Dr. Sharma chaired Collaborative Robot Navigation Session at 2016 IEEE/ION Position Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS) held in Savannah, Georgia from April 11 to April 14, 2016.
Anusna Chakraborty presents a paper titled “Cooperative Localization for Fixed Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” in IEEE/ION PLANS 2016.
Dr. Sharma receives a grant of $100,000 for real-time cooperative navigation from Munitions Directorate, Air Force Research Lab.
Dr. Marc Maguire (CEE) and Dr. Rajnikant Sharma (ECE) gets a small phase 1 research contract ($45, 725) from Idaho Transportation Department (IDT) for the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Bridge Inspection and 3D Image Reconstruction.
Thomas Fisher presented the following two papers in 2016 AIAA SciTech Conference held in San Diego from Jan 5-Jan8.
- Rajnikant Sharma, Sivakumar Rathinam “Cooperative-timing Attack with Smart Munitions using Cooperative Localization in Contested Environments”, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2016.
- Thomas Fisher, Rajnikant Sharma, “Rudder Augmented Trajectory Correction for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Decrease Lateral Flight Line Errors of Fixed Camera Imagery” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference 2016.