Grand Prize (Category I - An Invention)
Project title: “SNAPP” – The Search and Rescue (SAR) robotic fish
Executive Committee: Muhammad Saad Shahid Anwel (President) (Department of Mechanical Engineering), Taha Abid, Le Chi Lim, Pawan Raskoti
Project supervisor: Dr Zhang Fu
The “SNAPP” robotic fish currently holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest 50m swim by a robotic fish in 22.92s or at 2.18 m/s (meters per second). With their previous success, the team is now turning its goal to solve real-world problems such as data collection for marine exploration and pollution monitoring. It can be used to collect water data such as temperature, pH, etc. and also for real-time mapping and monitoring of specimens in the environment such as coral reefs, microplastics, etc.
For more information about the project, please visit: https://innoacademy.engg.hku.hk/robofishbreed2021/
For news about the world fastest robotic fish, please visit: https://www.hku.hk/press/news_detail_22621.html