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The 3rd Student Design Competition on Networked Computing on the Edge

What is This Competition?

The 3rd student design competition on Networked Computing on the Edge will be held at the CPS-IoT Week in May 13-16 2024. This competition invites student teams of all levels to develop and demonstrate innovative projects on the topic of networked computing for edge applications. Projects of integrated computing, control, and communication components on the ground, underwater or air mobile platforms are welcomed. Topics of interest include but are not limited to unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) networks, urban aerial mobility, autonomous driving, edge computing, and human-machine interfaces. Projects on the development of UAV applications are especially encouraged.


Teams must develop solutions using embedded platforms of advanced computing capabilities. Each team should consist of no more than five members including faculty mentors.

Submission Guidelines

  • Teams are required to submit a project proposal including project title, abstract, team members and advisor(s) to to register for the competition. The abstract should state the objective, approach, novelty and impact, and is limited to 300 words. The registration deadline is March 16, 2024.
  • Registered teams are required to submit the final product by April 27, 2024, including a poster and a product demo.
  • At the conference, each team will make a live presentation and showcase their product through a live demo.
  • Organizers

    Shengli Fu
    Professor and Department Chair
    Electrical Engineering
    University of North Texas

    Junfei Xie
    Associate Professor
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    San Diego State University

    Kejie Lu
    Computer Science and Engineering
    University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

    Yan Wan
    Electrical Engineering
    The University of Texas at Arlington