Team AMORE Places in RoboBoat 2024 Competition

Contact: Sheridan Worth, Director of Marketing at Lake Superior State University, , 906-635-2689

(Sault Ste. Marie, MI)  – Team AMORE, the exceptional group of undergraduate students from Lake Superior State University, achieved a remarkable milestone in the RoboBoat 2024 competition held in Sarasota, FL.

The primary objective of RoboBoat 2024 was to design and develop an autonomous boat, challenging participating teams to showcase their technical prowess and innovative solutions. Team AMORE, comprising students from diverse majors, including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Robotics Engineering, Mechatronics, Biology, and Business, demonstrated their collaborative spirit and interdisciplinary excellence throughout the competition.

The final results of RoboBoat 2024 reflected Team AMORE’s dedication and ingenuity, securing an impressive 5th place out of 19 participating teams. This significant accomplishment not only highlights their technical approach but also places them among the top performers in a highly competitive field.

Assistant Professor Edoardo Sarda, the team’s advisor, expressed his pride in Team AMORE’s achievements, stating, “The transformation from the previous year’s performance to successfully placing 5th in RoboBoat 2024 is a testament to the team’s dedication and continuous improvement. The competition not only provides hands-on learning but also fosters a competitive spirit that propels our students towards remarkable careers.”

In addition to their placement, Team AMORE received a well-deserved award of $1000, recognizing their outstanding performance in the competition. 

As Team AMORE looks ahead, guided by Edoardo Sarda, they continue to exemplify the spirit of innovation and collaboration. Their journey in RoboBoat 2024 not only adds another accolade to their growing list of achievements but also showcases the transformative impact of experiential learning in robotics.

For further information or media inquiries, please contact: Edoardo Sarda, Assistant Professor, 906-635-2738