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Queen Mary's Hyperlink group wins the Low Power Award for the Electronic System and awarded second place for Propulsion System in an international student competition hosted by the University of Waterloo, Canada

9 June 2022

Hyperlink students at the competition
Hyperlink students at the competition
The student teams at the competition
The student teams at the competition

Hyperlink is a London student group that is mostly based at the School of Engineering and Materials of Science, QMUL (https://www.hyperlinklondon.com/ ). The QMUL students - Katarzyna Lichy, Marcin Bielicki, Michal Makowka and Matthew Clisby attended the Canadian Hyperloop Competition that took place in Waterloo, Ontario 27-29 May 2022 , representing the UK and was the only team from Europe which qualified to compete with top Canadian and American student teams.

Hyperlink won the Low Power Award for the Electronic System and was also awarded second place for Propulsion System. The technical jury consisted of Clive Chan - Senior Engineer for Tesla, Mini Gupta - Director of Electronically Systems in Metrolinx, Rajdeep Deb - Senior R&D at Eurotube, Teodor Rosca - Lead Engineer at Swisspod. The conference included a key talk by Ryan Jansen, CTO of Transpod, which develops full-scale Hyperloop technology.

The QMUL Hyperlink team was also interviewed by a Canadian radio and TV station: https://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/hyperloop-teams-from-around-the-world-explore-the-final-frontier-of-tra…

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Updated by: Eldad Avital