Team Anveshak comprising of the following students has been placed 25th at the 12th edition of the University Rover Challenge (URC) that was held at Hanksville, Utah, USA during May 31 to June 2, 2018:

Name

Roll Number

Name

Roll Number

Sai Sourya Varenya Kovvali

ME14B065

Abhishek Raghunathan

ME16B030

Ridhi Puppala

ME15B133

Shashank Ramesh

ME16B164

Adarsh Somayaji

ED15B001

Shubham Jain

ME16B165

Akshay Molawade

ME15B044

Niyas A

CH16B047

Nikhil Sivadas

ME15B048

Naveen Chatlaparthi

ME16B054

Achu Shankar

AE16B102

Sashank Tirumala

ED16B031

Nandhini J U

MM14D405

 

 

They had scored 91.7/100 in the science task and their methodology and approach towards finding habitability on the Mars was appreciated by the Jury.  Their steering mechanism that enabled a high degree of maneuverability and their novel 3 DoF arm were well received.

For images of the rover at the competition click here.