MAVLab wins the AlphaPilot AI challenge

We are very proud to officially announce that we have won the AlphaPilot Drone Racing Innovation challenge!

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Open PhD position on learning how to autonomously exploit updrafts

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering  of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, announces a vacancy for one Ph.D. student within the project “Learning how to autonomously exploit updrafts”. Submit applications before December 18, 2019.

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Swarm of tiny drones explores unknown environments

Our latest paper in Science Robotics presents the first swarm of tiny robots that can explore unknown environments completely by themselves. No map, no memory, and no GPS!

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Job Opportunity: NAVY project VTOL winged drone for Maritime Operations

Open position for a senior researcher/project engineer for the NAVY project to design control algorithms for a VTOL winged drone.

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U-space: Drone airspace integration

Fully autonomous drones safely made way for the high priority drones above TU Delft campus.

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Off to IMAV 2019

IMAV offers a unique mix of a competition and a conference. This year, we will take part in the indoor competition in a joint team with the start-up XOSight, as well as present 4 papers.

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Pelican drone ensures super quick water sampling

researchers from TU Delft have developed a ‘pelican drone’: a drone capable of taking water samples quickly, in combination with a measuring instrument that immediately analyses the water quality.

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How Google’s sorting algorithm helps us develop swarms of drones

Our latest paper uses the Google PageRank algorithm to evaluate and optimize the behavior of swarms in a computationally efficient way, aimed at making swarms that are scalable, flexible, and robust.

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The world’s smallest autonomous racing drone

The drone racing team of the MAVLab has presented the currently smallest autonomous racing drone in the world.

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MAVLab selected for the next phase of AlphaPilot

We are happy to announce that we are one of the 9 selected teams for the 2019 AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge!

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