Underwater Robotics Workshop and ROV Competition

The University of Windsor’s Mechatronics and Autonomous Vehicle Lab is hosting the region’s first Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) Competition. The competition is open to students enrolled in a Canadian secondary or post-secondary institution. Participants will learn more about the advanced fields of science, technology, and engineering and the practical applications of ROVs, ocean science, robotics and mechatronics.

Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) Competition
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Nov. 7, 2019
Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation, Room 1115

Underwater Robotics Workshop
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
July 31, 2019
Ed Lumley Centre for Engineering Innovation, Room 1115

In preparation for the competition, UWindsor is offering a FREE ROV workshop to acquaint students with the fundamentals of ROV design and control. 

  • Introduction to hydrostatics, hydrodynamics and control
  • Hands on buoyancy design and testing
  • Introduction to propulsion systems, electrical motors and battery systems

Workshop: Register by July 22, 2019
Competition: Register by Aug. 20, 2019

Register here

Video Submission
Sept. 30, 2019

Technical Report Submission
Oct. 20, 2019

Final Competition 
November 7, 2019

Competition Guidelines

For more information, please contact Dr. Shahpour Alirezaee at S.Alirezaee@uwindsor.ca