GOALS: To develop miniature robotic blimps and autonomous underwater vehicles for environmental monitoring, security surveillance, sensing networks, and human-robot interaction.
METHODS & TECHNOLOGIES: Embedded Systems, Software Programming, Control Systems, Sensors, Design.
RESEARCH/DESIGN ISSUES: Autonomy in airborne and maritime environments, which includes object recognition, feedback control, navigation, path planning, multi-agent systems, and human-robot interaction.
MEETING TIME: Wed, 6:00-6:50
ADVISORS: Fumin Zhang (ECE), Karim Sabra (ME)
PARTNERS & SPONSORS: National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research
MAJORS, PREPARATION AND INTERESTS:
- EE, CmpE - Background/interest in embedded systems, control, software development and sensor technology.
- CmpE, CS, CM - Background/interest in software development and robotics.
- ME - Background/Interest in design, structure, vibration and dynamics, acoustics, instrumentation
- MGMT - Background/interest in marketing and commercialization
CONTACT: Prof. Fumin Zhang, 404-385-2751, firstname.lastname@example.org