News Articles with Category: Student Competitions

IIT Bombay's underwater vehicle 'Matsya' comes second in the AUVSI Robosub 2016

August 8, 2016 - via Economic Times:India Times The team beat six-time winner Cornell University but lost the first position by a small margin to Caltech University

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Students Race Robot Submarines in ‘Back to the Future’-Themed Competition

August 5, 2015 - via Office of Naval Research San Diego State University took this year’s top prize of $6,000. National University of Singapore won second prize and $4,000; Maritime State University placed third for $3,000; earning $1,000 each were California Institute of Technology, University of Arizona, Far Eastern Federal University and Amador Valley High School, which placed fourth to seventh, respectively.

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euRathlon 2014 Sea competition recap: Day 1 and 2

October 2, 2014 - via Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) euRathlon is an outdoor robotics competition focused on realistic emergency-response scenarios inspired by the 2011 Fukushima accident. After a successful land-based competition in 2013, a marine-based competition takes place this year in La Spezia, Italy (29 Sept – 3 Oct).

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Winners of euRathlon 2014 sea competition recap: Day 3, 4 and 5

October 2, 2014 - via Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) On the third and fourth days of the euRathlon 2014 marine competition the teams faced two more tasks, and in the last day a combined scenario that included the tasks of the previous days.

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RoboSub Competition Winners Equiped with SeaBotix Thrusters

August 13, 2014 - via SeaBotix “SeaBotix is proud to be a sponsor of RoboSub and pleased to discover that all the winning teams were equipped with SeaBotix thrusters,” the company stated. Prior to this event, SeaBotix also assists the teams throughout the year by providing engineering support with thrusters and spare parts as well as answering technical questions in preparation for the competition.

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Students Make Waves at Robosub Competion

August 4, 2014 - via AUVSI High schools and colleges from more than a dozen countries showed off their own underwater drones during a four-day robotics competition called “RoboSub.” The event tasked teams with creating small self-piloting submarines complete with a program that would allow them to maneuver around an underwater obstacle course.

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17th Annual International RoboSub Competition


August 4, 2014 - via AUVSI 

Congratulations to the 2014 RoboSub winners!
 1st Place—Cornell University — $10,000 2nd Place—University of Florida — $5,000 3rd Place—ETS (Ecole Technologie Superieure) — $1,000 4th Place—Far Eastern Federal University — $1,000 5th Place—National University of Singapore —$1,000

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Underwater Robots Race For Glory In Point Loma

August 1, 2014 - via AUVSI In the finals, the robots are required to go through underwater gates, navigate a winding course, recognize different colored buoys and even pick up objects. He said the technology is complex and it requires a variety of skill sets.

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CMRE Prepares for Two Weeks of Underwater Robot Competitions

May 16, 2014 - via Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) Both SAUC-E and euRathlon competitions encourage participants to think about sea robotics and related applications while fostering innovation and technology.

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Toradex Announces Inaugural Winners of Embedded Design Challenge

February 27, 2014 - via Toradex Underwater Vehicle designs showcased in Embedded Design Challange

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Call for SAUC-E'14 (Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge-Europe) @ CMRE, La Spezia, Italy

February 20, 2014 - via NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) The dates of the 2014 competition are September 20–26, 2014.

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euRathlon 2014

February 20, 2014 - via Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) Competition date: September 29- October 3, 2014

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Navy Lab hosts underwater robotics competition

July 30, 2013 - via Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Winners of the RoboSub Competition were announced Sunday, with first place awarded to Cornell University. Second and third place were awarded to the University of Florida and Far Eastern Federal University, respectively.

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AUVSI Foundation and ONR's 16th International RoboSub Competition July 22-28, 2013

July 30, 2013 - via AUVSI Congratulations to the 2013 Winners!

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RoboSub event requires contestants who relish robotic mishaps

July 26, 2013 - via Edmonton Journal Students must build a robotic vehicle that operates autonomously and can navigate an underwater obstacle course at a U.S Navy facility.

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U.S. Navy sponsors student robotic submarine competition, July 25-28

July 25, 2013 - via Sandiego6.com Hosted by the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) in Point Loma, the competition challenges teams to design and build autonomous underwater vehicles capable of completing realistic missions.

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Robotics team diving into deep end at RoboSub competition

July 25, 2013 - via Phys.org Team members are making the trip to a U.S. Navy facility in San Diego, which hosts the annual RoboSub competition. There, they will compete against more than 30 teams from around the world.

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Unmanned Submersibles Competition Challenges Students

July 18, 2013 - via ONR July 22-28, 2013 SSC Pacific TRANSDEC, San Diego, CA

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The University of Cambridge wins SAUC-Europe '13 at CMRE

July 8, 2013 - via CMRE From June 28-July 5, 2013, the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation hosted for the fourth time in a row the 8th Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge -- Europe. Students compete with the Autonomous Underwater Vehicles they have designed and built.

