Students of the University of Danang won the championship of UAVS-NSW's IT idea competition

08/10/2021

Students of the University of Danang won the championship of UAVS-NSW's IT idea competition

 

 

Three students of the University of Danang (University of Science and Technology (UD-DUT), Vietnam-Korea University of Information and Communication Technology (UD-VKU)) won the first prize at the grand finale of an IT idea competition virtually hosted by the United Associations of Vietnamese Students in New South Wales (UAVS-NSW), Australia, with the project on the application of WREF software to support farmers as well as adapt to weather and climate change.

The virtual finale of the UAVS Hackatrix "Fix the Glitch" 2021 took place on October 3rd included 05 team from prestigious universities

The excellent AnCV team from the University of Danang

The AnCV team included students Nguyen Dinh Huy (Water Resources Engineering Faculty), Nguyen Le Anh Minh (Faculty of IT) from UD-DUT and Nguyen Minh Thang (Faculty of Software Technology) from UD-VKU had excellently surpassed 69 teams with more than 300 students from various universities in Australia and Vietnam to achieve the Championship. The team was rewarded 2,000 AUD (1,400 USD) and scholarships after they championed the UAVS Hackatrix "Fix the Glitch" 2021 for a project on AI-based solutions for agriculture in Viet Nam.

The WEEF software of AnCV team

Basing on artificial intelligence (AI) technology combined with remote sensing (GIS) and data in the fields of weather, hydrology (Open weather) and agriculture (Harvest Helper), AnCV team had proposed a feasible project with technology products including: 01 application for farmers, 01 application for agricultural product retailers, 01 application for pesticide retailers and 01 AnCv-WREF website to connect and support farmers to monitor and forecast weather, assess crop development, and suggest solutions to ensure productivity.

They are among five teams competing in the finale. The second and third prize recipients were awarded for projects in healthcare.

The competition followed a series of activities targeting Vietnamese students in Australia initiated by UAVS-NSW since it was established three years ago.

 

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