Engineering Students from India Win Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest in China


Recently, 3 teams from the Vellore Institute of Technology and RV college of Engineering Bangalore have won a prize of a global competition on the Advanced Automation Design Content at Delta’s Wujiang Plant in Jiangsu, China. The country has not forgotten the achievement of the school students winning the first position at the International chapter of South Asia’s largest robotics competition and now the engineering students have made the country proud with their achievement.


The team from RV College of Engineering, Team Clone Tribe, worked hard on the 3D Scanning and Printing Machine project and the two teams from Vellore Institute of Technology, Team Matrix 2.0 and Team Alfred & Cadbury worked on the IoT Electronic Retail Order Sorting and Verification System project and Intelligent Warehousing and Logistics-Transportation project, respectively.

Delta Electronics is a global provider of the power and energy management. It hosted the 5th edition of the Delta Cup i.e. the global competition on the Advanced Automation Design Contest in China. Total 76 teams from 73 colleges and the universities in China, Thailand, India, Vietnam and Taiwan manage to get placed in the final context. The team from RV College of Engineering and the other two teams from the Vellore Institute of Technology has won the first place in the competition.

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Mr. Manish Walia, Business Head, Industrial Automation Business Group, Delta Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are really proud the winning teams are from India. With the advent of new technology and the industry changing at a rapid pace, it is important the students are at par with evolving technology. Delta Cup contests aim at bridging the industry-academia skill gap and look at providing students with practical exposure. It is through these competitions that the students get an opportunity to hone their skill-sets. We are happy that Delta provides such a platform for students at a global scale.”


The concept for the 5th Delta Advanced Automation Design Contest was advanced industrial automation development from “Industry 4.0” and “Made in China 2025”.Under the theme of “Seeking Smart Manufacturing Talents”, the competition included three major categories: “smart machines”, “smart robots”, and “smart manufacturing”. As mentioned above, total 76 teams have earned a place in the final round of the contest out of  which 61 teams represented China, 7 from Taiwan, 3 from India, 2 from Vietnam and 7 from Thailand. Apart from the Special Awards, the First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize and Editor’s Awards were also presented among the other 72 teams.

Our country is full of talented students, we can proudly say this because last year in the month of July, an engineering student from the Model Institute of Engineering and technology from Jammu and Kashmir have won the Asia’s Digital Skills Challenge, it was the largest digital skills competition in Asia and was organized by the ICDL Foundation.  Also, a team of six students from Chennai from the Loyola Institute of Business Administration has also achieved third position in UK-India Social Innovation Challenge 2017. It was an UK-India Social Entrepreneurship Education Network (UKISEEN) initiative.

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