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MathWorks Minidrone Competition

Deakin University 2022 | Virtual

    Learn how to develop an autonomous minidrone line follower and develop key skills like Model-Based Design relevant to the industry—all while having fun using drones!

    The application deadline has passed for this competition.

Deakin University 2022 Competition Details

Round 1 | Simulation

Develop path planning, image processing, and control systems for a minidrone line follower in simulations

Round 2 | Showcase

Submit a video presentation of your approach used in the simulation round and participate in an audience Q&A session

This competition is open to students from all Australian Universities

Get Ready to Fly

1. Apply to receive all the competition materials. 

2. Watch the MathWorks Minidrone Competition video series to better understand the competition details.

3. Review the competition rules and guidelines.

4. Complete MATLAB Onramp, Simulink Onramp, and Stateflow Onramp courses before starting to work on your algorithm.

Competition Timeline




16 August 2022
Simulation Submission

23 August 2022

Finalists Declaration 23 September 2022
Video Submission 10 October 2022
Final Round 26 October 2022

No participation fees

Free self-paced tutorials

Complimentary MathWorks software