Team VAUV is the official Autonomous Underwater Vehicle team of VIT, Vellore. The teamwas founded in 2018 with the sole purpose of designing underwater vehicles for participatingin competitions that are held in various parts of the world. Team VAUV is VIT’s onlyUnderwater Vehicle design team. The team is currently focusing on representing VIT, Velloreat the Singapore AUV Challenge (SAUVC ‘20) to be held in April of 2020.

The Singapore Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge is an exciting event which isattended by students, hobbyists and scientists from various parts of the world. The competitiontakes vehicle design to a whole new level, challenging participants to design and build anautonomous underwater vehicle to complete 4 sets of tasks within a stipulated time frame in anon-dynamic environment.

Over the last 6 months we have assembled a multi-disciplinary team of students from variousengineering streams with diverse domain experience. We have been working day and nightdesigning the AUV. We believe this is an excellent opportunity to understand and designoceanic exploration technology which is the need of the hour and perfectly aligning with ourmotto: Explore, Innovate, Inspire.