SIERRA Recognized as a ‘Life Saver’

March 17th, 2015  / Author: Bryan Brown

MOST AERO’s UAVs are fighting fires and saving lives– NSF just deemed SIERRA a ‘Life Saver’!

Check it out: http://www.nsf.gov/eng/special/lifesavers/image-credits.jsp

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Brandon Cook Receives a Sigma Xi Award

March 2nd, 2015  / Author: Bryan Brown

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MOST-AERO’s Brandon Cook will be receiving a Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIAR) Award. The award will be officially given to Brandon at the Sigma Xi Spring Mixer.

Congratulations Brandon on your proposal!

Popular Science Highlights

February 26th, 2015  / Author: Nick Ernest

Further development of collaboration between MOST-Aero’s Wei Wei and AMP shown in Popular Science.

Read the full article by Erik Sofge here:

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MOST-AERO Director Awarded CEAS Distinguished Researcher Award

February 9th, 2015  / Author: Nick Ernest

MOST-AERO Labs Director Dr. Kelly Cohen has been awarded the University of Cincinnati College of Engineering & Applied Scienced 2015 Distinguished Researcher Award!  Congratulations!

MOST-AERO on 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati

February 9th, 2015  / Author: Nick Ernest

The work done  by MOST-AERO Labs with AMP Electric vehicles on the Horsefly UAV that will be teamed with an electric delivery truck has been highlighted by 91.7 WVXU Cincinnati.

Read and listen to the rest of the story by Ann Thompson here.

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MOST-AERO in National Defense Magazine

January 16th, 2015  / Author: Nick Ernest

National Defense Magazine has interviewed professors and experts on the topic of UAS degrees, including our Dr. Kelly Cohen and UC’s UAV program.  MOST-AERO labs is highlighted, and the article utilizes a picture of our UCRI/AMP HorseFly package delivery UAV as the cover photo.

Read the full story by Sarah Sicard  here.

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Nick Ernest Highlighted on UC CEAS News

October 22nd, 2014  / Author: Nick Ernest

MOST-AERO Student Nick Ernest and his work on novel genetic fuzzy systems to train and control squadrons of UAVs was highlighted in a UC College of Engineering Applies Sciences news article.  Nick is a Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute fellow at Air Force Research working on developing intelligent systems for UAV control in aerial combat missions.

Read the full story by Ashley Duvelius here.

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UC Listed as a Top University for UAS Programs

October 15th, 2014  / Author: Nick Ernest

The October 2014 issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design has listed the University of Cincinnati as a top university for an Unmanned Aerial Systems degree!

Our Director, Dr. Kelly Cohen commented “Our UC UAV research program (disaster management and package delivery) has been cited among the top UAV programs. Many thanks to my collaborators, students, sponsors and administration for the hard work and support over the years.”

Read the full story here.

Sophia Mitchell Named CEAS Engineer of the Month

August 14th, 2014  / Author: Nick Ernest

MOST-AERO’s Sophia Mitchell has been given the award of College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Engineer of the Month.  Sophia is in her fifth year of the ACCEND (dual BA and MS degrees) program and has spent four of her co-op rotations at the NASA Jet Propulsion (JPL) Laboratory.

An article on the UC site by Liz Daubenmire highlights Sophia’s excellent career at Cincinnati.  Congratulations Sophia!

MOST-AERO HorseFly Project in Wired Magazine

June 16th, 2014  / Author: Nick Ernest

Partnering with AMP Electric Vehicles, MOST-AERO researchers are developing a UAV that works alongside an electric delivery truck in order to minimize costs.  Rather than a UAV traveling straight from warehouse to delivery site, this duo will be able to more efficiently deliver a large amount of packages.

The UAV can recharge wirelessly using the truck’s battery, and safety redundancies are in place such as the octorotor design.  Other ease-of-use features are planned, such as the ability for the HorseFly to scan a package’s barcode and then autonomously navigate to the destination.

Read the full article by Marcus Wohlsen here.

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