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Our Rector Meets our Students Competing in the UAV Contest as part of Teknofest Istanbul

20.09.2019

In Yenikapı Recreation and Event Area, Rector Prof. Dr. Gülfettin Çelik and his entourage met the members of TEAM IMU consisting of three students of our Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering who have participated in the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Competition as part of TEKNOFEST ISTANBUL Aerospace and Technology Festival.

Consisting of our students Suat Bozkurt, Nisanur İlhan, and Ferdi Dumandağ supervised by our faculty member Asst. Prof. Haluk Bayram, TEAM IMU ranked the seventh among a total of 186 teams in 2019 TÜBİTAK-UAV contest according to the conceptual design report. The UAV contest held as part of Teknofest İstanbul Aerospace and Technology Festival was organized this year jointly by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) and Turkey Technology Team (T3) Foundation and was held on 16-19 September 2019.

Our Rector and his entourage first conversed with the students about the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed and produced for the competition and later toured around the Teknofest Istanbul festival area.