Student Team Dong Yang placed 11th at International Robot Competition

Dong Yang team, a group of mechatronics students from the PSU Department of Mechanical Engineering, had the honor to represent Thailand in the international robot competition Robocup Eindhoven 2013. This event was held at Eindhoven, Netherlands, on 26th-30th June, with the aim to speed up the development of effective and cheap robot technology to aid people in everyday tasks. The competition was held in three categories: RoboCup Soccer, RoboCup Rescue and RoboCup@Home.

Dong Yang team joined RoboCup@Home, which involved situations of robots helping people in their daily lives at home and in public. With their robot “Jarvis”, Dong Yang team passed the first round of the compeition, along with 10 other teams. The top 5 teams from the second round entered the final round. Dong Yang Team got the 11th rank with a score of 2,483. Three noteworthy Thai teams that also joined RoboCup@Home are SKUBA from Kasetsart University (8th rank), TRCC from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (13th rank) and BART LAB Assistbot from Mahidol University (20th rank).

Past accomplishments

Dong Yang team got the 1st prize trophy of Thailand Robot Championship 2012 from Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. Team members are:

  • Mr. Pongsakorn Chanchaichujit
  • Mr. Peerayut Sae-Kow
  • Mr. Anwa Rachawana
  • Mr. Todsaporn Kongsudjarit
  • Mr. Phichai Bomlai
  • Mr. Aekasit Karnjanakaew

Advisors are:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pruittikorn Smithmaitrie
  • Dr. Warit Witchakul

robocup 2013
robocup 2013



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