SUAS 2018

The 2018 SUAS Competition was held June 13th to June 16th, 2018. A total of 69 teams competed (35 domestic, 31 international), 63 submitted Technical Design papers, 51 presented Flight Readiness Reviews (FRR), 51 teams attended, and 47 were able to get airborne. A total of $70,700 was awarded to teams. This was the first year to have interop-only ODLC submission (no paper or USB drive).

University & TeamAwards
Universite de Sherbrooke
VAMUdeS
First Place
Best Mission Demonstration
Cyber Security Award
Flint Hill School
AnimusFerus
Second Place
Best High School Award
Virginia Tech
Avis Impar
Third Place
Cornell University
CUAir
Fourth Place
Best Technical Design
Best Flight Readiness Review
Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering (MPSTME)
UAS NMIMS
Fifth Place
University of Toronto
University of Toronto Aerospace Team
Just Joe Sportsmanship Award
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Dr. Arthur Reyes Safety Award
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
Flow Design
Dawn Jaeger Tenacity Award
Overall
Rank
University & TeamMission /
Journal /
Presentation
1Universite de Sherbrooke
VAMUdeS
1 / 5 / 2
2Flint Hill School
AnimusFerus
2 / 31 / 7
3Virginia Tech
Avis Impar
3 / 7 / 3
4Cornell University
CUAir
4 / 1 / 1
5Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering (MPSTME)
UAS NMIMS
8 / 20 / 4
6University of Texas at Austin
UAV Austin
7 / 6 / 15
7Istanbul Technical University
ITUNOM UAV Team
9 / 18 / 12
8Yildiz Technical University
Lagari
5 / 26 / 21
9Brigham Young University
BYU AUVSI
11 / 25 / 20
10Ramaiah Institute of Technology
Edhitha
10 / 32 / 30
11University of Maryland College Park
Maryland UAS
13 / 10 / 34
12University of Toronto
University of Toronto Aerospace Team
14 / 4 / 33
13Technion Israel Institute of Technology
TAS - Technion Aerial Systems
17 / 3 / 10
14Saint Louis University
SLUAV
15 / 30 / 13
15Ecole de Technologie Superieure
Dronolab
18 / 24 / 5
16Calvert Hall College High School
Aerocards
12 / 55 / 35
17Norfolk State University
TARA
6 / 62 / 40
18California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
CPP UAS
19 / 22 / 16
19University of Pennsylvania
Penn Aerial Robotics
21 / 17 / 25
20Delhi Technological University
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS-DTU)
29 / 2 / 14
21North Carolina State University
Aerial Robotics Club
25 / 21 / 22
22Stanford University Stanford
AIR (Aerial Intelligence & Reconnaissance)
28 / 15 / 19
23Military Technical College
Sky Thunder
24 / 36 / 24
24University of California, Los Angeles
Unmanned Aerial Systems at UCLA
27 / 27 / 27
25University of Alberta
University of Alberta Aerial Robotics Group (UAARG)
31 / 29 / 8
26Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
22 / 41 / 38
27Rutgers University
RUAutonomous
30 / 23 / 26
28SRM University
SRM-UAV
37 / 8 / 11
29Clark College
Clark Aerospace Program
26 / 38 / 42
30Christopher Newport University
Christopher Newport University UAS
16 / 44 / 48
31Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi
Aurora
35 / 13 / 18
32University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii Drone Technologies
23 / 49 / 43
33Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
Flow Design
34 / 45 / 31
34Selcuk University
S-Air
20 / 58 / 51
35McGill University
McGill Robotics
41 / 11 / 6
36Purdue University
Purdue Aerial Robotics Team IEEE
32 / 40 / 47
37Monroe Community College
MCC Drone Design Team
40 / 33 / 29
38University of California, San Diego
UCSD AUVSI
41 / 12 / 17
39Anadolu University
SUAS-Anadolu
41 / 35 / 9
40University of California, Irvine
UAV Forge
41 / 16 / 28
41Polish Air Force Academy
UAVio
33 / 61 / 45
42Palos Verdes High School
PVIT UAV Team
39 / 59 / 37
43VIT University
SEDS - VIT
41 / 14 / 36
44Concordia University
UAV Concordia
36 / 63 / 44
45Kocaeli University
KOUSTECH
41 / 48 / 23
46Rowan University
Rowan RAS
41 / 52 / 32
47United States Naval Academy
Air Goat
38 / 34 / 50
48Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Rakshak
41 / 39 / 41
49Mississippi State University
Xipiter Student UAV Team
41 / 9 / 46
50Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering
Project Jatayu
41 / 51 / 39
51University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M-Fly
52 / 19 / 52
52University of Rome, La Sapienza
Sapienza Flight Team
41 / 56 / 49
53Munich University of Applied sciences
S.A.M. Student Aviation Munich
52 / 28 / 52
54University of California, Riverside
UCR UAS
52 / 37 / 52
55University of Arizona
Arizona Autonomous
52 / 42 / 52
56University of British Columbia
UBC Unmanned Aircraft Systems
52 / 43 / 52
57Chulalongkorn University
TARUS
52 / 46 / 52
58Michigan State University
MSU Unmanned Systems
52 / 47 / 52
59Pennsylvania State University
Penn State Unmanned Aerial Systems
52 / 50 / 52
60Harvard University
Harvard Undergraduate Robotics Club
52 / 53 / 52
61Institute of Technology, Nirma University
Team ARROW
52 / 54 / 52
62Lahore Univeristy of Management Sciences
LUMS UAV
52 / 57 / 52
63Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management
Team Challengers
52 / 60 / 52
-Kansas State University
Team SpyKat
- / - / -
-North Dakota State University
Flying Bison
- / - / -
-Simon Fraser University
Team Guardian
- / - / -
-UC Berkeley
Cal Aero
- / - / -
-University of Missouri, Columbia
Flying Tigers
- / - / -
-University of West Florida
UWF Air Argos
- / - / -

Journal papers can be downloaded by clicking on the team name.

Competition Years

2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002