Team UMIC, IITB won ASME SDC 2019 Asia Pacific Regionals
We are happy to share with you all the team from UMIC, IIT Bombay has won the Asia Pacific Regionals of ASME SDC 2019. The competition held in VIT, Vellore between 1st Feb to 2rd Feb. This year's problem statement was to make a robot capable of picking and placing balls of different diameters (ranging from ping pong to basketball) which were placed on a pipe 3-5 cm in diameter and 20cm in height. There were 1 on 1 matches between the teams and the team with higher score winning the round. UMIC, IIT Bombay came first in the competition out of a total 21 teams, including IIT Roorkee, IIT Indore, 3 NIT's, one international team from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and VIT itself participated. Now UMIC, IIT Bombay will represent India and Asia-Pacific region in the world finals of ASME-SDC, 19 to be held in November 2019 in Utah, USA. Apart from ASME-SDC, UMIC also participates in two other competitions, which are, Mahindra RISE: Self Driving Car competition and International Aerial Robotics Competition. Congratulations to the whole team for their great performance.