TEHRN, Oct. 22 (Press Shia) – The MAV team of Amirkabir Univeristy of Technology won best outdoor performance in the International Micro Air Vehicle Competition (IMAV 2016) in China.

In this section of competitions, 16 teams competed against one another indoors and 16 others outdoors. Iran participated in the competition with 7 teams.

The MAV team of Amirkabir University of Technology managed to receive financial support from the organizer of the competition and qualified to compete in both indoor and outdoor categories. The team had submitted two papers to this year’s edition of the conference, both of which were accepted.

The seven-member team comprised PhD, MA and BA students who study in the fields of aerospace and computer science.

Amirkabir MAV team led by Dr. Naghash from the Department of Aerospace Engineering has achieved several top rankings in both indoor and outdoor competitions where teams from Spain, South Korea, Russia, Poland, India, Germany, France, China and Brazil had also participated.  

The International Micro Air Vehicle Conference and Competition 2016 (IMAV 2016) took place on October 17-21 in Beijing, China. The IMAV is a yearly event that combines a scientific conference with a technological competition involving Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs).

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