MIT’s Project MANAS emerges best at world meet

The Manipal Institute of Technology’s Project MANAS, the robot named Solo, clinched the top place at the Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition held at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, U.S., earlier this month.

A press release said that competing against 35 teams from across the globe, Solo emerged the best. The team got a cash prize of $3,800.

The team also bagged the first prize in interoperability profile challenge, second in design challenge, and sixth in cyber security.

The team was led by Siddhartha Venkatraman, Shrijit Singh and the members were Arya Karani, Ansel Dias, Rakshit Jain, Shivesh Khaitan, Dheeraj Mohan, Sarathkrishnan Ramesh, Anirudh Kashyap, Nishan De’Almadia, Gokul P., and Tanaya Mandke. The advisor was Ashalatha Nayak.

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