  • 24seven Innovations

  • ER2C Motto is 24seven Innovations which mean that we try to do with our best in delivering a non-stop innovation in Robotic-Related Fields.

  • EEPIS already joined the annual Robocon events from 1991, since it still hosted by Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK). In 2001, EEPIS Team namely B-Cak got the first price in the competition themed "Cubic Bingo World Championship" by beating out twenty competitors from Japan, China, New Zealand, USA, France, and Thailand. Start from 2002 the Robocon events has been hosted by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU).

    EEPIS Achivements on Indonesian Robot Contest (IRC) from 1999 are:
    First Place (Millenium Team) and Second place (Edelweis Team) on IRC 1999.
    First Place (B-Cak Team) and Second place (Wonderfull Team) and Third Place (Pandawa Team)on IRC 2000.
    First Place (Ellite Team) on IRC 2002.
    First Place (AI-Sya Team) on IRC 2003.
    First Place (SIFAA Team) on IRC 2004.
    First Place (ASKAF-i Team) on IRC 2005.
    First Place (DEPT4 Team) and Second Place (CAESAR Team) on IRC 2006.
    First Place (G-Rush Team) and Second Place (Q-numb On Team) on IRC 2007.
    First Place (Jump-Be Team) on IRC 2008.
    First Place (D4=S1 Team) on IRC 2009.
    First Place (MiO-rEi Team) on IRC 2010.
    Second Place (P-NEXT Team) on IRC 2011.

    he Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon) is an Asian Oceanian College robot competition, founded in 2002 by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union. In the competition robots compete to complete a task within a set period of time. The contest aims to create friendship among young people with similar interests who will lead their countries in the 21st century, as well as help advance engineering and broadcasting technologies in the region. The event is broadcast in many countries through ABU member broadcasters.

    Each year the competition has different topics, but generally speaking three or more robots must be used to complete the tasks. The best robots usually weight more than 10kg and span in one square meter area. To build the robots, contestants, who are restricted to be undergraduate students, must possess rich knowledge in programming, mechanical design and electronic circuit design.

    EEPIS Achivements on Robocon since 2001 are:
    First Place (B-Cak Team) in Robocon 2001, Fukushima, Japan.
    Konami Award (SIFAA Team) in Robocon 2004, Seoul, Korea.
    Best Artistic Design (ASKAF-i Team) in Robocon 2005, Beijing, China.
    Second Place (G-Rush Team) in Robocon 2007, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Third Place (Jump-Be Team) in Robocon 2008, Bombay, India.
  • Fire Fighting Robot Contest

  • In 2004 Indonesian Intelligent Robot Contest (KRCI) has been held for the first time in order to encourage quality improvement, especially in robotic control systems. The theme for the competition is fire fighting robot contest which rules are accommodated from Trinity College Fire Fighting Home Robot Contest.

    The objective is to build an autonomous robot that can navigate through a maze resembling the floor plan of a house, locate a burning candle and extinguish the flame in the shortest time allowed.

    The contest is unique because the robots must be autonomous - no joysticks, remote controls or manual assistance.
    There are two divisions in this contest, wheeled and legged robot.
  • EEEPIS Intelligent Legged Robot (EILERO)

  • EILERO is Robotics Team in EEPIS who participate in Indonesian Fire Fighting Robot Contest in Legged Division.
    It is an animaloid robot based and hexapod type design. Most of the actuators are using servo type motor with 3 motors in its each leg.

    EILERO is able to move autonomously through the labirynth in finding the candle position. The starting position and orientation, door location and candle position is randomly placed. And then after put out the candle's fire, it must return to the starting position autonomously. Started in 2012, we moved to ARM based embedded system as the robot's main controller. We continously develope the robot performance and stability in handling the given task.
  • EEPIS Art Robot (ERISA)

  • ERISA is Robotics Team in EEPIS who participate in Indonesian Art Robot Contest.
    It is a humanoid type robot which purpose is to perform Indonesian traditional dance by following the given music background.
  • EEPIS Robo Soccer (EROS)

  • EROS is humanoid robot wich designed to play the game in the Humanoid League Robot Soccer. In this game, two teams are fighting to score more goals. The number of robots in each team is 3. They can be deployed in the game field as a ball keeper, striker or middle field player.
    EROS was firstly designed in 2010. Currently we develope the third version which implement more robust mechanical design to increase its speed and accuracy.
  • ER2C Gallery

    • Fire-Fighting Robot

    • Designed to participate Indonesian Intelligent Robot Contest which rules are derived from Trinity College Fire-Fighting Robot Contest.
    • ER2C Robotic Art

    • ER2C Robot that inspired from the life creatures which is built in the sense of art in mind.
    • ER2C Robocon

    • Designed to participate Indonesian Robot Contestt road to Asia-Pacific Bradcasting Union (ABU) Robocon.
    • Rocket Payload

    • Design the payload for a rocket system in observing the desired data during its flight. The Payload is equiped with the telemetry system to communicate with the ground station.
    • EEPIS Robo Soccer

    • ER2C Humanoid Division which designed as soccer player. Robots are also participate in Indonesian Intelligent Robot Contest under the Battle Divission.