SUROBOTIC ‘Exploring Underwater’ Week with Eric Stackpole

The U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya featured U.S. Speaker Eric Stackpole for SUROBOTIC WEEK (Aug. 11-15, 2014), spotlighting the OpenROV, an Open Source underwater robot. Mr. Stackpole, the co-founder of OpenROV, spoke to more than 200 high school and university students in Surabaya and Malang.

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On August 13-14, 15 Indonesian students from a Robotic Club, which had won an international robotics competition in the United States, built an OpenROV with Mr. Stackpole. The week-long event, covered by various media outlets, highlighted the US-Indonesian cooperation in the Science Technology Education and Math (STEM) field.