KMUTNB Triumphs as Nine-time World RoboCup Rescue Champions

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin, KMUTNB President, revealed on 13 July 2023 that the iRAP Robot team of KMUTNB students had joined the World RoboCup Rescue 2023 during 4 – 10 July 2024 at Bordeaux, France.

Presently, the competition has been concluded. The iRAP Robot team from KMUTNB won the world champion for the ninth time. Also, the team won other two additional awards, including the Best in Class Mobility Award and Best in Class Mapping.

The RoboCup Rescue Robot 2023 was joined by 17 teams from 11 countries across the world, including United States, Germany, France, Japan, China, Australia, Turkey, Mexico, Bangladesh, South Korea and Thai. 

The Hector Darmstadt team from Germany won the First runner-up while the Quix team from Japan won Second runner-up.

The team members are as follows 

  1. Mr. Thitiyos Prakaitham
  2. Mr. Phumithat Sangkhaphan
  3. Mr. Sakdithat Vinitsorn 
  4. Mr. Jirakarn Sukcharoen  
  5. Mr. Chaiyapruk Laohapanich  
  6. Mr. Artit Narasetthakul 
  7. Mr. Peeyaphoom Thanawutthianan  
  8. Mr. Kolpat Boonleua 
  9. Mr. Thoranin Oonariya 
  10. Mr. Tanakorn Kulsri 
  11. Mr. Noppadol Jumrussri 
  12. Mr. Jedsadakorn Chainarapipat 
  13. Mr. Pubadee Bunjing 

The supervisors of the iRAP Robot team includes 

  1. Asst. Prof. Somchai Vetchakam 
  2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teerawat Boonyasopon 
  3. Dr. Jiraphan Inthiam 
  4. Dr. Alan Blattler 
  5. Asst. Prof. Dr. Noppadol  Pudchuen