Team Mora Avions become the 2nd runner up in IMechE UAS Challenge Competition 2021



Team Mora Avions, a group of students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, representing the university has successfully completed the IMechE UAS (Unmanned Air Systems) Challenge Competition (Virtual) 2021 and become the 2nd runner-up competing with 15 teams from all across the world competing in the finals. They have also been able to win the Award for the Best Environmental Sustainable Design. The members of the winning team are,

Mr. Abeysinghe AHMSC
Ms. Adikaram NWAMSH
Mr. Ariyarathne HRSKB
Mr. Chamika KKDV
Mr. Chathuranga GD
Mr. De Silva AKM
Mr. Maduranga THSD
Mr. Prasanna KM
Mr. Somarathna HMKV
Mr. Wijesinghe WPDNN

The group was guided by Dr. Jayasekara JGAS, Prof. Jayaweera ND, and Dr. Samaraweera KKMNP and ably supported by Mora Avions alumnus Mr. Dakshaka Amarathunga. The Department of Mechanical Engineering is grateful to all who supported to finish this year's competition on a high note and hope this achievement will pave the way for a bright future for the Aeronautical Engineering Stream at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa.

Click here to find out more about the competition and winning teams.



The UAS Design


Team members - From top left: Mr. De Silva AKM, Mr. Abeysinghe AHMSC, Mr. Ariyarathne HRSKB, Mr. Somarathna HMKV, and Mr. Wijesinghe WPDNN. From bottom left: Mr. Chamika KKDV, Ms. Adikaram NWAMSH, Mr. Chathuranga GD, Mr. Prasanna KM, and Mr. Maduranga THSD.