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HKUST ROV Team shone in Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge 2013

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The ROV Team, a sub-team of HKUST Robotics Team, shone in the Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge 2013 held on 13-14 April 2013. 9 university and 24 high school teams from 8 countries around Asia competed in two categories, Ranger Class and Explorer Class, respectively. The HKUST ROV Team won the Champion Award in the Explorer Class, and they will represent Hong Kong to join the International MATE ROV Competition 2013 Explorer Class in USA in June 2013.

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The ROV Team, a sub-team of HKUST Robotics Team, shone in the Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge 2013 held on 13-14 April 2013. 9 university and 24 high school teams from 8 countries around Asia competed in two categories, Ranger Class and Explorer Class, respectively. The HKUST ROV Team won the Champion Award in the Explorer Class, and they will represent Hong Kong to join the International MATE ROV Competition 2013 Explorer Class in USA in June 2013.

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The list of ROV team members:

MA Matthew (CPEG Year 1)

FONG Chun Man (CSE Year 2)

YUEN Hei Chit Adrian (CSE Year 2)

CHEUNG Ho Kai (ELEC Year 1)

SUN Zeyu (ELEC Year 1)

WIDY Andreas (ELEC Year 1)

YOGA Y. Nadaraajan (ELEC Year 2)

CHUNG Ching Chun (MECH Year 1)

HAN Ne Myo (MECH Year 2)

THAM Yik Loong (MECH Year 1)

IM Zhuo Quan (PHYS Year 1)

SOEBRATA Christopher Sebastian (SENG 4-Y Program Year 1)

In the past 2years, RS Components have been exercising its corporate social responsibility in contribution to student learning through sponsoring components for HKUST Robotics Team.

In order to promote serving learning, 8 volunteers (6 UG and 4 PG engineering students) provided tremendous support as judges in the high school competitions. They were also greatly appreciated by the organizer.

HKUST POV team project poster:

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Source: http://www.ece.ust.hk/ece.php/enews/detail/387

Information about contest at HK:  http://www.rovcontest.hk/

Information about the international competition: http://www.marinetech.org/

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