Welcome to the Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Project. RoboSub 2019 is just around the corner, and we are excited to unveil the new Auri 2.0!

RoboSub 2019 will occur during the week of July 29 – August 4 in sunny San Diego, California. Keep your eye out for our competition blogs throughout the excitement of the week!

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Admin Team

Dedicated to organizing events, the admin team takes care of all of ARVP’s business needs. From fundraisers to finances, media to outreach, and of course, planning the logistics around RoboSub, the admin team makes sure ARVP is a well oiled machine.

Electrical Team

The bridge between mechanical and software, the electrical team pieces together all of the hardware required to have our robots up and running.

Mechanical Team

Responsible our robots’ sleek design, the mechanical team designs and machines our new robots, as well as provides the proper maintenance for robots currently in use.

Software Team

The software team is responsible for controlling the mechanical parts of the robot, as well as implementing machine learning algorithms so that the robot can autonomously engage with the tasks it’s presented.

See more about the teams

Our members

James Hryniw

Project Team Lead

Andrew Schroeder

Electrical Team Lead

Suzana Trac

Mechanical Team Co-Lead

Noni Hua

Software Team Lead

Andreea Muresan

Admin Team Lead

Curtis Stewart

Mechanical Team Co-Lead
Click on their names for a list of members in their team!

From the blog

ARVP Stories – James Hryniw

James Hryniw is a fourth-year software engineering student at the University of Alberta and the current Project Lead of ARVP. James’s interest in robotics started during seventh grade, when he first learned how to program robots to complete a series of tasks as part of the FIRST Lego League (FLL) and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) […]

Robosub 2018: Captain’s Log

Robosub 2018 was an amazing experience. After attending four Robosub competitions, I can safely say that this was one of the most amazing years for the team. Before I get into more details, I should tell you a little bit about the competition. Starting Tuesday morning, the teams have until Thursday to qualify for the […]

Robosub 2018 Days 2,3, & 4: Auri Awakens – The Road To Semifinals

By Jon Machinski The road to semifinals was not as easy as we had hoped. We did start off day 2 right, I woke up at 5:45 am and got to the daily draw a little late, but still got us a 12 noon start time. This was alright since we could use the setup […]

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