Alexandria University - ROBO-TECH


Team Name: ROBO-TECH

Organization: Alexandria University

Competition Class: EXPLORER

Regional: Egypt Super Regional

Company Spec Sheet

What were the other options for your team’s name?  If there was only ever the one option for your name, what is the origin of your team’s name?

our team's name is just an abbreviation for robots-technology.

What word/phrase is most often heard when your team is working on your ROV?

"there's a problem with (fill in the blank)"

Which job or thing your team has to do is the hardest? Why?

Teaching new generations of EXPLORERS and RANGERS each year is always the most challenging job for every generation in our team.

What is your team's go-to snack food(s)?

Falafel, Koshari, chicken with rice and sometimes just any thing that would keep us up and working

What was the most celebrated/happiest/best/epic moment of success making your ROV?

Winning 2nd place in Arab Regional Competition in 2019 (Explorers and Rangers) was and still the most celebrated moment for our team, we worked hard for it and we knew we would win.

What was your most memorable challenge/complete fail in building your ROV? 

We can't think of just one.

What "theme" – the scientific or physical problem to be addressed with an ROV task – would you most like to see included in future competition missions?

Having more than one ROV cooperate to do a complex task.

What innovation do you think would completely change how ROVs solve problems in the future?

Autonomous mapping and detection of any thing underwater would be very helpful in data collecting about the oceans and life underwater

If you could swap ROVs with any team – past or present – what team would it be?

We would swap with Tethys team 2019 international (we think they came from Switzerland), their ROV was just elegant

If your team had/has one, what is your team’s “theme song”?

”Back in Black” by AC/DC: