In the 3rd Educational Drone Event, China held in Nanchang Hangkong University on November 16th-18th, Beihang drone team achieved excellent results. Beihang undergraduates Wang Binbin and Qu Jiali are the runner-up, and Wang Zhiyi and Li Siqi won the fourth place in the creative programming competition, respectively. Ma Tianrong, the guidance counselor of the team, won the Outstanding Counselor Award, and Beihang was honored with the Outstanding Organization Prize.
The Educational Drone Event, China, sponsored by Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA) and co-organized by Goertek Robotics Co., Ltd., is a leading national competition in the field of educational drone. Launched in 2017 and held regularly by the science and technology organization of CSAA, Education Department and other related departments every year, the event aims at providing a platform for young people to demonstrate their skills, innovation and practical ability in the field of drone technology, inspiring their interest in scientific explorations, and stimulating their love for aerospace technology and their lofty aspirations for serving the country.
The Beihang drone team, founded in 2018 and jointly built by the Youth League Committee and the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, is a group providing training and guidance on AI drones for all students of the university, as well as cultivating backup talents for related competitions. It is the first time that the Beihang drone team participating in the off-campus competition since its inception.
Reported by Shi Cun
Reviewed by Wang Yandong
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Lyu Xingyun