Drones prepare to do battle with nets, balls and a Tesla Coil at DroneClash 2019 (bright sparks included!)

How do you take down a drone? This is the question being asked at DroneClash 2019 next Saturday 16th March.

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Robust indoor flight by a team of small drones

Teams of autonomous drones could be used in rescue missions, exploration, and more. How can we enable them to fly together safely? We are working on challenges to solve this. Imagine being able to launch several drones into a building and having them come back with relevant information within minutes – all autonomously. For drones […]

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A novel algorithm for emergent patterns by swarms of simple robots

Small robots have limited perception and processing power. This is an inconvenient truth that we have to deal with. With swarm intelligence, however, we can unlock their potential by enabling them to work together. A novel algorithm for emergent behavior In a recently published work, available (open access) on the Swarm Intelligence Journal, we proposed […]

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Delfy Nimble on NPO

The Delfly Nimble was featured on the program “Kleine beestjes: de superhelden van de aarde” (“Small beasts: the superheroes of Earth”) on Dutch national TV. See more here https://www.npostart.nl/VPWON_1297135

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DroneClash 2019: the bravest and best in counter-drone tech

Public awareness of drones has risen dramatically over recent months. In the wake of the Gatwick drone incidents, the word “drone” has become synonymous with one big problem. The rather tricky question of how to police rogue Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. These UAVs are often so small and quick that they are quite literally off the […]

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Tom van Dijk

New PhD student: Tom van Dijk

We are happy to introduce a new PhD student – Tom van Dijk – within the project “PercEvite: Sense and avoid technology for small drones”. Tom recently graduated from Delft University of Technology with a double MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering and in Systems & Control, with a specialization in robotics and a thesis on […]

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Diana Olejnik

New PhD student: Diana Olejnik

We are happy to introduce a new PhD student. Diana Olejnik within the project: “Bio-inspired control and design of flapping wing MAVs”. Diana graduated from West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland with a M.Sc. degree in Control Engineering & Robotics. Diana will be responsible for developing a highly maneuverable flapping wing MAV with […]

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