2022.9.1（Thu）Awards and Commendations
In the Advanced Technology Division of the 26th Lake Biwa Clueless Solar Boat Competition, a team consisting of graduate students from Department of Systems Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering and Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences won the championship. The team designed and built a boat as project courses in both departments, practiced repeatedly in a towing tank and Lake Sagami, and joined the race as a team. The boat was able to show a stable cruise on August 27th and 28th and won the championship.
[Department of Systems Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering]
Sotaro ODA M2 Shibata lab.
Takumi ENDO M1 Shimada Lab.
Qiujun WANG M1 Takahashi Lab.
Zhengyeng ZHU M1 Takahashi Lab.
Huaizhi ZHAO M1 Kitazawa Lab.
Yoshiki MANABE M1 Yoshimura & Fujii Lab.
[Department of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences]
Takafumi OGURA M1 Murayama Lab.
Tianjun ZHANG M1 Murayama Lab.
Ryota HAMADA M1 Murayama Lab.
Kazunari MORIKAMI M1 Wada Lab.
〈Name of award and short explanation about the award〉
The 26th Lake Biwa Clueless Solar Boat Competition, Advanced Technology Category, Winner
A boat equipped with a solar panel and GPS is autonomously sailed on a round trip course of about 20 km between Sunny Beach in Makino Town and Chikubu Island in Lake Biwa. Points are given by passing checkpoints along the way. Ranking is determined by the sum of time and passing points.
〈About awarded research〉
Project in the courses of Departments of Systems Innovation and Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment
〈Your impression & future plan〉
We hope many graduate students to join the project next year.