Welcome to the Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Project. RoboSub 2018 is just around the corner, and we are excited to unveil the new Auri 2.0! Come out and help us reveal the new Auri on July 7th, 2018. More details to follow, so stay tuned!


RoboSub 2018 will occur during the week of July 30 – August 5 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

Rumman Waqar

Project Team Lead

Alain Letourneau

Electrical Team Lead

Ryan van Drecht

Mechanical Team Co-Lead

James Hryniw

Software Team Lead
Jon Machinski – Co-Team Lead

Jon Machinski

Admin Team Lead

Curtis Stewart

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

From the blog

July 27, 2017 – Day 4: Is This Turning Into a Pattern?

The alarm that is Jon blared loud throughout the rooms, waking all of us up. From under my pillow, I peaked at the clock. In red block numbers it showed 6:30. Wow, that’s early. But I guess we have our static judging today at 8:50, so we have to be prepared! For breakfast, it was […]

July 26, 2017 – Day 3: Murhpy’s Law

  “Get up everyone!” Jon bawls at those sleeping sacks of exhausted engineers like a military corporal who caught his soldier’s sleeping on duty. “Oh god, not again” I think to myself. The first pool test is scheduled for 7:30 so its no surprise that everyone was essentially sleep walking as we piled into the […]

July 25, 2017 – Day 2: A Rollercoaster of a Day

It’s 1:00 in the morning, the epoxy has dried, and the robot is ready to go in the pool and get tested. “Glug glug”, the sound that makes us immediately freeze to our spots as water starts leaking inside Auri like a faucet. Suddenly, Brayden and Mike jumped to action, pulled Auri out of the […]

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