Senior Eddy Pump Engineer Enters XPRIZE Semifinals

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One of Eddy Pump Corporation senior engineers, Phillip Rhyner has made it to the semifinals of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition.

This is a major accomplishment in a worldwide competition for the 7 million dollar prize, reported Eddy Pump Corp.

Phill heads up the Orca Robotics team, at the same time he is a senior engineer that designs slurry pumps, dredge systems and unmanned dredge vehicles for EDDY Pump.

He played a critical component with the electrical, remote operation and hydraulic design of the Subdredge.

The focus of this Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE is improving deep-sea mapping and exploration tools.

The semi-finalist teams, consisting of almost 350 individuals from 25 countries, will continue their competition later this year.


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