This page provides news on the RMIT UAS Research Team, information on UAS conferences, and industry activities.
RUASRT Researchers will be supporting a free conference and seminar to be held at CivSec 2016. The Australian Association for Unmanned Systems (AAUS), in association with CivSec Australia, will be … Continue reading
Dr Reece Clothier (RMIT) and Prof Jonathan Roberts (QUT) provide commentary on the recently announced amended CASR Part 101 Regulations. Articles and reposts available at the below links: https://theconversation.com/new-relaxed-drone-regulations-will-help-the-industry-take-off-57201 http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2016/04/new-relaxed-drone-regulations-will-help-the-industry-take-off/
The RUASRT was on display at the 2016 Formula One Grand Prix. On static display were a number of research aircraft, which drew plenty of attention from race goers. Team members were … Continue reading
CASA Flight Safety Magazine recently published an article on the potential risk posed by drones to low flying aircraft, featuring expert advice from RUASRT Researcher Dr Reece Clothier. http://www.flightsafetyaustralia.com/2016/03/the-great-un-drone/
Drone security is quickly coming the hot topic for Government, regulators and industry stakeholders. This week RUASRT Lead Dr Reece Clothier published an article in the inaugural SUAS Guide (Issue 1, January, pp.66-69). … Continue reading
RUASRT are working in conjunction with the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST-G) on the integration of single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD) sensor arrays into multi-rotor UAS for mapping, localization, and obstacle … Continue reading
Our research into “soaring drones” has appeared as a feature article in GizMag! Well done to Dr Alex Fisher, Dr Matthew Marino and the rest of the RMIT UAS Research Team involved in this world first research. More information:
- GizMag feature article here.
- Journal paper in Bioinspiration & Biomimetics here.
Prof Simon Watkins, Dr Abdulghani Mohamed and Dr Jennifer Palmer (Defence Science and Technology Group) were recently successful in attracting $45,000 from the Defence Science Institute (DSI) to construct an … Continue reading
RUASRT is working with Melbourne-based company Flight Data Systems to develop a next-generation Ground Control System for remotely-piloted aircraft. The research will explore the use of multi-modal human-machine interface technologies … Continue reading