Navigating the Path to Engineering Excellence
The Line Follower Committee is one of the standout initiatives of the IEEE Student Branch Eindhoven (SBE), focused on orchestrating the annual Line Follower event. This international event invites students from across the Netherlands and Belgium to design and construct autonomous vehicles capable of navigating a predetermined path as swiftly as possible.
Our committee oversees every aspect of this multifaceted event, from defining rules and regulations to the logistics and execution of the contest itself. We aim to create an engaging platform for students to apply theoretical knowledge to a real-world problem, offering a hands-on learning experience that hones their skills in robotics, programming, and mechanical design.
In collaboration with industry partners and our External Relations Committee, we also offer workshops leading up to the event to help participants kick-start their projects. These preparatory sessions cover essential topics like basic robotics, sensor interfacing, and programming, ensuring that all participants, regardless of their level, have a fighting chance to succeed.
Additionally, the Line Follower Committee works closely with other branches and educational institutions to make this event a joint effort, enriching the community as a whole. It’s not just about competition; it’s about collaboration, innovation, and inspiring the next generation of engineers.