Robotics and Intelligent Machines Center at Georgia Tech., various commercial partners, US government.

AquaBots

Goals

The VIP Team will look at the challenging domain of Maritime Robotics. The oceans cover over 70% of our planet’s surface and constitute a critical element in our quality of life, including the climate and the resources and food that we obtain from the sea.  The goal of this team will be to address new research in maritime robotics including navigation of underwater and surface vehicles, mapping and exploration underwater, and other challenging maritime robotic technologies.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Marine robotics, sensing/perception of objects in unstructured marine environment, autonomous systems, collaborative technology, power and energy

Methods and Technologies

  • Image processing
  • Software Development
  • Mechanical Design
  • Embedded Systems Development
  • Process Analysis and Simulation
  • Dynamic System Analysis
  • Process Design
  • General Software Skills

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

1:30-2:20

Day: 

Thurs

Location: 

VL 465

Team Advisors

Sponsor(s)

Robotics and Intelligent Machines Center at Georgia Tech., various commercial partners, US government.