Exploratory Robotics: Formerly JetPack-X 4 Mars
Team is full
Returning students may still apply
GOALS: To design and build human-worn exoskeletons and drones to support exploration of extreme environments on Earth and Mars.
METHODS & TECHNOLOGIES: Design and prototyping of exoskeletons; experimentation to determine exoskeleton performance. Design and construction of drones for exploration of extreme environments.
RESEARCH/DESIGN ISSUES: Human-robot interaction, power management, systems engineering, aerodynamics, structual analysis, control algorithms, computer aided design, mission planning, design of experiments, prototype construction.
MEETING TIME: Thurs, 10:55-11:45
ADVISORS: GTRI: Michael Mayo, Paula Gomez, Courtland Bivens
GT: Jun Ueda (ME), Aaron Young (ME)
PARTNERS & SPONSORS: Kennedy Space Center Swampworks, Jetpack Aviation Inc.
MAJORS, PREPERATION AND INTERESTS:
AE - systems integration, Lunar and Martian Exploration research, propulsion, flight control, dynamics, unmanned systems, autonomy, systems engineering, simulation.
ME - mechanical design, prototyping, robotics, space suit integration.
Materials Sciences - composites, robotics, advanced metals, nano-technology.
ECE - electrical engineering, circuits, software, power generation, and hardware integration Computing-human computer interaction, robotics, algorithms, wearable displays, modeling and simulation.
Architecture - design and prototyping, GIS and tracking systems.
BIO, BME - bio inspired design, biomechanical systems, robotics.
EAS - Lunar and Martian geology, hydrology, geochemistry, sensing, exploration methods.
CEE - structural and geotechnical design, environmental engineering.
Health Systems - Prosthetics and orthotics,
Human Factors Engineering
Scientific Art and Illustration
CONTACT: Michael Mayo; Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org