SQU, represented by the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at the College of Engineering, participated for the third successive year with the submarine Sultanah at the world submarine race, held bi-annually in Maryland in the U.S.A.
As many as 27 submarines representing universities from the U.S.A, U.K , Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Mexico, New Zeeland and Oman took part in the race. Sultanah submarine has made an impressive achievement this year as it came 7th on the world level for all categories and 6th in the special category in terms of speed. It also came forth on country level after the Netherlands, the U.S.A and the U.K. The technical report of the team has been selected among the best five of the 27 reports submitted to the arbitration panel.