This page provides news on the RMIT UAS Research Team, information on UAS conferences, and industry activities.
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
The Defence Science Institute and researchers from the University of Melbourne’s Department of Computer and Information Systems are hosting a research forum titled: “Semi-autonomous systems: trust, control, and letting go“. The will … Continue reading
RUASRT researchers Prof Simon Watkins and Dr Abdulghani Mohamed have recently been granted $117,000 from the USAF for a two year program to further develop and commercialise a patented turbulence … Continue reading
RUASRT researchers are currently studying the suitability of using small parachutes for recovering small UAVs. Such recovery techniques represents a method of risk reduction which ensures safe recovery in-case of system failures. … Continue reading
RMIT Researcher Dr Reece Clothier to provide keynote address at the Symposium on RPAS Applications in Fire and Emergency Management. The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) and National Aerial … Continue reading
RUASRT researchers, working in collaboration with researchers from the University of Sydney and LEAP Australia, are using state-of-the-art modelling techniques to study the complex wind flow patterns around cities, paving the way … Continue reading
Insitu Pacific Ltd, AOS, and the RMIT UAS Research Team have successfully demonstrated the next evolution in security technology. The system uses small multi-rotor unmanned aircraft and a network of … Continue reading