Robin Singh, Deepan Kishore Kumar, Anant Mithal, Pavitra Bhalla and Saurabh Ladha, students from Bits Pilani Dubai campus. They came first in the International Aerial Robotics Competition, held in North Dakota, for their aerial robot prototype that can think for itself while navigating unknown spaces. Dubai: In the build-up to the International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC), students from 28 universities across the globe have been developing prototypes for flying robots that can "think" for themselves. The eight students, whose majors include electronics, mechanical engineering, computer science and IT, built an autonomous indoor flying vehicle that could navigate through an unknown environment and retrieve a 100-gram object.
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