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

Demonstrations were performed with 5 drones above the TUDelft Campus by the MAVLab of TUDelft, a VUTURA consortium partner testing the technical and economic viability of commercial drone flights.

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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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How deep neural networks see distances in a single image

TU Delft scientists have uncovered how deep neural networks see distances in a single image. They report on their findings in an article on the public Arxiv repository.

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(CLOSED) Open PhD position: Bringing swarms of tiny drones to the real world

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, announces a vacancy for one Ph.D. student.

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Featured in “de Volkskrant”: “Learning about about animals? Build a robotic version of them”

Dr. ir. Guido de Croon was featured on an article in the major Dutch newspaper, “de Volkskrant”, wherein he discussed the possibilities of learning about animals through robots. Here is a link to the article: https://www.volkskrant.nl/wetenschap/leren-over-dieren-bouw-er-robotversies-van~b92923de/

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DroneClash 2019: high-tension, high tech and good humoured.

Saturday March 16th 2019: heavy rain and strong winds. No matter for the 500 odd people who gathered in Katwijk’s Hangar 2 for DroneClash 2019.

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