Robotics And Automation Society

RAS members foster the development and facilitate the exchange of scientific and technological knowledge in robotics and automation that benefits the profession and humanity. Membership includes access to cutting-edge periodicals, the RAS Resource Center, discounts on conferences and events, and networking opportunities.


Our Mission is to foster the development and facilitate the exchange of scientific and technological knowledge in Robotics and Automation that benefits members, the profession and humanity.


Our Vision is to be the most recognized and respected global organization in Robotics and Automation.

About Our Chapter

IEEE RAS was founded with the intention to facilitate the development of robotics and automation engineering along with its complementary arts and sciences. The society has affliated collegiate Student Branches to help students explore their interests in robotics. IEEE RIT SB inaugurated its RAS branch on February 18, 2019. Its mission is to provide an environment for students to pursue their interests in robotics and contribute to the ever-growing field.


Technical Ideathon

A Mother's day special Technical ideathon was organized from 8th May to 10th May, 2020, jointly by IEEE RAS SB RIT and WIE Affinity Group of IEEE SB RIT with the theme- 'Addressing homemaker's woes through technology'. About 9 teams participated in the event and submitted their solutions to combat various challenges faced by a homemaker by means of appropriate technology.

10 May 2020


IEEE RAS SBC RIT organized the first edition of Simcon, a 24 hour online Arduino hackathon on 5th May. As a result of keen competition among 19 participants, IRENE ANN ZACHARIAH of S4 ECE emerged as the winner. The hackathon enhanced the programming and circuit designing skills of participants.

5 May 2020

Online Content Writing Competition

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Student Branch Chapter RIT conducted an online content writing competition on the topic “technologies that changed the 21st century “, during the quarantine period exclusively for the students of RIT.
🔹 1st - Irene Anna Kurien, S2 CSE
🔹 2nd - Irene Ann Zachariah, S4 ECE

22 March 2020

30 Days Of Python

EEE RAS SBC RIT successfully conducted an online python learning program, “30 DAYS OF PYTHON”, exclusively for the students of RIT during the lockdown period. The main objective of the course was to give a basic idea of programming to the beginners, who literally didn't know where to begin.

19 Mar 2020

Robotics Hackathon And MD Session

The Smartphone Controlled Robotics Hackathon commenced by 9:45 am on 9 February 2020. The participating teams were shown in the arena where their robots were to be tested. The participants developed solutions for the given problem and tested trial runs.

9 Feb 2020,Sunday

Workshop On Smartphone Controlled Robotics

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Student Branch Chapter RIT conducted a workshop on “Smartphone Controlled Robotics” on 8 February 2020 at the EEE department. The session was handled by Mr. Anish M S, Young Professional from IEEE Kerala Section.

8 Feb 2020,Saturday

RAS General Meeting 2.0

IEEE RAS SBC RIT convened it's second general meeting for this academic year on February 6th at EC department. The RAS execom discussed with the members about the future course of the society as well as addressed their various concerns and queries.

6 Feb 2020,Thursday

RAS Chapter

Abdul Ahad


Jobin Biju

Vice Chairperson

Sam Sunny


Sreekesh Giri

Lab Coordinator