A team from the Innovation Cell of IIT-Bombay has won the 25th Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC), one of the biggest unmanned ground vehicle competitions in the world for university students.
This has been the best performance till date by any Indian team and has raised the bar across all the competitions.
Other members of the team are Anjan Kumar Patel, Ravi Jain, Vatsal Kansara, Surya Teja, Krishna Sandeep and Rohit Bhor.
The team was led by students Ankit Sharma and Rishabh Choudhary.
The competition was held between June 2 and June 5 at Oakland University in Michigan, USA.The vehicle 'SeDriCa' participated in all three events and secured first place in the Autonomous Navigation Challenge, second place in the Design Challenge, second place in the Interoperability Profiles Challenge and were placed first (overall) in the pool of 29 participating teams from five different countries.They team scored a total of 88 points out of 96 points beating the first runner-up from Japan by a margin of 32 points.