2020 Final Contest “Specialized Model”

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2020 Final Contest “Specialized Model”
On the evening of 13/7/2020 Final round of the "Specialized Model" year 2020 was taken place at the Hall C1, hosted by the Youth Union of University of Transport and Communications – Campus in Ho Chi Minh City. In this event, there was the presence of several Delegates:
  • Guest delegates: Mr. Ho Tan Dat - Deputy Director of HCMC Student Cultural House; Mr. Tran Duc Su - Deputy Director of HCM City Center for Young Science and Technology Development;
  • University delegates: Dr. Vo Truong Son - Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee, Deputy Director of UTC2; Dr. Ngo Chau Phuong - Head of Department of Science, Technology and Foreign Affairs;
  • UTC2 Yourth Union Delegation: Mr. Vu Van Dinh - Secretary of UTC2 Youth Union; Msc. Nguyen Thanh Thoa - Deputy Secretary of UTC2 Youth Union.
Especially, all team guide supervisors (UTC2 lecturers) and nearly 500 students passionate about scientific research were also present in the Hall.
 
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The specialized model contest was held for the first time at University of Transport and Communications - Campus in HCMC in 2015. This year is the 5th consecutive contest organized by UTC2 Youth Union. This is an academic competition to promote students' creativity, providing students good chances for applying the theory they have learned in the university to practice, thereby encouraging the interest in their fields of study.

This contest was a large playground for science and technology for students. Many models and products performed by UTC2 students who have won high prizes in the City and National academic competitions, typically such as the Gold Medal at Ho Chi Minh City Creative Youth Festival in 2017 and 2019; Eureka Science Research Student Award, etc.

In order to make a fair, accurate assessment and to support the Organizing Committee to find the best team, it is indispensable to be a part of the jury:
  • Dr. Ngo Chau Phuong - Head of Science Technology Department and Foreign Affairs;
  • Mr. Ho Tan Dat - Deputy Director of HCMC Student Cultural House;
  • Mr. Tran Duc Su - Deputy Director of the HCM City Center for Young Science and Technology Development.
     
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This year's competition has attracted nearly 40 contest models from UTC2 Faculties and Departments. Through the preliminary round, the Organizing Committee has selected 14 best teams to be present in the final night:

1. Model of virtual reality building
2. Model of controlling robotic arm by image processing
3. Software for calculating the load-bearing capacity of the piles according to Vietnam Standard of TCVN 1183 - 2017
4. Integrated air filtration device on the motorbike
5. Self-balancing two-wheeled robot model.
6. Student support website in University of Transport and Communications – Campus in HCMC
7. Variable stress measurement software to assess bridge load capacity.
8. Automated floating floor car parking
9. Design of bridge oscillator
10. 4-seat electric cars using solar energy
11. Management system of Union members.
12. The Golden Star Bridge
13. Accident identification and warning system by image processing technology.
14. Solar battery charger.

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In this final round, each team would have 7 minutes to present, demo their models and 5 minutes of questions and answers to the judges. After the exciting introduction of 14 products, the Organizers also found the best teams in this year's contest as following:

  • First prize: Model of controlling robotic arm by image processing.
  • Second prize: 4-seat electric cars using solar energy.
  • Third prize: Accident recognition and warning system by image signing processing technology
  • Third prize: Student support website in University of Transport and Communications – Campus in HCMC
  • Third prize: Automated floating floor car parking
  • Voted Award: Automated floating floor car parking
  • The resting models were selected as consolation prizes
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Editor: Vu Van Dinh

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