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AUVSI Foundation and ONR's 16th International RoboSub Competition

July 8, 2013 - via AUVSI July 22-28, 2013 SSC Pacific TRANSDEC, San Diego, CA

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Unmanned Subs: The Next Generation

August 12, 2012 - via DefPro 

15 University teams have half an hour to get their subs to successfully identify an underwater gateway, pass through it and then follow a pipeline.

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15Th Annual Robosub Competition Wraps Up In San Diego

July 23, 2012 - via U S Navy At this year's event Cornell University came out on top, with the University of Florida placing second. Team SONIA, a Canadian team from cole de Technologie Suprieure took third, the Chinese Harbin Engineering University placed fourth and, first-time competitors, Far Eastern Federal University from the Russian Federation took fifth.

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Russians are first-time entrants in San Diego RoboSub competition

July 21, 2012 - via Los Angeles Times For the first time, a team from the Russian Federation has entered the annual RoboSub competition, co-sponsored by the Pentagon's Office of Naval Research. For the engineering-minded, it's the Super Bowl of underwater contests.

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Students' Robot Submarines Enter The Ring In Gladiator-Themed Competition

July 19, 2012 - via Office of Naval Research The international competition challenges students to design and build robotic submarines that can perform realistic missions in an underwater environment.

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Students’ robots compete underwater

July 19, 2012 - via San Diego Union Tribune 15th International RoboSub Competition underway in Point Loma

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École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS) du Quebec wins SAUC-Europe '12

July 16, 2012 - via Hydro International Each year SAUC-E challenges multidisciplinary University teams (consisting at least of 75% students members) to design and build Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) capable of performing realistic missions.

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A Game of Drones: RoboSub Competition Comes To San Diego

July 9, 2012 - via San Diego Reader The contest, held at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, is meant to find the best autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle.

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The robot built from a Playstation and household junk which could one day help sweep for underwater mines

July 6, 2012 - via UK Daily Mail University students have built an underwater robot from household junk that will help detect mines.

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City BE students bag NIOT gold

May 1, 2012 - via Deccan Chronical The Panimalar Institute of Technology(PIT), Chennai bagged the national-level competition on student autonomous underwater vehicle (SAVe-2012) organised by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT)

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The Singapore AUV Challenge 2013

May 1, 2012 - via IEEE OES Singapore The competition is a forum to showcase system-engineering skills in underwater environment for budding engineering students.

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SAUC-E Offers Student Teams Realistic Challenge

January 31, 2012 - via Marinelink.com Students studying science, technology, robotics or engineering can put their knowledge and skills to the test at the Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge – Europe.

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STEM Professionals Must Inspire Our Nation’s Future

October 11, 2011 - via Armed with Science We’re facing a real challenge in our country to produce the number of graduates with technical degrees we need to remain competitive in the coming years. Events like RoboSub are fun and inspire our kids.

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European university robotics teams gain deeper understanding of autonomous underwater vehicle challenges

September 7, 2011 - via CRUSER News For the ten teams participating in the Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge–Europe (SAUC-E), held at the NATO Undersea Research Centre (NURC) July 4-11, 2011, it wasn’t the difficult course, or even the highly qualified competition that worried them. The biggest obstacle was the underwater environment, with its limited visibility, currents and salty water.

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Team SONIA Lands Elusive RoboSub Win

July 19, 2011 - via AUVSI With the win, SONIA not only trumped history but also a very strong team from Cornell University, winners of the last two years of the competition

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Team SONIA from Canada Wins Grand Prize in Annual AUVSI Competition

July 18, 2011 - via Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command This year Ecole de Technologie Superieure Team SONIA from Canada won first place, receiving the title of “Best RoboSub” and a cash prize of $7,000, rewarding them for their hard work and dedication in creating a successful autonomous system that accomplishes a challenging mission in a complex environment.

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San Diego mayor cheers on future engineers at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific 'RoboSub' Competition

July 15, 2011 - via Space and Navace and Warfare Systems Command Cosponsored by the U.S. Office of Naval Research and AUVSI, the competition provides opportunities for students to experience challenges of system engineering and develop skills to accomplish realistic missions with autonomous vehicles.

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Robots Dive into Navy Pool

July 15, 2011 - via NBC San Diego Underwater robotic vehicles face off in a global challenge in Point Loma

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SAUC-E '11 winners

July 10, 2011 - via SAUC-E University of Luebeck from Germany, triumphed over 9 other teams to win the SAUC-E ’11, the 6th Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge Europe.

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RoboSub Webcast - Sunday, July 17

July 7, 2011 - via AUVSI Co-sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the competition challenges students to develop their own Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) and perform realistic missions in an underwater environment.

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