DTRG News

  • Summer Research Scholarships Complete

    We were lucky to have two great summer interns this year, working on various drone components which we may look to use going forward. Junwoo Park looked into the development of a gripper leg for drones, enabling them to land on branches when needed rather than hovering to maintain position. Ivan Hsu investigated the capability […]

  • Outdoors Flying

    Outdoors Flying

    As we near the end of the year, we took one of our regular flying meetings outdoors. We often hold these meetings in the lab as a means for the group to bond, while honing our flying skills via various objectives and obstacles. This time, with the sun shining, it was time for a change, […]

  • Two New Videos

    Two New Videos

    Two new videos have been added to the gallery, as part of the autonomous forestry sampling PhD research conducted by Tzu-Jui Lin, who successfully defended his PhD Thesis recently. These videos, filmed within the motion capture laboratory, highlight two parts of his work. One looks at following not only a desired trajectory, but also doing […]

  • DTRG in Aachen

    DTRG in Aachen

    This week (11-15 September, 2023) the Drone Technology Research Group was in Aachen, Germany, for the 14th Annual International Micro Aerial Vehicles Conference and Competition, hosted by RWTH Aachen. We had no fewer than seven papers at this conference, which can be checked out on our publications page: DTRG also entered the Indoors Competition, a […]

  • DTRG in Florence

    DTRG in Florence

    The Drone Technology Research Group is this week (27 August to 1 September, 2023) in Florence, Italy, to attend the 16th International Conference on Wind Engineering. This conference, drawing in 715 researchers from around the world, is held once every four years. We presented one paper at this conference, Generating sinusoidal flow surges in a […]