27 Sep 2021
ITU Wind Blew at TEKNOFEST
Istanbul Technical University was acclaimed for its successful projects and lively booth in TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, held for the 4th time this year. While our teams who achieved the highest degrees in TEKNOFEST races received their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, ITU’s booths met with intense interest of participants.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, of which our university is among the academic partners, was held at Atatürk Airport on 21 September - 26 September under the leadership of the Turkish Technology Team Foundation (T3 Foundation) and the Ministry of Industry and Technology with the support of major institutions and companies of our country.
In the competitions held at TEKNOFEST, projects of ITU student teams were highly acclaimed. Our teams who achieved the highest degrees received their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
TEKNOFEST excitement was also at ITU
Our University hosted Unmanned Underwater Systems Competition within the framework of TEKNOFEST. In the races that continued for four days, unmanned underwater systems designed by high school, associate degree, undergraduate and graduate students competed fiercely.
Intense interest to ITU’s booths
ITU’s booth at TEKNOFEST met with great interest. In the festival, where technology races also took place, the interesting and successful projects of the students exhibited in the tents set up in the field were appreciated by the participants. Our Rector Prof. Dr. İsmail Koyuncu showed close interest in our teams who participated in the competitions and exhibited their projects at the ITU booth. Koyuncu had photos taken with our teams and wished our students success in the competitions.
ITU Teams collected awards
In the races held within the framework of TEKNOFEST Istanbul, projects by ITU student teams were highly acclaimed. Our teams who achieved the highest degrees received their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Our teams who achieved degrees in TEKNOFEST 2021 Competitions are as follows:
TÜBİTAK International UAV Fixed Wing Category — (Second) ATA TEAM
TÜBİTAK International Free Mission UAV Competition — (Second) ITUNOM UAV TEAM
TÜBİTAK International Free Mission UAV Competition — (Third) ITU Albatros Team
TÜRKSAT Model Satellite — (Second) ITU Apis Team
Robotaxi Full Scale Autonomous Vehicle Competition — (Third and Honorable Mention) ITU Solar Car Team
Fighter UAV Competition (Third) — ITUNOM UAV TEAM
Rocket Competition High Altitude Category — (Second) Vefa Aviation
Rocket Competition High Altitude Useful Load Award — Vefa Aviation
TÜBİTAK International Free Mission UAV Competition — (First) Vefa Aviation
Technology for Humanity Disaster Management Category — (Second) Vefa Aviation
Biotechnology Innovation Project Category — (First) ITU Soft Sensors Lab - TexRobots Team
Communication Technologies Competition — (Third) ITU Soft Sensors Lab - SofTex Team
Environment and Energy Technologies Best Presentation — (First, Third and Best Presentation) ITU BEES R&D TEAM
Environment and Energy Technologies — (Second) ProLiS
Technology for Humanity Disabled Friendly Category Best Presentation — (Third and Best Presentation) Münhasır Team
Unmanned Underwater Category — (Most Original Design) ITU AUV Team
Robotaxi-Autonomous Ready Vehicle Category — (Highest Score) ITU Racing Team