March 13, the small autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) NEMO II PLUS won the first place of 2017 Singapore AUV Challenge sponsored by OES,IEEE, held in Singapore Polytechnical University. The intelligent AUV team of SMST has been awarded championship for two years since 2016.
There were thirteen teams participate in the competition including traditional teams like National University of Singapore, Far Eastern Federal University and other new rising star like Texas A&M University.
NEMO II PLUS become more functional than NEMO II this time. New team members adopted new operating system and a more effective underwater acoustic algorithm, designed mechanical arms and driving circuit for NEMO II PLUS to make it more intelligent.