IIT-Madras team qualifies for Euro hyperloop week

Chennai: IIT-Madras’ Team Avishkar Hyperloop has become one of the top teams in the world to qualify for European Hyperloop Week, to be held from 19 to 25 July virtually due to the pandemic- related travel restrictions.

Despite the challenges from pandemic, students collaborated closely from their homes to revamp the pods’ sub-systems with scalable and efficient technologies and manufactured and tested a Hyperloop Pod Prototype.

The team is working with a vision to develop technologies for future modes of high-speed transportation with applications in various fields including Defence, Logistics and Aerospace Industry, among others, a release from IIT-Madras said.