09 Sep 2022
ITU Became the Shining Star of TEKNOFEST 2022
At TEKNOFEST, which was held for the fifth time this year, the projects of Istanbul Technical University students stood out. Our university returned with a total of 16 awards from the festival held at Samsun Çarşamba Airport between August 30 and September 4.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
TEKNOFEST Aerospace and Technology Festival, of which our university is among the academic partners, was held at Samsun Çarşamba Airport between 30 August and 4 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, project teams of ITU students were highly acclaimed. Our students, who won a total of 16 awards, 3 of which were gold medals, became the prominent teams of TEKNOFEST.
Our teams who achieved degrees received their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and TEKNOFEST Founding Chairman Selçuk Bayraktar. 37 project teams from ITU participating in TEKNOFEST 2022 competed in areas such as unmanned aerial vehicles, nanotechnology and materials science, software, aviation, artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous systems, electric vehicles, data science and electronics.
The stands of ITU attracted great attention
ITU, which opened stands at more than one point in the TEKNOFEST area, attracted great interest from visitors and received full marks from industry representatives with the vehicles it exhibited, from autonomous marine vehicles to electric vehicles, from unmanned underwater vehicles that can perform many tasks such as underwater mine exploration to drones that paint.
While our teams that won gold medal in TEKNOFEST competitions received their awards from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, other awards were given by TEKNOFEST Founding Chairman Selçuk Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Mehmet Fatih Kacır and representatives of executing institutions. Our 37 project teams participating in the competitions this year reaped the fruits of their long training and preparation periods and made our university proud by winning a total of 16 awards, including 3 gold medals.
Our teams that achieved degrees in TEKNOFEST 2022 Competitions:
Helicopter Design Competition — (Gold Medal) ITU Beecopter Team
TÜBİTAK International Free Mission UAV Competition — (Bronze Performance Award) Vefa Aviation Team
SANKO Environment and Energy Technologies Competition — (Silver Medal) ITU BEES R&D Team
AFAD Technology for Humanity Social Innovation — (Bronze Medal, Presentation Special Award) ITU BEES R&D Team
TÜBİTAK 2022 Vertical Landing Rocket Competition — (Best Team Spirit Award) ITU TVC Rocket Team
TÜBİTAK International Free Mission UAV Competition — (Encouragement Award) ITU Albatros Team
HAVELSAN Swarm Robots Competition — (Bronze Medal, Presentation Special Award) ITU Gamma Team
ASELSAN Unmanned Underwater Systems Advanced Category — (Gold Medal, Most Original Design Award) ITU ROV Team
TÜBİTAK Chip Design Competition Analog Design Category — (Gold Medal) ITU VLSI Team
Hyperloop Development Competition — (Technology Demonstration Award, Best Script Award) ITU HyperBee Team
TUSEB Artificial Intelligence in Health Competition Bioinformatics Category — (Third Prize) ITU META-BEE-AI Team
TUSEB Artificial Intelligence in Health Competition — (First Prize) ITU MedicAI Team