Cash prize in first ever Autonomous Drone Design & Flying Competition


 Winning awards and proving worth of highly specialized education is more than just a priority for UPES students, it is their raison d'être.

A team of highly talent UPES Students - Team Phoenix 2.0 - won Second Prize of cash Rs. 50000 and Trophy in the first ever Autonomous Drone Design & Flying Competition at Punjab Engineering College, (PEC) Chandigarh on 25th ,26th of Feb 2017. All the team members (Mr. Nikhil Raj, Ms. Niharika, and Ms. Shraavya) are from B. Tech Aerospace Engineering with specialization in Avionics.

 This inter-disciplinary program combines concepts and techniques like aeronautics, electronics and instrumentation. It endeavors to train and develop professionals in the fields of aerospace and avionics.

 Phoenix outperformed all the other teams from various colleges like Delhi Technical University, Amity University, IITK, Gurukul College of Engineering and gave tough competition to the host teams of PEC. The Event was sponsored by Aeronautical society of India (Chandigarh branch) and Aeronautical Research and Development Board (ARDB). These Students were appreciated by the entire delegation which includes Dr. Satish Kumar, Padma Shri & Director NIT Kurukhshetra, Dr. R.S. Pant, Professor, AED, IIT Bombay and Air Marshal Sukhchain singh. Mr. A.J. Arun Jeya Prakash, UPES faculty – Dept. of Aerospace has been instrumental for this success of students  

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