Unmanned Systems Research Consortium

Graduate Research

More than 4 PhD, 20 Masters from 2003-Present


Design and Evaluation of Inflatable Wings for UAVs

  • Andrew Simpson – MS ME 2003, PhD ME 2008


Aeromechanics of Low Reynolds Number Inflatable Rigidizable Wings

  • Michiko Usui – MS ME 2004


Ardea: A Reconfigurable Architecture for Fault Tolerant Distributed Embedded Systems

  • Osamah A. Rawashdeh – PhD, EE, 2005


Design of an Autopilot for a Light UAV

  • Adam Groves – MSEE, ELEN, 2006


A Network Processing Node for Light Unmanned Aircraft

  • Timothy Arrowsmith – MSEE, ELEN 2006


Finite Element Modeling of an Inflatable Wing

  • John Rowe – MS ME 2007


Numerical Simulation of Two Flow Control Approaches for Low Reynolds Number Applications

  • Dan Reasor – MS ME 2007


A Controller Area Network Layer for Reconfigurable Embedded Systems

  • Nithyananda Jeganathan – MSEE, ELEN, 2007


Histogram Function Based Image Filtering UAV Plug-in for NASA Worldwind 1.4

  • Chandan Kumar Reddy Gaddikoppula – MSEE, ELEN, 2009


Constrained Volume Packing of Deployable Wings for Unmanned Aircraft

  • Turner Harris – MS ME 2010


Reconfigurable CAN Network Layer for Light Aircraft

  • Darren Brown – MSEE, ELEN, 2010


Experimental Flow Visualization for Corrugated Airfoils at Low Reynolds Number Including the Development of a Pitch and Plunge Fixture

  • Jeremy Sparks – MS ME 2011


Perch Landing Maneuvers and Control for a Rotating-Wing MAV

  • Jonathan Lubbers – MS ME 2011


Low Reynolds Number Flow Field Modification via Traveling Wave Actuation of a Vertically Aligned Wire Array Surface

  • John C. Calhoun– MS ME 2012


Aerodynamics and Control of a Deployable Wing for Autonomous Flight

  • Michael Thamann – MS ME 2012


Design and Flight Testing of a Warping Wing for Autonomous Flight Control

  • Brady Doepke – MS ME 2013