UAV Sensors and Systems
To extend the sensing capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by fully exploiting the capabilities of sensors and systems which exploit the electromagnetic spectrum.
Issues Involved or Addressed
The development of sensors and systems that can be placed on a UAV platform, where the main limiting factors are space, the available payload, and the aerodynamics of the UAV.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
Electronic and Computer Engineering: Signal processing, electromagnetism, telecommunication.
Mechanical Engineering: Aeronautical engineering, UAV design.
Industrial Engineering: Systems engineering
Prof. Warren du Plessis