Zewail City’s students won the second place in the International Minesweepers Competition 2016

The University of Science and Technology at Zewail City students’ team “Montu” won the second place in the world in the International Minesweepers Competition 2016, that been held at Zewail City of Science and Technology on 27-30 October 2016.

The students’ proposed project called “Montu rover” which is a land rover that scans the whole field autonomously. "The idea and mechanism of the rover are not new, but the new thing is developing it to perform different tasks such as mines detection in this case," said Dr. Mohammad Tawfik, associate professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Science and Technology, "The students have learned a lot from this competition, now it’s time to develop their project to fulfill different objectives, such as use in rescuing missions."

The winning students’ team is composed of Amr Moussa, Essam Radwan, Mohammed Sharif, Khaled Hafnawi, and Ahmad Bayoumi, under the supervision of Dr. Mohammad Tawfik, associate professor of aerospace engineering, and Magdy Mahmoud, an engineer at the aerospace engineering program.